Found 10 resource(s) in 'Looking at You', for September 2021.
Looking at You (all articles) for September 2021When someone splashes you Anxious neighbour? In praise of motorway services Children and tea-drinking If you can’t sleep well, then walk How much is that doggie in the rescue centre? Dress codes A call for hoodies in the office Take a break ** Editor: David Pickup, a solicitor, considers an all-too-common problem. When someone splashes... (1461 words)
When someone splashes you… a land with brooks, streams, and deep springs gushing out … Deuteronomy 8:7 You have just been to church to get some more parish magazines and take them to the village shop, as they have sold out again. It is raining hard, and the main road is flooded again. A car drives through the... (329 words)
Anxious neighbour?If you have elderly neighbours who are on their own, it is worth bearing in mind that many of them will have been hit by pandemic anxiety. They may feel frightened to leave their homes. Such is the finding of a recent study by the University of Cambridge and Imperial College London into the effects... (101 words)
In praise of motorway servicesWhat have you got in common with the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and Eric Clapton? You have all visited the Watford Gap Services on your way up or down the M1. Back in the early 1960s, the M1 transformed the way that bands could travel, and visiting the service station was an integral part of... (278 words)
Children and tea-drinkingPut the kettle on. Children should begin to drink tea from the age of four, in order to combat later stress, obesity and heart disease. So says the results of a recent study which appeared in the Nutrition and Food Technology journal. It says that green tea and the more traditional black tea contain compounds... (108 words)
How much is that doggie in the rescue centre?There are going to be a lot of homeless young dogs this autumn. That is because almost one in five people who bought a lockdown puppy last year are now thinking about giving up their new pet. Research from The Kennel Club found that many owners are worried that they will be unable to give... (143 words)
Dress codesHas this past year changed your preference in what you wear? Almost a third of workers want to ditch formal dress codes when the pandemic ends and more of us return to the office. That is the finding of a recent study by recruiter Randstad, who found that the notion of ‘dressing for success’ has... (82 words)
If you can’t sleep well, then walkA recent study by the Universities of London and Sydney has found that brisk walking for 150 minutes a week may reduce the risk of an early death caused by poor sleep. Lack of sleep has links to an increased risk of stroke, heart disease and cancer. But according to the study, published in the... (93 words)
Hoodies in the office?What will keep us safer in the office as we return to work? Better ventilation. And in many cases that is best achieved by more open windows, all winter. And that could mean wearing something warmer to work – such as a woolly jumper or hoodie. Such is the conclusion of a report from the... (108 words)
Take a breakHere is a good tip if you are trying to learn a new skill: take short, regular breaks as you go along. US neurologists helping people to rehabilitate from strokes have found that short breaks allow them to replay what they have learned, which cements the new skill in their memory. As one explained: “Manipulating... (72 words)
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