wellbeing

healthy eating plan

12 ways to kick start a healthy eating plan

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Ahh, New Year, new beginnings. Is it just me, or does pretty much everyone talk about becoming healthier as a New Years’ Resolution? There aren’t too many people who haven’t made some kind of declaration in the weeks after Christmas that they’re going to “lose weight”, “get fit” and “eat better”. If your…

Nanna nap

Why you need a Nanna Nap now!

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Sleeping has got to be my favourite past time. And how good is a Nanna nap? I hate to think how many hours sleep I have lost since having kids… I haven’t needed an alarm clock since my eldest was born almost 10 years ago, and I haven’t been able to…

phone addiciton

Tips to break your phone addiction

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We live in an age where almost everybody owns a smart phone. We use emails to communicate and social media to connect. Phones and social media may be what some would call a ‘necessary evil’. We need our phones and that’s a fact. But how do you know if you’re…

food rules for a healthier you

5 food rules for a happier, healthier you

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We love interviewing fabulous women. And in today’s Q&A we are chatting to two: Emma Ellice Flint and Jill Keyte, authors of The Happy Hormone Cookbook. Emma and Jill adopt a fabulously holistic approach to wellness. As well as eating right, they stress the importance of daily exercise, taking time out for yourself, and…

the lost art of handwriting

The Power of the Pen

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When was the last time you wrote a note to someone? Actually put pen to paper and wrote a personal message (and not just a ‘you need to do this’ list)? Handwriting is something we’re doing less of in this age of texts and instant messenger. But hopefully handwriting won’t become…