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Brownstone story: art and culture merge in a family home in Brooklyn

New York interior designer Delia Kenza didn’t go through any bidding wars, or an arduous search for the perfect family home to acquire her 1880s Brooklyn brownstone; the Clinton Hill property has been in her family for generations. Delia and her family moved into the home after her aunt, who had lived in the brownstone for decades, no longer wanted to live in the city full time. “Since I was a little girl I’ve known the house; I’ve grown up...


Designer Amanda Wakeley’s 5 golden rules for a capsule wardrobe

Designer Amanda Wakeley’s 5 golden rules for a capsule wardrobe - The renowned British fashion designer discusses her tips for acquiring a timeless wardrobe.


Parisian health hacks are trending - 6 nutritionist-approved ways to channel your inner French girl and boost wellbeing

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Why it's time to stop being a snob about all-inclusives

Why it's time to stop being a snob about all-inclusives - Don’t turn your nose up — joyful new resorts are ideal for groups of all ages travelling together, discovers Suzanne Moore


I dreamed of travelling while working remotely — then it became my nightmare

The digital nomad lifestyle is not all it's cracked up to be.


Third of people ‘planning an overseas holiday plus a staycation this summer’

Third of people ‘planning an overseas holiday plus a staycation this summer’ - London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Wales, Devon and Cornwall and the Lake District are among the UK-based locations people plan to explore this summer.


We always thought of exercise as a punishment — now it feels like fun

From surfing to MMA, these women share how exercise turned from a chore to a hobby.


Eight Easy Ways to Save Money Without Compromising Your Lifestyle

Saving money can be as simple as a quick phone call.


Play outside and sing together: what living in Denmark taught me about raising ‘Viking’ children

I knew I was in trouble the day my pre-schooler came home smelling of woodsmoke and told me he’d been practising “knife skills”. When his twin siblings requested a saw for their second birthday, I realised I’d crossed the Rubicon: I’d become an accidental mother of Vikings. It wasn’t supposed to be like this. I relocated from London to Denmark, carefree and childless, but despite planning on staying just a year I’m still here a decade and three...


8 easy ways to keep cool during a holiday heatwave


Study suggests switching from smoking to vaping indoors may reduce children’s secondhand exposure to nicotine

By Vijay Kumar Malesu In a recent study published in the JAMA Network Open , a group of researchers compared nicotine absorption among children exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke, secondhand vapor, and those with no exposure. Study: Secondhand Nicotine Absorption From E-Cigarett...


How to be a more sustainable trail runner

5 tips to help you to be a more sustainable trail runner, from buying gear to keeping the trails trash-free


‘Nobody’s hurrying – not like London’: How Britain’s ‘blue zone’ helps you live to 86

Carving through the lush Devonian lanes from Totnes to Salcombe, via Halwell, Kingsbridge and Marlborough, there doesn’t immediately seem much the South Hams has in common with the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica, or the Nuoro Province in Sardinia, and definitely not Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture. Admittedly, they are all fairly idyllic, photogenic pla...


This is Why People in Costa Rica Live Longer than Anywhere Else in the World

Continuous Glucose Monitor from Signos use Code FEB15 https://store.signos.com/plan?c=tdfeb15 Why do People in Costa Rica Live so Long? This video does contain a paid partnership with a brand that helps to support this channel. It is because of brands like this that we are able to provide the content that we do for free. Click HERE to Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/c/ThomasDeLauerOfficial?sub_confirmation=1 Please check out the new Shorts channel, DeLauer Clips and Workouts, here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQPQImPsw74KhO0Zy2-leyA/videos Please Subscribe to my Email Newsletter Here: https://www.thomasdelauer.com/life-optimization-tactics/ Follow More of My Daily Life on Instagram: http://www.Instagram.com/ThomasDeLauer References https://www.forbes.com/sites/cathyhackl/2020/08/12/what-costa-ricas-blue-zone-can-teach-us-about-the-future-of-wellbeing--longevity/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2831395/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4241350/ https://o


How lipoproteins shape your metabolic health

By Dr. Liji Thomas, MD A recent study published in the journal Nutrients provides a comprehensive review of the lipoprotein pathway in healthy metabolism. Study: Effects of lipoproteins on metabolic health. Image Credit: Nemes Laszlo / Shutterstock.com What are lipoprot...


