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Unhelpful Thinking Solutions @ 40+

Unhelpful Thinking Solutions @ 40+ (This information was sourced from Over the years, we tend to get into unhelpful thinking habits such as those described below. We might favour some over others, and there might be some that seem far… Continue Reading →

Diets at 40+, Are They So Difficult?

Difficult Diets at 40+ Diets. Do you ever try diets, looking for something ideal and then end up baulking at the sheer complexity of calculations put before you? Does simple become hard work when it comes to cutting calories and dropping… Continue Reading →

Dress Your Age at 40+

Dress Your Age …at 40+? NO!!! What does that even mean? Who has the right to tell you to dress your age? You do! It’s a three-way relationship between you, your budget and your mirror. How do you feel about yourself,… Continue Reading →

Challenge Your Gender Bias (Part 2)… at 40+

Challenge Your Gender Bias (Part 2)… at 40+ Having read Challenge You Gender Bias (Part 1), I’m glad you stuck around for Part 2. Gender bias or inequality is an issue in and around the workplace. Here are a few… Continue Reading →

Challenge Your Gender Bias (Part 1)… at 40+

Challenge Your Gender Bias at 40+ So, as a sort of continuation of my previous post, Stay At Home Dad, I wanted to ask you, yes YOU, whether you recognise Gender Bias in your own day to day thoughts and… Continue Reading →

Stay at home Dad … at 40+

So, instead of Stay at home dad, what I really wanted to write as a heading, was… GENDER DIFFERENCES, FEWER THAN YOU THINK…  Why? I hear you ask all at once…..  Well, for the last 4 months, May, June, July and August,… Continue Reading →

Prostate Cancer Awareness at 40+

Prostate Cancer, are you aware? 1 IN 8 MEN IN THE UK WILL GET PROSTATE CANCER Jacamo is proud to support Prostate Cancer UK who are on a mission to tame prostate cancer within the next 10 years. When it comes to making change happen, money talks. We… Continue Reading →

Adoption at 40+

Apparently, being over 40 is a barrier to adoption. WRONG! In the five years between 2008 and 2013, 66% of adoptions were by the 40+ age group (Figures obtained from the leading London Voluntary Adoption Agency, CORAM). The British Association for… Continue Reading →

Raising Children at 40+

Raising Children at 40+ I cannot possibly cover the sheer size of the topic of raising children at 40+ in one digestible sitting, so I’ll try to break it down into bite size portions as much as possible (constantly referring to… Continue Reading →

Psychology Degree at 40+

Earning a Psychology Degree at 40+?…WHY? Well, if you’d have asked me a year ago when I applied to study Psychology at 40+, I’d have told you exactly what I wanted to do, and where, and why…. Fast-forward to today… Continue Reading →

Big Fat Sorry

Sorry I’ve been absent from my page. So, as some of you are aware, I took myself back to University in September. It seemed like the right thing to do, what with 2016 turning out to be the absolute monster… Continue Reading →

Back to school at 40+

Back to school at 40+ Have you considered going back to school, college or university, in order to kick-start an entirely new career? Or maybe to retrain to move yourself higher up the ladder where you are already? Have you been… Continue Reading →

MOT at 40+

MOT at 40+ MOT at 40+ means exactly that. Almost as soon as you hit 40 you tend to notice things going downhill. This is not because you’ve hit 40 but because since 30, you probably haven’t really taken it… Continue Reading →

New Dad, Old Dad

So, from the title, you may have guessed what this post is about, no? New dad, old dad, that’s me. I’ve just been blessed with a little baby boy. A month old at time of publishing, July 2016, and I’m… Continue Reading →


Like most other illnesses, depression is a very personal thing. It hits different people in different ways and is therefore dealt with in different ways. There is no one size fits all “cure” for depression, also, the reasons for it… Continue Reading →

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