• A Happy Heart 18 May 18

    Greasy spoons may be under threat from today’s cappuccino culture, but heart disease is still one of Britain’s deadliest conditions, killing more than one in four people in the UK. Yet despite the... Read More

  • Nature's Nurturing 4 May 18

    Victoria Beckham won’t travel without them, Adele uses them to calm her nerves before a live show and Kate Hudson has a bowl filled with them by her bedside. What is it about crystals that makes... Read More

  • Sense and Sensitivity 20 Apr 18

    It’s known as an echo chamber – a metaphorical description of how ideas and beliefs are amplified or reinforced by repetition inside social media. I love reading about beauty and skincare and I... Read More

  • A Spotlight on Your Makeup 6 Apr 18

    I met up with an old friend in a wine bar a little while ago, a friend I’ve known for decades. As we chatted across a table full of flickering candlelight, I noticed something different about her... Read More

  • Sweet Talking 23 Mar 18

    When I was young I used to give up chocolate for Lent – and when the self-imposed longing became too great, I would seek out my nearest newsagent or sweet shop and stand by the chocolate section... Read More

  • Fun, Friendship and Fitness Goals 9 Mar 18

    1. Square up to squash… Once regarded as an ‘old-school’, squash is regaining prominence in a big way. Named as number one by Forbes Magazine in a list of the top 10 healthiest sports... Read More

  • A Yen for Facial Yoga 23 Feb 18

    “When we go to the gym, we work out in order to make our bodies toned,” Bushey-based facial yoga therapist Jags Toor tells me. “But there are 43 muscles in the face that need to be firmed up... Read More

  • Radiance Resolutions 26 Jan 18

    1. Clear out your clutter… Clearing out your makeup bag/drawer/cupboard is such a satisfyingly cathartic thing to do, and doesn’t take long at all. Chuck out anything more than a year old, and be... Read More

  • 31 Hacks for a Joyous January 29 Dec 17

    1. CALCULATE YOUR HAPPINESS According to researchers at the University of London’s Institute of Education, here are some monetary values of happiness: • Seeing friends/relatives is equivalent... Read More

  • Active Body: Active Mind 19 Dec 17

    On the days when I have already done some exercise, I’m always aware that I feel more attentive, more creative and definitely more productive when it comes to writing or even just admin work. The... Read More

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