• pokemon go mental health
    Mental Health,  Technology

    What’s With The Middle Aged Woman Playing Pokemon Go?

    For a while, I’ve wanted to write a blog about the way Pokemon Go affects mental health. This seems like the perfect day to do it and that’s because today, 27th February, is Pokemon Day. You might wonder what Pokemon Day is or what it means and why it is celebrated on 27th February. It’s essentially a day that pays homage to the Pokemon franchise and it’s on 27th February because on that day in 1996, Pokemon Red and Green were released in Japan. Yes, it’s been around for that long. It still feels like something new to me, but I suppose to kids who have grown up with the…

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    Money,  Technology

    Ziffit Review

    If you’re a bookworm, and I know many of my readers are, you might be interested in this review. Ziffit is an app I hadn’t heard about until recently but it’s fast becoming one of my favourites. It’s a way to clear out your old books, CDs, DVDs, games etc. and make money at the same time. You can get it from your phone’s app store for free. It’s top left in the picture below. Ziffit came to my attention because it was advertised during the commercial break of Good Morning Britain. It’s a really simple idea. You use your smartphone to scan the barcodes of books, CDs, games and…