Best outfits for long haul flights that will keep you comfortable on your journey

Best outfits for long haul flights that will keep you comfortable on your journey - Jet-setting has never looked so good


14 reasons yoga is so good for you

It's not just about feeling calmer


10 things that happen to your body when you stop drinking alcohol


Reducing air pollution exposure could help prolong independent living for older adults, study suggests

Long-term exposure to air pollution can lead to a loss of independence for older adults, according to a University of Michigan study. In research published in JAMA Network Open, air pollution from traffic emerges as a key risk factor for older adults losing their ability to care for themsel...


8 colorful small living room ideas that will brighten, not overwhelm your space

These colorful small living room ideas are equally chic and cheery. Brighten up a dreary space with personality and expert-approved decor inspiration.


How Personal Finances and Lifestyle Are Intertwined

Here are a couple of things to keep in mind as you plan for your future and how to financially support it.


LA home where colour and pattern are woven into family life

Interior designer Elspeth Benoit has taken a gradual, considered approach to the renovation of this 1940s property


Living in Calpe: one of Alicante's most popular coastal towns

Calpe is a gorgeous town on the Costa Blanca, greatly valued for housing the Peñon de Ifach, an arid rock at 332 meters high. Below we discuss the many wonders and advantages you'll want to enjoy as a local.


Rheumatoid arthritis forced me to change my diet – and now I’m pain free

I can’t remember a time in my life when there hasn’t been pain somewhere in my body. It came to dominate much of my adult life. If somebody hasn’t been in constant pain, it’s hard to describe it to them. You’re masking the whole time, and everything is so much more difficult. The mornings were the worst for me as the throbbing and aching sensations...


Five tips for keeping strong from fit over-60-somethings

Self-discipline requires resisting momentary temptations to get closer to your long-term goals. While the adage of teaching an old dog new tricks being notoriously difficult prevails, discipline is something that these fit over-60s have had a longer time than most to get their head (and body) around. “Sure, younger minds may have an abundance of do...


Lifestyle habits linked to faster cognitive decline in new study

By Dr. Priyom Bose, Ph.D. A newly published study in the journal Nature Communications identifies several lifestyle factors that may accelerate cognitive decline. Study: Healthy lifestyle and cognitive decline in middle-aged and older adults residing in 14 European countries . ...


Scientists say humans should eat like a salmon to get essential nutrients

Scientists say humans should eat like a salmon to get essential nutrients - Directly eating more wild feed species could have health benefits, researchers suggest


A moment that changed me: I was divorced, broke and alone – but I turned my life around with a list

The silence in the flat was deafening. Having lost almost everything in my divorce, it was now just me in a basement studio flat with black mould. I had no TV, no sofa and the wifi wasn’t set up. I sat at a cheap folding table and made a list. Since my life was no longer going to be the way I had planned – marriage, kids, a dog, a late-Victorian terrace in a country town – I was going to try something else. I was going to do all the things on my...


How eating bananas daily can boost your well-being

Eating a banana daily can contribute significantly to a healthier diet, as most people don't consume the recommended servings of fruits and vegetables. According to registered dietitian nutritionist Lauren Manaker, incorporating bananas into your daily diet can be beneficial for getting necessary fruit servings, according to Country Living. Bananas...


‘We live in the best house in the world’: five design experts on how to live better in small homes

Australia has some of the largest homes in the world. Many who do live small aspire to one day live big. But around the world, limited space is not always seen as a sacrifice. From Sweden, where the average size of an apartment is 68 sq metres, to Hong Kong’s micro flats as small as 18 sq metres, globally architects are used to getting creative with tight spaces – they must let as much light in and offer individuals and families the same...


I went solo travelling in my 60s - here's what it taught me

Eager to discover the real Italy, Lorna Jackson, 72, went on a three-month solo exploration. Speaking to GH, she shares the life lessons that she returned home with.


