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How good is YOUR mind’s eye?

Take this quiz to see how well you are able to visualise…

Close your eyes and imagine yourself on a sandy beach in an exotic location. How clear are the images that come to mind? Most people can conjure up pictures in their mind’s eye of a deep blue sky, turquoise waters and palm trees swaying in an ocean breeze. But others cannot. Scientists have recently started investigating aphantasia — the inability to visualise. 

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How to... Lose weight by reorganising your kitchen

Do some preparation

It’s easier to open a bag of crisps when you’re peckish rather than washing and peeling a carrot. So make your fruit and vegetables more convenient to eat by cleaning and cutting them up, so they are ready to go the next time you raid the fridge. Store them in your line of sight and you’ll be more likely to eat them.

Move your plates

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Have you been bump shamed?

Staying body confident while pregnant…

Pregnancy is physically and emotionally demanding, so the last thing you need is for someone to comment on your changing body. But while expecting, you may face negative comments about your appearance.

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