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Benefits of Choosing a Private CBT Therapist

cbt-therapistNothing against the NHS, after all our public health service is what allows people in the United Kingdom to get proper healthcare unlike as elsewhere where the size of your wallet decides whether you’re able to afford healthcare are not.

But there is at least one area in UK where opting for a private alternative can be much better. One of these is when you need a therapist.

There are some big differences between having a therapist assigned to you by the NHS and a private therapist. Firstly and most obviously, if choose a private one you can normally select from a number of therapists and choose the one you’re most comfortable with. Not only can that be a personal or more or less subjective thing. Getting a private therapist allows you also to check the qualifications beforehand so you can find a therapist with best qualified for your specific problem.

Secondly, if you are working or have an otherwise a busy schedule, a private therapist will usually accommodate to your schedule and not vice versa. Thirdly, if you have the choice for a therapist that means that you can also go with what is close to you. Otherwise, it may well happen that you get a therapist that is quite a distance from your home which isn’t exactly convenient in particular if you rely on public transportation.

So, how can you find a good private therapist? Well it’s really easy as you can find one simply by using your phone or computer. You can see private CBT where I found mine for cognitive behavioural therapy, but there are more sources on the web to help you find a therapist if you just look around a bit!


Electronic Invoicing for Beauticians

electronic-invoiceIf you happen to be a beautician, you will know the usual routine:

You may be visiting your clients in their home, which means you will most of the time be on the go where you’ll be heading from one client to the other.

Or it could be that you operate your own beauty salon with walk in clients.

No matter what, in any case you will likely at some point need to spend considerable time doing invoices. This can be a especially tedious and problematic process since it will in all likelihood mean that you require office or would need to do your invoices at home.

And this is were electronic invoicing can come in extremely handy.

Especially for those who are constantly out and about, electronic invoicing can be a very fast and convenient way to do their invoices because they can now do invoices any time they want, even between clients without the need for an office. All you need for electronic invoicing is a smart phone or a computer.

With that convenience of being able to do your invoices no matter where you are come even more benefits. As the name may possibly already imply, electronic invoicing happens digitally which means you will be able to send and receive invoices in only a fraction of the time that had been required to previously. Add the fact that you won’t have to have extra staff available for your invoicing process, and then there are also savings from not having to mail your invoices in the traditional way.

If you happen to be in the beauty profession, you may want to check out electronic invoicing since it can provide you with more mobility and sometimes significant cost savings.

A Cool, Free Guides to Pilates Online

Pilates can help you  improve your posture,  balance, strength and flexibility. Pilates work for  everyone, no matter how old and it doesn’t matter whether are a fitness expert or a bloody beginner. On the NHS website there is a cool, free  video, Pilates for beginners.


Click on the picture to watch the video

This guide is 45 minutes long. So grab your yoga mat and get started!

This fitness course has been created by InstructorLive and the individual lessons range from 10 minutes to 45 minutes in duration. These videos are recorded sessions of previously live webcasts from the NHS website.

If you’re looking for a fitness studio in East London, check out Pilates class in Hackney to learn more!

A Travel Gem: Baix Empordà at Spain’s Costa Brava


Spain’s Costa Brava could be your perfect next spring getaway! There are many reasons why you should consider this charming part of Spain.

Baix Empordà

The Baix Empordà in Catalonia has some of the Costa Brava’s most delightful beaches. Not only is the Baix ideal for a fantastic beach holiday. With its rolling plains, medieval villages and ancient woodland the area is  equally impressing further inland. Whether you want to hike or simply take in the amazing Spanish landscape, there’s always something to see and to do at the Costa Brava.

Flights into Gerona or Barcelona have gotten very affordable today so it only takes a few hours from the United Kingdom.

There are plenty of places where you can stay. The Costa Brava features everything from luxurious hotels to affordable yet nice bed and breakfast stays.
If you love climbing mountains or would like do explore fantastic caves, the coast between Palamós and Begur is the Costa Brava at its most rugged and beautiful with a series of exquisite coves, often sheltered by steep cliffs.

The area around the Playa Fonda is famous for its deep blue waters that are fantastic for snorkelling. If art is your thing you may can go see the Dali Museum in Figueres.

There are also plenty of good camping grounds at the Costa Brava. Here is a list of some of them.

In my opinion, Spain’s Costa Brava has something to offer for everyone and this is why I can highly recommend it to you.

