The Productivity Paradox: What Is It And How Can We Move Beyond It?

It’s a depressing adage we’ve all heard time and time again: An increase in technology does not necessarily translate to an increase in productivity. Put another way by Robert Solow, a Nobel laureate in economics, “You can see the computer age everywhere but in the productivity statistics.” In other words, just because our computers are getting […]

Lung cancer: Most common warning signs of deadly tumour – are you at risk?

Lung cancer affects about 44,500 people every year in the UK. It’s most commonly caused by smoking. Cigarettes are responsible for more than 85 per cent of all lung cancer cases. But how do you know if you’re at risk of the disease? Lung cancer symptoms are difficult to spot in its earlier stages. As […]

Android WARNING: Could users have to pay for Google software after huge EU fine?

Yesterday Google was hit with the whopping fine by the European Commission. The Brussels regulator insisted the tech giant had used Android illegally to “cement its dominant position” in user searches. It was argued that Google requiring Android phone manufacturers to pre-install its Chrome browser and Search app had allowed it to gain an unfair […]

What Is Procrastination (And the Complete Guide to Stop Procrastinating)

If you have so many things to do that you often find yourself struggling to finish projects and tasks and move on to other stuff, you’re certainly not alone. Studies show that over 20 percent of the adult population put off or avoid doing certain tasks by allowing themselves to be overtaken by distractions.[1] What about […]

Weight loss: The best alcoholic drinks for weight loss this summer – you'll be surprised

Weight loss can be particularly hard in summer, when social commitments increase and the warm weather encourages plans. One thing the warm weather also encourages is drinking, which can be detrimental to achieving weight-loss goals. A recent survey by Finder.com revealed that two thirds of Britons have no idea how man calories are in common […]

Win a £100 Waitrose Gift Card

We’re giving away a £100 Waitrose gift card to one of our beloved readers. Stock up on your favourites or check out the latest offers – you won’t be disappointed! From the freshest fruit and vegetables to the best wine and spirits and delicious baked goods, you’ll find everything you need to make mouth-watering meals […]

The hidden danger while driving on a hot day that could cause health problems

Across the UK, motorists are unaware that they could be giving themselves sun damage while driving.  New research has revealed how drivers could be at risk and that you’re more likely to be damaged on the right-hand side as it is the most exposed to the sun. An experiment conducted by Confused.com and skin cancer charity Melanoma […]

How to sleep in a heatwave: Do this with your pillow for a cooler forty winks

Sleeping in hot weather can be difficult. High temperatures can lead to fragmented and disturbed sleep, and without the luxury of air conditions, many people can find themselves tossing and turning. Sleep is integral to a person’s health and not getting enough can put a person in a bad mood and result in lack of […]

High blood pressure: Six remedies to help lower your reading and eliminate symptoms

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, increases the chances of life-threatening complications at any age. This is because the higher your blood pressure, the harder your heart has to work to pump blood round your body. The condition puts strain on blood vessels and can enlarge your heart, making blood vessels clog, burst or […]