Category Archive: Beauty & Grooming

May 26

5 Ways To Be Good To Yourself

Life can be tough sometimes and kindness goes a long way. Sometimes no one is tougher on me than myself, which got me thinking: it is time we all started being kinder to ourselves. We live in a world where doing something for yourself is often thought of as selfish, but it is not. Since becoming …

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May 25

Your guide to natural alternatives to sugar

To clear up the confusion around ‘natural’ sweeteners and help you chose the right one, we asked Dr Marilyn Glenville, the UK’s leading Nutritionist, author of Natural Alternatives to Sugar to give us the low-down on the most popular natural sweeteners. Fructose What is it? Naturally found in fruit, you can buy fructose as a …

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May 16

From Both Ends of the Stethoscope By Dr Kathleen Thompson Book Review

I have to admit that I thought From Both Ends of the Stethoscope would be good. I also knew that it would educate me, but what I didn’t realise was that Dr Kathleen Thompson would make her book so entertaining and readable. The book is outstanding, an essential for anyone with breast cancer and their family. Dr …

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May 06

How old is too old to have a baby? 44, according to British women

How old do you think is too old for a woman to become a mother? Well new research conducted by the Private Pregnancy UK Show reveals that when it comes to having babies, British women believe that 44 is “too old” and should be the cut-off point. This is despite social factors such as focusing …

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May 05

Take Time App Review by Alex Bannard

There is no doubt that the ancient practice of meditation is gaining mainstream popularity with its benefits being increasingly recognized and applauded (see infographic below). Indeed a Harvard study recently confirmed that meditation actually improves our grey matter. Having practiced meditation for several years and been subtly, but profoundly affected by the benefits it affords …

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May 04

It’s Arthritis Awareness Week (14 – 21 May) so maybe think twice about that cake

Now now, less of the groaning.  Dr Paul Stillman, from Talking Knees shares his tips and advice on being aware of arthritis and lower limb management. Title Apos therapy foot device * Everyone thinks about dieting in the New Year and maybe we really should continue. Did you know that when we stand up we …

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May 02

Varidesk Soho Review: Is Standing Up The New Sitting Down?

Standing up is the new sitting down. Well, almost. The trend for working while standing up is not going away. It has numerous health benefits and you can burn 52,000 calories per year if you use it daily. It also decreases neck and lower back pain, lower blood pressure and help prevent heart disease. With this …

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Apr 30

FOREO LUNA 2 and LUNA Mini 2 Review

Facial cleansing brushes are huge right now and show no sign of waning. The fact is, they really do work. But not all facial cleansers are good and do women really need yet another beauty burden to add to their routine? Well, yes. As long as it works and it not too time-consuming. This makes …

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