Wellbeing

Controlling The Costs Of Your Divorce

The Family Law Company by Hartnell Chanot has been serving Fire Service personnel and their families for almost 25 years helping them resolve their marital disputes in a non-confrontational way. Rachel Buckley, Director and Head of the Divorce and Finance…

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Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

  Sleep. Churchill, Da Vinci and Napoleon famously only needed a few hours. For the rest of us, the recommended amount of sleep is around seven to eight hours a night, but everybody is different and some people can get…

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Body Hair… Waxing Lyrical

Happy New Year to all my firefighting friends. Wishing you a healthy, safe and handsome 2016. One of the topics which I am most often get asked about is how to remove body hair. In particular areas such as chest,…

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Calling Smokers… It’s About Time!

“Nicotine patches are great.  Stick one over each eye and you can’t find your cigarettes.” ~Author Unknown I have heard so much about Stoptober on TV and radio programmes. I anticipate there are a lot of smokers feeling a failure...
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The Blue Light Programme

We’re Mind and we’re experts in mental health. with government funding, we have launched a major new programme to help police, ambulance, fire and search and rescue staff and volunteers to talk openly about mental health – and to find...
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Male Grooming Advice for Firefighters – How to avoid getting all hot under the collar!

The image of a fireman as a macho, tough and fearless man is one we are all familiar with. Despite the fact that the nature of the job is often dangerous and very serious this doesn’t mean that male firefighters...
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