Here are the latest innovations set to revolutionise your beauty routine

We set out to find out how AI and cutting-edge tech are shaking up the world of beauty


How Boots Became The Unexpected Must-Have Shoes Of The Summer

Blame it on the weather, but sandals are MIA this season


10 science-backed ways to reverse your biological age


The families quitting Britain to live as digital nomads

A “digital nomad” brings to mind a young person tapping away at a laptop in the sun, beer in hand, earning enough money to travel to the next palm-fringed hammock. And as remote work becomes the norm, more people are taking it with them as they travel, making the most of a growing raft of digital nomad visas. But the stereotype of the free-wheeling...


Walking trails, trains and outdoor activities: A guide to exploring Italy sustainably

Italy has invested millions in sustainable tourism, from walking trails to trains. View on euronews


10 Ways To Enhance Natural Curly Hair So You Can Banish The Straighteners Forever

Let those curls thrive, baby!


I Did it My Way: Zita Cobb, founder of Canada's Fogo Island Inn

I Did it My Way: Zita Cobb, founder of Canada's Fogo Island Inn - In our new sustainable travel icons column, Zita Cobb of Fogo Island Inn reveals how creating a sustainable luxury hotel resulted in a new economic engine for a remote island destination


Inside a curiosity-filled Lisbon apartment for a globe-trotting art collector

Designed by Gracinha Viterbo, this intriguing Lisbon apartment makes for a stimulating, sociable place to call home


Living in Setúbal: a complete guide to living in the city of Sadina

Living in the city of Setúbal is undoubtedly a unique experience that offers a vibrant mix of culture, history and natural beauty. Setúbal, a harbour town on the coast of Portugal, offers an exceptional quality of life with its beautiful landscapes, mild climate and rich cultural heritage. The city is known for its hospitality, local traditions and delicious cuisine, especially fish and seafood dishes and the famous fried cuttlefish. In today's...


I took collagen everyday for two months — here are 3 things that happened

After hearing a lot of good things, it was time for me to try collagen for myself


‘I was fat, old and widowed – then I found love and lost a stone’

My world collapsed when I lost my beloved wife Kim to ovarian cancer in 2017 when she was just 59. We were happily married for 38 years and had been through so much together over the decades. The loss just felt shattering. Dealing with the grief, I stopped caring about myself, eating junk all day and drinking beer every night. Our family house just...


New to volunteering? A how-to guide to find the right fit

New to volunteering? A how-to guide to find the right fit - Volunteering helps others out, but it also helps the volunteer


6 thoughts and actions that only amplify anxiety and worry

Not to worry and be nervous is absolutely normal, albeit very unpleasant. But sometimes anxiety and concern can be so toxic that it hinders one's ability to carry on with daily activities. Our habits and thoughts can exacerbate the situation. Huffpost shares habits that intensify our anxiety and worry. Black-and-white thinking It is also known as "...


Two Keys to a Happy Retirement: Health and Wealth Plans

It’s nearly impossible to have a successful retirement without taking care of both your physical health and your financial health. Here are five tips to help.


Napper or love a lie-in? Your guide to sleeping better, according to your sleep type

Ask a person how they sleep, and they’ll divide themselves into one of two camps: they sleep well, or they don’t. While those in the first group get into bed, wake up, carry on, and don’t even think about the dark bit in between, those in the second group suffer with the fallout of broken nights. Waking up exhausted, they struggle to think clearly,...


The Green Goddess: I’m still fit at 85 – these are the rules I swear by

Diana Moran still has the leotard that made her famous as the Green Goddess in the 1980s. It still fits, but she says: “The elastic has got a little saggy.” Age has been far kinder to Moran, who at 85 has the poise and elegance that made her a role model to a generation of keep-fitters. Today she is reaping the rewards of practising what she preach...


Young professionals seek global opportunities for improved work-life balance, study finds

A survey of 1,000 people aged 18-34 found that 66% wanted their employer to offer them the opportunity to work abroad


Taking medication in line with body clock reduces risk of heart attack

Patients who were ‘morning people’ were less likely to have a heart attack if they took their medication in the morning, the study found.


Can a 9pm bedtime cure me of my constant exhaustion?

New research found a third of people in the UK are not happy with their quality and quantity of sleep