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Spanish Omelette Tortilla Patatas

Spanish Omelette Tortilla Patatas

Helen Schofield

Hands up who knows how to make a perfect (or as near as) Spanish omelette? According to Helen, “I did a bit of reading around the topic, and let me tell you everyone seems to have a different opinion on how much of each ingredient to use”. In this latest recipe, Helen combines four simple ingredients - potatoes, onions, eggs and olive oil and offers her advice on how to create this scrumptious meal. 

Category:Recipes
Confronting Your Teenagers About Their Smoking

Confronting Your Teenagers About Their Smoking

Tammy George

Teenagers will experiment. It’s in their inquisitive nature and part of growing up. But no parent wants to see their child’s experimentation turn into a life-long addiction. Thankfully the rate of smoking teens has steadily declined over the past 20 years but there are still too many taking up the habit. If your teen is one of them, that’s one too many in your eyes. But what can you do about it?

Road Accidents and Trauma

Road Accidents and Trauma

HIF Australia
We all know that it's natural for our pooches to be terrified of loud noises such as fireworks or thunderstorms. Regrettably though, these sounds can cause them to become anxious or afraid; even worse they can indirectly pose a risk by causing them to run away. In this short clip, Veterinary experts, Dr Melissa Meehan and Dr Chris Preston discuss the various steps we can take to ensure our pets feel safe, secure and most importantly protected when these situations occur.
Category:Pet Care
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Dr. Happy
How often do you hear the phrase, "I'm a bit OCD"? According to Dr Happy, "It's a common term and the reality us, that most people do "have a bit" of OCD. But there is a big difference difference between having some (in the majority of cases, minor) obsessive-compulsive tendencies, and having a full-blown obsessive-compulsive disorder. In this article Dr Happy discusses both and offers his advice on how we can understand this difference. 
Category:Mental Health
Arthritis

Arthritis

Dr. Sam Hay
Did you know arthritis affects about one in eight Australians? According to Dr Sam, "The term ‘arthritis’ means inflammation or swelling of the joints, and it’s a general name given to a big cluster of conditions. Whilst there are over a hundred conditions that fall under the ‘arthritis’ banner, over 95% are caused by osteoarthritis,  rheumatoid arthritis, and gout. Regardless of the underlying cause, the main symptoms are relatively standard – joint pain, swelling, and stiffness.  Regrettably, Arthritis, no matter what the cause is not curable, however, it’s definitely manageable". In this article Dr. Sam discusses how early intervention can delay the progression and offers his advice on how we can make living with arthritis easier?
How First Time Dads Can Help Reach Those Milestones

How First Time Dads Can Help Reach Those Milestones

Tammy George
You’re going to be a dad, congratulations! Life as you know it is going to change forever. Despite the excitement and job, dads can sometimes feel a little left out. After all, it’s their partner who is doing all the heavy lifting what with carrying the baby for nine months, giving birth, breastfeeding and perhaps the main caregiver during the child’s early years. But there’s no need to stand on the sidelines.
Why we jump to conclusions – and how to stop!

Why we jump to conclusions – and how to stop!

Dr. Happy

Do you have a habit of jumping to conclusions quickly? According to Dr. Happy, "One of the greatest misperceptions of human functioning and especially, human thinking, is that we are, by and large, rational creatures. Although there’s no doubt we can and do think logically at times, there’s also no doubt that much of our thinking, much of the time, is nowhere near as rational or as accurate as we assume it to be." In this article, Dr Happy discusses some of the more common 'distortions' or 'thinking mistakes' we make and offers his advice on what we can do to combat these unhelpful and often unrealistic thoughts.

Category:Mental Health
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