I am exercising so why am I not losing weight? Pounding the streets, but those pounds aren’t shifting? Read on for a few ideas of changes which might help. Maybe you are just eating too much of the ‘healthy stuff’? Nuts and wholemeal bread are great, so is whole wheat pasta (and lots of other […]
Why is it so important to clean out your makeup bag? Whether you wear makeup regularly or just on the odd occasion, a makeup bag is an essential for any woman. However, your products and the bag itself can easily become dirty and full of bacteria. The cleanliness of your makeup bag may not be […]
The benefits of running: there are just SO many! Ever been tempted to run but haven’t quite made it out of the door? Read on – you might just get going! But if you are a beginner, make sure you look at the advice in the postcript! Running makes you happier Running makes your brain […]
Patsy Trench on self-publishing. Lucy Peacock has already offered very sound advice on independent publishing. My experience of self-publishing three books is similar, yet slightly different. Unlike Lucy I am not an IT specialist, yet I managed to publish my first book back in 2012 almost entirely myself. Like Lucy I didn’t bother with agents […]
Healthy eating: five foods worth including in your diet… Quinoa Quinoa has all nine amino acids and lots of fibre in it and adds loads of protein to a meal. Use it instead of rice or couscous. It is also great cold in salads. In fact there are loads of things you can do with […]
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The personal trainer lists the benefits of sleep. There seems to be some perverse thinking that tells us that we are all such ‘superwomen’ we don’t need to sleep for long, that sleep is for the feeble and the weak. The ‘plenty of time to sleep when I am dead’ approach to life. Let me […]
Top tips on avoiding middle-aged spread. Love handles, muffin tops and spare types. The bulge many of us have around our midriffs is called all of these and more. It is the weight that is easier to put on, than shift. Over the age of 40 the rate at which we burn off calories slows […]
Read with caution if you want a healthier lifestyle. “Feeling tired? Leave the coffee, have orange juice.” So reads another Daily Mail headline designed to grab our attention. The article which follows tells us that drinking 240 ml of orange juice ‘boosts alertness, concentration and reaction times’. It goes on to tell us that the […]
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Anyone who’s ever had to choose a colour scheme, no matter the purpose, knows how difficult it can be to settle on a colour. We are often led to believe that certain colours send out a particular message. Although this is true to some extent the more accurate picture is that our own personal experiences determine […]
Should You Be Worried About Getting Addicted To Cosmetic Surgery? (Sponsored Post) If you spend long enough on the internet you’ll come across terrifying stories of people that became addicted to cosmetic surgery. The shocking and evocative pictures that accompany unbelievable stories about the lengths people go to in pursuit of their ideal image are […]
Hugs are one of those things that you often know makes you feel better, but did you know that there are actual reasons why?