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How to injury proof your work-from-home setup

When working from home, or perhaps more accurately, living at work, it can be really easy to develop bad habits around posture, routine, and general wellness. We asked physiotherapist Jordan McCreary to outline how to lower your risk of injury.  As the pandemic continues to keep a lot of us working from home and Zoom […]

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‘I took a holiday from guilt, and I’m never coming back’

It took me a while to get it together when it comes to adulting. But sometimes, in my attempt to have it all, I have to make tough but compulsory decisions that bring with them a tsunami of unwarranted guilt, like putting my babies into childcare to allow me to get back to work. So, […]

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Lingerie you should buy, according to your star sign

Taureans are here to slay. Often what lies beneath is the best part of an outfit. So whether you’re looking to spice things up in the bedroom or simply want to find yourself a new undercover bestie, here’s what lingerie style you should be looking for based on your star sign. Aries Aries are energetic, […]

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5 daily stress busting rituals to relieve anxiety

Feeling particularly stressed and overwhelmed right now? Here’s all the advice you need to heal your mental health  Now more than ever, mindfulness and stress management are crucial elements for a happy, healthy and successful life. How we care for ourselves, and how we react to difficult situations, will determine how stress affects our overall […]

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‘I just couldn’t feel excited, no matter how much I tried’

Everyone tells you pregnancy should be a joyous time, but one mother details how grief and guilt were emotions she wasn’t prepared for, and how perinatal mental illness crept in so gradually she didn’t notice it at the time.  I’m someone who went through my first pregnancy with a kind of unbridled glee about eating […]

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What to expect for each star sign in the first week of August

Astrologer Oscar Cainer has the lowdown on what you can expect from the week of Sunday 2nd to Saturday the 9th of August, according to your star sign. Leo (Jul 24–Aug 23) The start of August finds you on the frontline, in the midst of the action. The responsibilities on your shoulders are adding to […]

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‘Being thin was my goal in life, then everything changed’

Nutritionist Jessica Sepel talks about food’s powerful effect on the body, why vitamins get a bad rap and reassessing her approach to health. How, exactly, does one end up launching a vitamin company that’s valued at $240 million and on Deloitte’s Fast 500 list? I knew I wanted to be a nutritionist from the age […]

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‘My friends are all focused on having children, but I’m not’

From feeling left out because you aren’t ready for parenthood, to other vexing issues of a personal nature, clinical psychologist Jo Lamble answers questions from readers looking for expert advice on social dilemmas and relationship problems. Question: A number of my friends have children or are currently expecting. When we go out together, babies and […]

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9 totally normal feelings everyone’s having right now

From stress, to loneliness, guilt and hopelessness, you’re probably feeling a million different emotions thanks to the coronavirus. But psychologist Tara Hurster explains why it’s actually healthy you’re experiencing these feelings. It goes without saying that 2020 has tested our mental health. On top of heightened anxiety, people are experiencing re-entry syndrome, struggling with insomnia […]