Cheat’s guide to clocking up 10,000 steps a day

When I was about 10 I really wanted one of these And these  But settled for these Now, I’ve put away childish things, and I’ve got one of these (although I do still fancy a Space Hopper) The FITBIT that grown-up gadget that makes us all feel guilty for sitting down…

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What’s a 1 day Juice Detox REALLY like

 5 Minute Read Forget the economy, the last month or two has seen my Pizza, Prosecco and Victoria Sponge consumption on the rise …and, surprise, the scales aren’t far behind Time for some decisive action! So, when I read The Juice Garden’s One Day Cleanse (£22) questions… Do I want to-…

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How to take better selfies…without pouting

 5 MINUTE READ Let’s be honest selfies are vain and a bit pointless but hey, on a night out or sitting in a beach bar they can be fun….but getting a good one ain’t easy.  I average about 25 duffers to one mildly acceptable pic Now that I’m posting regular…

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How to get beach-ready FAST – and save £500

SO…apparently the average woman spends 30 hours getting ready for a holiday. 30 HOURS!! Jeez.  I remember the days when you brushed your hair, packed last year’s sun cream, a hair bobble, a lippy and off you toddled. Now, if you follow all the pre-holiday tips out there you need…

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Working from home – The Good, The Bad and The Outfits

5 MINUTE READ 1 in 6 people work from home some or all of the time…including little ol’ me. Is it all the Jeremy-Kyle-watching that it’s cracked up to be?  Here’s the lowdown The Ups… You don’t have to get out your PJs (but it helps) You don’t have to…

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Being a morning person. The Good, The Bad and the Annoying

3 MINUTE READ Now I admit I’m quite an extreme morning person. I don’t do eye-rubbing, stretching, adjusting to daylight or yawning. I certainly don’t do lie-ins. The second I’m awake,  generally, when dawn breaks and the birds start a’ chirping (we’re talking 4.40am in the summer) I’m like a…

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10 Ideas for a Fabulous May (and we’re not talking Theresa)

3 MINUTE READ Way hey – it’s almost May, one of my favourite months of the year. The days are long and sometimes warm. I stop craving pies, stews and rhubarb crumble and opt for the occasional salad. It’s an optimistic month – summer is stretching out ahead, full of…

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