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10 most relaxing places to live in the UK revealed


Gen Z shuns three-course dinners in favour of casual dining

Gen Z is shunning three-course dinners in favour of casual dining like picnics or “picky tea”, new research suggests. While older generations still prefer traditional dining, a survey suggests young adults want a relaxed spread. More than half of Gen Z diners – 52 per cent – opt for picnics with friends over sit-down meals. Gen Z refers to young ad...


What you can do now to prevent a stroke in the future, according to doctors

What you can do now to prevent a stroke in the future, according to doctors - How to lower your stroke risk at every age


The Mediterranean diet is out — the Atlantic diet is the summer upgrade to know

The Mediterranean diet is out — the Atlantic diet is the summer upgrade to know - This coastal diet could be the smart swap you need for ultimate summer wellness, says nutrionist Louise Pyne


Makeup artist Bobbi Brown shares 4 easy tips for women over 40

Beauty tips for a busy life from a makeup pro.


How to be frugal: Easy money-saving hacks from people who’ve mastered cutting back

How to be frugal: Easy money-saving hacks from people who’ve mastered cutting back - Living more frugally could reduce stress and help your money go further.


'Laoqianfeng' Is China's 'Quiet Luxury': Here's How The Ultra Rich Are Redefining Status Symbols

In China, the wealthiest millennials are showcasing their achievements through unique and understated status symbols, moving away from traditional ostentatious displays of wealth. As millennials, those in their late 20s to early 40s, reach significant life milestones, many are prioritising career progress and unique experiences over conventional sy...


10 science-backed ways to reverse your biological age


Where to Live in Italy: A Guide for Expats

Italy enchants expats with its rich history, breathtaking landscapes, and vibrant culture. Whether you're drawn to the dynamic streets of Milan or the tranquil shores of Lake Como, Italy presents a tapestry of experiences catering to diverse lifestyles and preferences. Deciding where to live in Italy for expats involves considering various factors such as the cost of living, quality of life, cultural heritage, and the local social scene.


‘After years of failed fad diets + workouts, I started lifting weights'

'At 43, it changed everything'


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

Let those curls thrive, baby!


14 pop stars who swapped their music careers for ‘normal’ jobs


The tricks stylists use to make food look fabulous

If the way to our hearts is through our stomachs, then the route to our stomachs is helped an awful lot by what we clap our eyes on. Bombarded by food advertisements plastered everywhere from billboards to bus shelters, not to mention all over our screens, we’re a nation that’s used to being lured to the table – or takeaway joint or delivery app – ...


‘After spending £15,000 doing it up the garden is my favourite place to sit’

When Louise and Jesse Boyce viewed their future family home in 2020 the modernisation of the Edwardian property, which had been stripped of its period features, instantly put them off. But a quick Google search revealed its potential. An old listing of the property revealed what it had looked like when its Edwardian features were still intact. On s...


8 bad habits that destroy mental health and cause depression

There are habits that can negatively impact your mental health or even be destructive to your personality. Therefore, it is worth following advice that can help improve your psychological well-being and overall life, according to Psychological Support. Avoiding your own emotions It is important to allow yourself to feel different emotions. Talking ...


Woman claims wellness influencer’s advice sent her to hospital with burnt esophagus

Woman claims wellness influencer’s advice sent her to hospital with burnt esophagus - ‘This is the last time I will listen to a health and wellness influencer,’ woman says


How to wear this year’s festival fashion trends

How to wear this year’s festival fashion trends - From cowboy-core to flower power, it’s a chance to shake up your fashion this festival season, says Lotte Brundle.


5 ways loneliness can negatively affect your health

5 ways loneliness can negatively affect your health - Sometimes you can also feel isolated when you’re around people.


I never know what to do with my long hair, but since getting the 'concave cut' my daily styling routine has been so much easier

I'll never get 'just a trim' ever again


I'm a Health Editor who sceptically said yes to my first retreat - and these 5 health tips I learnt from a nutritionist were truly game-changing

They're obvious, but absolutely worth giving a go.


The three classic stages of a midlife crisis – and how to get through them

My crisis didn’t crash calamitously into my life overnight nor was it linked to a big trauma. It was slow and insidious, creeping into my psyche like rainfall in a blocked gutter, taking months for the seep-seep pressure of water to build and the building to eventually crack. It was a steady erosion of self and status that centred mainly around my ...


How to lose weight — and keep it off forever

How to lose weight — and keep it off forever - Learn how to control your impulses, and teach your body a new routine, says behaviour change expert Shahroo Izadi


City with ‘no character’ named one of the best value commuter spots in the UK

It may be cheap, but residents say it's 'a copy and paste of every other UK town.'


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...


7 Essential Fitness Skills Every Man Must Know

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Women Who Win: Shiza Shahid on living with purpose and standing up for what you believe in

We talk to the co-founder of kitchen essentials brand Our Place


‘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...


Jamaica is a 'fly and flop' favourite but here's how to get more out of your trip

What is there to do other than sun yourself on the beach at a Jamaican all-inclusive?


