Found 12 resource(s) in 'Looking at You', for June 2019.
Looking at You (all articles) for June 2019How to fill in a form Hot desking Another way to help you sell your home Prescriptions soar, especially for depression Single parents should be valued members of our church family It’s too easy to set your home on fire Take your grandparents on holiday! Are you getting fresh air? Don’t let the sun kill... (2309 words)
How to fill in a formSolomon took a census of all the foreigners residing in Israel, after the census his father David had taken; and they were found to be 153,600. He assigned 70,000 of them to be carriers and 80,000 to be stonecutters in the hills… (2 Chronicles 2:17-18) We can spend much of our working life filling in forms... (395 words)
Hot deskingDo you have to ‘hot desk’ at work? Do you like it? Probably not, for a recent study has found that four out of five office workers who hot desk say it has a negative impact on their mental health. Brickendon, the consultancy who did the research, found that people find it stressful to have... (125 words)
Another way to help you sell your homeHow do you make your home attractive to potential buyers? Some of us try baking bread, brewing coffee, putting out vases of flowers, or even cutting the grass, in order to make our home look and smell good. Now there’s a new way: include the history of your home. Do some research by scanning newspaper... (95 words)
Prescriptions soar, especially for depressionWe are more and more reliant on pills. Prescriptions for antidepressants have doubled in the last ten years, rising from 36 million in 2008 to 71 million in 2018. Prescriptions for drugs for conditions caused by unhealthy lifestyles are also soaring. According to NHS Digital figures, prescriptions for diabetes have risen from 22 million in... (139 words)
Single parents are valued members of our church familyThere are an estimated two million single parents in the UK, raising their children in a variety of situations: alone, co-parenting with an estranged partner, or in the middle of a legal battle. Our church family can best enjoy their company by becoming their extended family, and offering them companionship, care and skill support. One... (333 words)
It’s too easy to set your home on fireSunshine glinting off a reflective object in your home can be enough to set your house on fire. So warns various fire services up and down the country, from Staffordshire to Dorset. As one expert from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue stresses: “Always keep reflective items such as mirrors, glass and crystal ornaments away from direct... (119 words)
Take your grandparents on holiday!British families should do what families in southern Europe do – take the extended family on holiday, especially the grandparents, and include them more into their daily lives. So urges Mims Davies, the Minister for Sport. She says that when visiting some of Europe’s beaches, “you will find this huge, wonderful plethora of people on... (112 words)
Are you getting fresh air?Worldwide, the news is not good: seven million people die of air pollution each year. Here in the UK, there are at least some simple steps you can take: Leave the car when you can: there is actually less pollution walking or cycling along a busy street than going in a car. Larissa Lockwood, head... (180 words)
Don’t let the sun kill your pets this summerSummer is upon us. The sun needs to be taken seriously. Here are some useful tips: NEVER leave your pet alone in the car, even with the windows down. Sunlight sets car temperatures soaring in a matter of minutes. Your pet will collapse from heatstroke. On hot days, make sure your pets have regular access... (242 words)
Five questions to help you decide if your new relationship will workWhat makes – or breaks – a relationship? Behavioural psychologists say that asking just five questions can help you quickly get to the heart of another person. Question number one is ‘How did you vote on Brexit?’ As one psychologist said, though the question may spark ‘fireworks’, is it vital. “Our political views communicate our... (223 words)
Be careful of DIY jobsEvery year it is the same: the sun comes out, and the ladders and power tools and enthusiasm for various home improvements follow close behind. Shortly afterwards, there are hundreds of falls and various injuries, as many a DIY adventurer spends the rest of the day down at A&E. When it comes to being willing... (144 words)
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