Month: February 2014

Teevee: A Guide For Parents

To celebrate the launch of our brand new video channel, ‘Teevee’, we invited video blogger, Farah Sardar along to share a few of her tried and tested parenting tips…  ...

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5 Greatest Female TV Characters (from the last 20 years)

Phoebe, Carmela, Blair: Eevee’s Hannah Staff nominates her favourite female TV characters from the last two decades… Thanks to Netflix, HBO and the mighty box set, the recent explosion of addictive TV choices has resulted in audiences experiencing a ‘second golden age’ of television. We’ve been gripped by Breaking Bad, lusted after the curves in Mad Men and fallen even further in love with Sherlock. Watching TV has become a social requirement and a conversational necessity – and it’s not just popular amongst us ‘culturally inferior’ masses. Some of the film industry’s biggest names have got involved too, Martin...

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5 Mistakes People Make When Renting

Thinking about a change of address? Laura Holt is here with some awesome accommodation advice, and tells you exactly how NOT to rent a room… Not so long ago, I took it upon myself to move from the blissful but boring tranquillity of the countryside, all the way into London. In my search for a room to rent, here are 5 painful lessons I learnt along the way. Room renters take note… 1. No photos equals no viewing   If the landlord or current roommates have gone to the trouble of creating an online advertisement on Spareroom or Gumtree...

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Body Balance & Haywire Hormones

As part of our attempts to help you understand your body, fitness trainer Sam Cranny-Evans is back with more tips on keeping  your hormones in check. This week he discusses stress hormone, cortisol… Cortisol is a vital hormone; high levels of cortisol can cause a “fall down an emotional flight of stairs” if you’re not closely monitoring and managing your hormones. It’s a stress hormone. Your body releases it when you’re stressed – stressed from work, from life in general or wherever your stress comes from. It causes a collection of negative consequences such as fatty deposits around the...

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Sugar Rush: Are We All Addicts?

According to recent studies, sugar is more addictive than alcohol and tobacco – with one prominent academic dubbing it ‘the most dangerous drug of our time’. Eevee’s newest writer, Uxshely Chotai delves a little deeper, and explains why having a sweet tooth is a lot more dangerous than you’d think… We’ve all heard of people going to rehab for drug addiction. We know of people who try hard to stop drinking, and of those who desperately want to quit smoking. But just in case you’re feeling a tiny bit smug because you don’t have any of these vices, the...

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