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The Low Carb and Keto Bakery – Yes, Really.

How to make the keto dieter in your life happy? Order from the Low Carb and Keto Bakery. Yes. Do it now. In search of a keto Easter treat, I wandered through the hills and dales of Google and stumbled

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Free on Sunday – 50 Feel-better Films

On Sunday, 24th February, 50 Feel-better Books, flagship of The Feel-better Collections series receives its first ever promotion. For 24 hours only, it will be available for free download from Amazon,

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The Feel-better Collections Book Launch

Seven years ago, I was staring at my DVD shelves thinking about the Abraham-Hicks quote: Reach for the better-feeling thought and realised that I’d been collecting films that did that. The idea of

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Trolls – Timberlake does psychedelic 70’s singalong

U. Dreamworks Animation. Feel-better Rating: Trolls are naturally merry souls. Bergens have a culture of misery alleviated by the festival of Trollstice. They believe that by eating trolls they will absorb

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Rogue One – hope and high risk in the Jyn joint

PG13. Lucasfilm. Feel-better Rating: In a galaxy far, far away, the oppressive Imperial regime is holding sway over an increasing number of worlds but the Rebel Alliance challenges its domination. As

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Moana – adventure, sailing, coconuts and great hair.

PG. Disney Animation Studios. Feel-better Rating: The Storyline Grandma Tala tells the story of a mischievous demi-god called Maui. Using his magical fishhook, he stole the heart stone from the island

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The Magnificent Seven – Grandma approved remake for a modern audience

12. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.Feel-better Rating: A peaceful Californian valley is disrupted but the sound of an explosion and in the hamlet of Rose Creek children are hurried to safety. Villainous industrial

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Bridget Jones’s Baby – something old, something new

PG13. Warner Brothers. Feel-better Rating: Single, 43-year-old television producer Bridget (Renee Zellweger) is stood up on her birthday by her child oriented friends. As a consolation prize, friend Sarah

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Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them – Redmayne to the rescue

PG13. Warner Brothers. Feel-better Rating: Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne), a diffident British Ministry of Magic conservationist arrives in 1920’s New York on his way to make a delivery of choice mystic

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – daring to be different

12A. Twentieth Century Fox. Feel-better Rating: Jake (Asa Butterfield, Hugo) thinks he is ordinary. His parents certainly are. But grandfather Abe (Terence Stamp) brings magic and mystery into Jake’s

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