Psychologist, world citizen, mother - Effie is one half of the alwaysladies.com founding pair. She can bring to life any party with either a smile, or a strong opinion. If like us you can't get enough of Effie, visit her blog at www.thethinkingmomblog.com

Just Do It

"The most effective way to do it...  is to do it" - Amelia Earhart

Eye on Diabetes

  Approximately 415 million adults have diabetes; by 2040 this will rise to 642 million   Diabetes caused 5 million deaths in 2015; every six...


To catch a meal, a determined northern gannet slices into the waters off the island of Noss in Shetland, Scotland. The diving birds can...

Set yourself free

Forgiving someone who has hurt you is NOT about them.  It's about YOU! Set yourself FREE!

Be around positive people

"The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed." - Bennett Cerf

Tranquility Mist

I never really understood the people who like to wake up really early in the morning, especially during cold days, and go for a...

Sea Things in a New Light

Back-lit octopus eggs look like a clutch of delicate, painted capsules in this image captured by Jevin Surjadi. But according to him, it was no...

Link found between Autism and DNA mutations

I, sadly, recently happened to take part in 'mom' conversations where some people were quoting articles on how Peppa Pig  - yes, the children's...

Make it real

"Everything you can imagine is real" - Pablo Picasso

The answer is ‘YOU’

"Happiness depends upon ourselves...'  - Aristotle