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How to avoid stress at Christmas

Ah, December. Deck the halls and let it snow – it’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year. Or is it? For lots of people, Christmas is a stress-fest from start to finish. And there are good reasons why so many of us fear the festive season. High expectations, enforced family visits, and a to-do list the length of War…

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Why chocolate is good for you

The nation’s love of chocolate knows no bounds. Nor should it! On top of being delicious, it can work wonders for your body too (honest!). Apparently, it boosts mood, reduces blood pressure and even lowers stress – and that’s on top of tasting pretty darn good! To reap the benefits, the key is to choose chocolate with a high cocoa…

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The benefits of walking

Hippocrates famously declared that “walking is man’s best medicine”. Over 2,000 years later, that opinion still stands. The Greek physician known as ‘the father of medicine’ was way ahead of his time in so many ways. You can gain countless health benefits from a daily walk – and virtually no reason to not make the effort. Walking is an easy,…

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6 easy ways to transform your home into a spa

Are you tired of being tired or finding it hard to switch off in the evenings? If so, a self-care ritual could be just the thing. In fact, turning your home into a DIY spa is guaranteed to make you feel fantastic. However, it could also save you time, money and energy in the long run, too.

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How to sleep better

Here’s an interesting fact for you…did you know that the average person will spend 229,961 hours, or one third of their life, asleep? It’s only in recent years that scientists have started to really research the reasons our bodies crave so much sleep. And it would seem like the health benefits are endless.

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8 ways to beat the common cold

Let’s face it, we’ve all been there. Don’t you despair when you wake up to the feeling that your head is full of cotton wool? And isn’t it uncomfortable when your limbs are as heavy as lead weights? Furthermore, it can be painful when your nose is so stuffy you’re struggling to breathe. Welcome to the common cold.

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