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Found 10 resource(s) in 'Looking at You', for October 2021.
Looking at You (all articles) for October 2021Halloween coming – plan a Light Party Seven tips for teaching kids about money ‘Silver splitters’ try again It’s what you eat Gambling How do you encourage a young child to eat more vegetables? How to make the most of your looks How to shorten – or extend – your life Take another look at... (1612 words)
Halloween coming – why not plan a Light Party?The shops are once again full of the masks, costumes and sweets of Halloween. Your children will almost certainly want to be a part of it all, but how can you ensure they have a good time? More and more churches around the country are holding Light Parties, which allow for children to dress up... (88 words)
Seven tips for teaching children about moneyKnowing how to manage your money is an essential life skill. The staff at Christians Against Poverty (CAP) offer some ways to help your children learn. Encourage a healthy attitude towards money Show them that money is a tool. It’s important to be in control of it – rather than be controlled by it. Let... (584 words)
‘Silver splitters’ try love againAre you over 65? Want to get married again? Then you are right on-trend. Recent data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that ‘silver splitters’ – those who have divorced in later life – are remarrying in ever greater numbers. In fact, the number of brides and grooms aged 65 and over has... (85 words)
It’s what you eatSadly, we can no longer blame a slowing metabolism for piling on the pounds as we reach middle age. Extra weight is more likely to be due to our lifestyle choices of exercise and diet. A new study, based at Duke University in the US, has found that our metabolism remains steady between 20 and... (67 words)
GamblingHow many gambling premises can you think of near you? If you live in a poor area, it is a certain thing that you will find it far easier than if you live in a rich area. Which means that those who have the least money in our society are being put under more pressure... (169 words)
How do you encourage a young child to eat more vegetables?The answer sounds stupidly simple: put more vegetables on their plates. But recent research at Penn State University has found that by simply doubling the amount of vegetables on the plate, the child ate 68 per cent more of them. And adding salt and butter made little difference. While vegetables will rarely be more attractive... (83 words)
How to make the most of your looksLess attractive people can make themselves more attractive in the workplace if they stand tall and adopt a ‘power stance’. So says a recent study from the State University of New York, accepting that “attractive individuals have a greater sense of power than their less attractive counterparts” and thus “exhibit a more effective non-verbal presence.”... (121 words)
How to shorten – or extend – your lifeEvery time you eat a hot dog, you have shortened your life by 36 minutes. But if you eat a portion of nuts, or even better a peanut butter and jam sandwich, you will have added 30 minutes to your life. These are just some of the findings in a recent study at the University... (126 words)
Take another look at children’s yoghurtMost yoghurt made for children contains at least a third of a youngster’s maximum daily sugar intake. So says a recent study by Queen Mary University of London. Researchers also found that just one in 20 of the children’s yoghurts were low in sugar, while two thirds of them were rated as being medium to... (87 words)
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