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6 months ago
Detailing some of the rubbish that advertisers spout.
Robert's services have been called upon by some of the world's largest corporations, his media appearances number well over 100 TV shows and hundreds if not thousands of comments for newspapers, magazines and radio stations.Golly!
Due to popularity most of these courses get booked quite early, especially as they are often restricted to just 25 delegates per course.
The results, he claims, can identify how stressful your day was, how much you worry and how much control you have over your life.
It is said to reveal traits such as stubbornness, bossiness and fanciful dreaming, as well as how self-critical a person is or whether they feel in control of life.
According to his research, more than half of British adults sleep in the “foetal” position, curled up on their side with knees tucked in. This stance, favoured by worriers, is said to show the sleeper is seeking to return to their comfort zone after a stressful day.
The log position, with a straight body and limbs at the sides, shows a person is inflexible and rigid in thinking, set in their ways and stubborn.
A quarter of people taking part in the study classed themselves as “yearners”, sleeping with their arms stretched out in front as though they are chasing their dreams or being chased.
A further 17 per cent of respondents classed themselves as “freefallers”, sleeping face down with their arms outstretched.
Often clutching their pillow, they can appearing to be “holding on for dear life” in what is thought to be the most uncomfortable sleeping position for adults.
The research, for budget hotel chain Premier Inn, revealed the “log” as the second most popular position, adopted by nearly three in every ten people.
A quarter of adults in England and Wales have considered suicide, research suggests.
Suicidal thoughts are most common in those aged 45 to 54, with just over a third (31%) saying they had contemplated taking their own life, according to the research [...]
While men and women are both likely to feel suicidal, more men actually commit suicide, the campaign group said.
Calm chief executive Jane Powell said that 75.5% of the 4,517 people who committed suicide in 2010 were men.
She said that gender should be at the heart of Government's suicide-prevention policy.
[...]according to the research conducted by the Campaign Against Living Miserably (Calm).
The campaign against living miserably (CALM) was set up to reduce the high suicide rate amongst men under 35, currently the single biggest killer of young men in the UK
Gosh. What a sorry state of affairs. Who helped the University of Bath conduct their research? Another impartial group of people?
- Almost half of 69,000 applications for a Funeral Payment (FP) rejected(2)
- So-called "pauper's funerals" (Public Health Funerals) expected to rise as it becomes "too expensive for poor people to die"
- Funeral Payment applicants forced into debt by committing to funeral cost of GBP 1,000s prior to finding out if they will receive state support
A new Cost of Dying Special Report into Social Fund Funeral Payments from Sun Life Direct and the University of Bath reveals that the Funeral Payment scheme, intended to contribute to the cost of funerals for the most vulnerable in society, is failing to meet mounting demand.
Simon Cox, head of life planning at Sun Life Direct, says: "We have to ask ourselves whether the current infrastructure for end of life support is fit for purpose. Something must be done, and quickly.
 80% of *smoke* is invisible? I'm sure it isn't.
[Dry ice flowing over a sofa]
[Dry ice flowing over net curtains]
[Dry ice flowing over some child's bricks on the floor]
[CGI smoke wafting all over the room with a sleeping child in a baby seat]
[Closeup of child's feet, then hands, then feet.]
[Mum smoking by window while stood in the room]
Over 80% of cigarette smoke is invisible,
[Mum now outside smoking]
so no matter how
[Mum back inside the room]
careful you are, they still breathe in the harmful poisons.
[Room without dry ice and CGI smoke showing the child again.]
If you could see what's really there, you wouldn't smoke.
Text invisible to 63818 for a Smokefree Kit.
[Couple with the 'father' standing behind an obviously pregnant 'mother' both looking at a pregnancy test]
[Box of 'Predictor']When you want to be sure.