How to Be a Modern Mum on Your Daughter’s Wedding Day

Your daughter’s special day is getting closer and what with all the arrangements and chores you’ve forgotten to see to your dress. It’s high time to pick an outfit but the thought of having all those eyes on you is giving you cold feet. Is this your current predicament? Well, don’t worry, you are not […]
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What is Female Sexual Dysfunction?

A quarter of women are affected by FSD at some point in their lives. Find out the facts now! Female Sexual Dysfunction (FSD) disorder covers four conditions: lack of sensitivity or ability to be aroused, called female sexual arousal disorder; inability to have an orgasm, known as female orgasmic disorder; and pain during sex (which […]
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5 surprising sex life saboteurs

Has porn ruined your sex life? Or perhaps the contraceptive pill is messing with your hormones? Here are 5 sex life saboteurs to look out for. Buzz-kill: Porn Since Fifty Shades of Grey, women worldwide are getting into porn – apparently. A survey by online bingo site Dotty Bingo found that 44 per cent of […]
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Why boys like boobs

Only a man could have invented the term ‘fun bags’. But why does the sight of a mammary make men weak at the knees? A new book called The Chemistry Between Us points to an ancient neural circuit that turns boys’ brains into boob detectors at puberty. Emory University neuroscientist Larry Young, who studies perplexing […]
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Relationship renewal

After nine months in which we moved country and endured full-time work, constant child-care (and the inevitable early mornings), mortgage applications and house plans, it was time for a break. Ideally, I’d have preferred a week to myself at a health farm, but it seemed my husband was eager to accompany me. “Really?” I said. […]
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How to ‘switch off’ after work

Dr Adam Fraser offers some advice for those juggling the work-life balance. Q. “Every time I have a bad day at work, I seem to take it out on my poor family. Is there a way to ‘switch off’ and leave work at work?” – Jessica, NSW A. My latest book, The Third Space, explores […]
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Hypnotic truths

Forget crystal balls and gypsies, hypnosis is a bone fide health tonic that can help you quit smoking, slim down and conquer your fears. Tamra Mercieca lifts the veil on what this age-old therapy is all about… Forget what you know about hypnosis from movies or television programs. If you go to a stage hypnotist, […]
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How to say no – tips from a refusal expert

Susan Newman, author of The Book of No, is a refusal expert. Here are her top tips to honing your ability to turn people down. “You won’t be able to say no to everything asked of you, nor will you want to, but you don’t have to be an ever-accommodating yes person to be loved, […]
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Causes of sexual dysfunction in men

Dr Charmaine Saunders takes a look at some of the causes of sexual dysfunction in men We tend to think that because sex is a natural activity – and it is – that it should happen perfectly every time. But males in particular can experience problems in performance that may create tension and anxiety for […]
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Those hours spent re-reading your meeting script may be better spent in front of the mirror. MIT Media Lab research found that outcomes of pitches, sales calls and other negotiations could be gauged with 87% accuracy based on body language alone. Stack the odds in your favour with these convincing to-dos: 1. Stand and deliver […]
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