Better Health and Safety at Work with Better Ergonomics

Sometimes it’s those places and activities where we least expect it that can have the biggest impact on our health and well-being. Top on the list for potentially hazards for our health can be the place of work.

ergonomicsEven harmless appearing office environments can be the cause for  various health problems.

This is the case should we spend many hours per day at workplaces that are non-ergonomic or where there can be types of hazards that we are not even aware of.

Those often hidden hazards can be anything from outdated office furniture to insufficient lighting at the workplace.

To discover all potential hazards at workstations and workplaces, business owners should consider what’s called a workstation assessment. A workstation assessment is thorough examination of a workplace that is performed by professionals in workplace ergonomics.

Aside from obvious factors to play a role in regards improving ergonomics at work such as furniture, a workstation assessment looks at many more factors in order to uncover potential problems. Those “environmental factors” can include things such as lightning at the workplace and many other often not obvious hazards.

A workstation assessment is the best and most effective way for companies to make sure that their employee’s workplaces are confirming to modern ergonomic standards. For thorough ergonomics at work it is rarely sufficient to replace office desks and office chairs alone. Only with a workstation assessment, all relevant factors that can play a role for better ergonomics can be discovered and solutions can be found.

Spain “The Most Dangerous “Travel Location?

According to a new piece at The Express, several travel destinations in Europe are considered “very dangerous” for holidaymakers from Great Britain. Leading the list of so-called “dangerous” travel occasions as Spain, followed by Turkey and Greece.

dangerous travel locationsThe article is citing a travel solicitor from Manchester who for instance is revealing “how Spain is a dangerous country for Brits in terms of injury and sickness.”

He continues on to say that “we claim millions and millions from holiday operators every year. People get between £3,000 and £50,000 – if they get life-long conditions as a result.”

According to him, there exist great dangerous from balcony falls, roadside and station robberies and “swimming pool bugs”.

The expert goes so far as to say “there is danger at every turn, be it in the pool or in your food.”

If you ask me, the above cited article in The Express about those dangers may be pretty far-fetched,  if not entirely misleading.

One might wonder whether the number of accidents in holiday destinations such as Spain is simply due to the fact that Spain is simply the number one travel destinations for Britons. It is therefore only logical to assume that the number of accidents or illnesses is the biggest, as compared to, say Cyprus or France which see less holidaymakers from Great Britain.

What is your opinion? Do you think that Spain is a “dangerous” location to travel to?

Are You Planning a Party or a Wedding Reception? Check out the Singing Waiters

singing-waitersAccording to statistics, May is the time when most people want to get married. And with more folks wanting to tie the knot in the warm spring season it’s not surprising that there will be wedding reception parties pretty much every single weekend in all boroughs of the capital.

I don’t know about you, but when I think about wedding receptions I think about drunk relatives and “some band” often performing their very own interpretations of whatever songs, more often than not poorly.

Of course, for the overall fun for a wedding reception this doesn’t really matter as long as everyone has drink, foods to grab in whatever else people enjoy when they attends those events.

But then there are those folks who don’t just want to celebrate some average wedding reception anyone else does but instead want to make sure that it will be a memorable event for anyone.

As you can imagine, the musical entertainment interception could well play an important role there.

How about booking some world-class entertainers for your reception instead?  Or what about surprise entertainment like the singing waiters London to surprise all your guests?

In my opinion, The Singing Waiters are the best option for a wedding reception because they can do all those things perfectly. What makes them different compared to just having “some band”  playing is that their show is so much more fun than an ordinary band. The last time I saw them they pulled whole bunch of people up on stage. We had a hell of a blast watching sometimes semi-drunk and sometimes entirely drunk people sing with the singing waiters.

And of course they can also take care of all the other stuff for your wedding reception as long as it concerns the musical entertainment. I can highly recommend them if you want something different for your wedding reception this spring!


It’s Spring in London: Some Cool Things to Do

London has an advantage. It is big. It is so big that there is always something to see and to do, whether you live in London for your entire life already or whether you just moved here.

Now, with Spring in full force in the capital you might want to be interested in a list of cool things that you can do in London this May.

Found a great listing at The Timeout Magazine where they have more than hundred magnificent things to do in London for you.

For the entire month you can find pretty much any event and festival listed all information you could ever need, such as to get prices, how to get there and so forth.

Learn about all the cool events going on now such as the Street Feast Festival, the Beer Hive Festival and many many more, 120 cool events and places that you can see to be exact.