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Health & Fitness

Wellness is swallowing the fashion industry whole. Should I switch camps?

To be fair, my beat has had a good innings. For a hundred years, it has made billions of pounds out of...

How I accepted I’m an introvert – and learned to refuse invitations without guilt

After years of drinking through social engagements to make them bearable, I finally acknowledged my fear of talking to strangers and made...

After a trip to the hairdresser’s, I feel refurbished

They aren’t qualified counsellors, but could legitimately whack those skills on to their CVsThere was a time...

Does having a higher IQ than Einstein guarantee success?

Nishi Uggalle, winner of Channel 4’s Child Genius show, got the highest possible score in a Mensa test, but psychologists differ on...

Seven ways to help someone through a panic attack

More than 13% of people are susceptible to panic attacks, which can be very intense and distressing. So what are the symptoms...

The Mechanics Of DNA Testing At Home

There are many reasons why people are using DNA testing – from criminal investigation to paternity determination. In the past, people had...

The calming effects of sewing can help people express and heal themselves

How absorbing your concentration in needlework relieves inner turmoilIgrew up in post-war Britain when, saved from German...

Fit in my 40s: ‘I got so into the TRX, I considered installing one at home’

Nail the technique for this muscle-killing gym accessory and your workout will be ‘magnificently awful’If you’ve seen...

Are we having fun yet? How I found joy in the most unlikely of places

I was vacillating between overwork and overindulgence – and then I took my car to a mechanicTowards...

Should every worker have a 75-minute lunch break?

MPs have recommended the optimal breaktime for schoolchildren – and it could make adults happier, healthier and more productive, too

The Transformation Of Dating Over The Years

Ever wondered how your parents and grandparents dated? You have seen their black and white couple photos in albums but never really...

Surge in demand for schools leaves councils struggling to cope

Thousands of pupils in England denied place at their preferred secondary schoolCouncils across England are struggling to keep...

The New Trends Of Wearable Fitness Trackers

Technology has managed to find its way into fitness by giving the consumers a way to analyze their live fitness and health...

Throw in the towel: is air-drying your face better for your skin?

Many argue that towels spread bacteria and air-drying leaves skin clearer. We ask the experts if it’s really more hygienic to let...