"I never worked out - now, at 46, I'm in my best shape ever and proof that it's never too late to find your fitness"

Lavina Mehta MBE built a body for life later in life - and reckons you can, too.


Living in Faro, the Algarve: best areas, cost of living and advantages

Faro, the capital of Portugal's sunny Algarve region, attracts residents and tourists for its natural beauty, cultural heritage and enviable quality of life. This charming city, situated in the south of Portugal, offers a vibrant mix of tradition and modernity, making it a popular destination for those looking to live a quiet life by the sea.


Gaggan at Louis Vuitton in Bangkok | LOUIS VUITTON​

LV The Place Bangkok. "Food is a culture, a lifestyle." — Chef Gaggan Anand. Experience a seasonal menu exclusive to Louis Vuitton and based on the 5 "S" -— Sweet, Sour, Salty, Spicy, and Surprise — at the Maison's first restaurant in South Asia, Gaggan at Louis Vuitton. Celebrated Indian chef Gaggan Anand invites you on an exquisite food journey offered across both lunch and dinner. Reserve a table at http://on.louisvuitton.com/6003kZDpl Gaggan at Louis Vuitton LV The Place Bangkok Gaysorn Amarin, Second Floor, 496-502, Ploenchit Rd #GagganAnand #LVThePlace #Bangkok #LouisVuitton ABOUT LOUIS VUITTON Since 1854, Louis Vuitton has placed fashion in the context of culture bringing unique designs to the world, combining innovation with style and uncompromising quality. Today, the Maison remains faithful to the spirit of its founder, Louis Vuitton, who invented a genuine “Art of Travel” through luggage, bags and accessories which were as creative as they were elegant and practical. Still haven't subscribe to Louis Vuitton on YouTube? ► http://on.louisvuitton.com/6053GTKUS CONNECT WITH LOUIS VUITTON Discover more on: http://on.louisvuitton.com/6054GTKUs X: http://on.louisvuitton.com/6002H2JY6 Facebook: http://on.louisvuitton.com/6008H2JYw Instagram: http://on.louisvuitton.com/6008H2JY4


'We built our award-winning family home in Crystal Palace from scratch — here's how we did it'

'We built our award-winning family home in Crystal Palace from scratch — here's how we did it' - Architect Will Burges thought he ought to get on with his self-build ambition — now his genius family home in Crystal Palace has been named as Riba London Small Project of the Year


Our favourite swimwear picks to wear this summer

Swimwear season is officially here


Self-care: why looking after No 1 isn’t always best for your wellbeing

Like many people, I find that stress transforms me into a nasty combination of Oscar the Grouch and Scrooge McDuck. The more pressure I am under, the more irritable I feel – and the less generous I become. I partly blame our culture. I’ve read enough wellness advice to know that I need to prioritise my own needs over other people’s. And so, when I feel under pressure, I have often made it a habit to practise small indulgences aimed at restoring...


18 best swimming pools in London to take a dip in this summer

There's no better way to cool off.


The Senegalese Preserving Their Traditional Culture | SLICE | FULL DOCUMENTARY

Of all of West Africa, Senegal is perhaps the country that has been most affected by the environmental changes which are impacting on our oceans. Subjected to the wrath Mother Nature is unleashing on us, this seafaring people have a dilemma to face: should they take to the open seas or stay put? From the meandering Saloum River to the banks of the Pink Lake, armed only with their courage, these men and women are fighting to protect their homeland. They are the sentinels of Senegal. Documentary: The Sentinels of Africa - Senegal Directed by: Julien Naar Production: Bo Travail !, Voyage We fully own the rights to the use of the published content. Any illegal reproduction of this content will result in immediate legal action. SLICE wants to fill up your curiosity! Accessible to anyone from anywhere at any time, this channel is your weekly dose of short docs about curious facts, discoveries, astounding info, unusual stories, weird, fun and instructive. Be smart, have a slice! Subscribe now ►►► http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvziXdVCN7PMdFZEFZ6aEqQ?sub_confirmation=1 Become a fan ! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvziXdVCN7PMdFZEFZ6aEqQ/join Follow us 👇 In French: https://www.youtube.com/c/SLICEFR Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/slicedocs Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/slicedocs #documentary #slice #fulldocumentary #freedocumentary #senegal #africa #westafrica #culture #traditional


My husband finds life easy, and ‘corrects’ me because I don’t

The question I am mid-40s and married. My husband is good at dealing with life. He never worries, is never insecure, always positive, has unlimited energy and always has a solution for everything. He deals with our kids seemingly without effort, doesn’t set many rules and never worries if they eat enough vegetables or go to bed too late. Everything is a breeze; rules are to be broken and life must be enjoyed. I am not like that. I like to abide...


I did 15 minutes of Pilates every day - and loved it so much, it's the only workout I'll be doing this summer

Diary packed with plans? Try this game-changing fitness challenge.


Sabrina Carpenter criticized after working as barista to promote song ‘Espresso’

Sabrina Carpenter criticized after working as barista to promote song ‘Espresso’ - ‘Stop showing millionaires as if they were normal people with normal jobs and normal concerns,’ one fan wrote


People should adopt ‘old-fashioned’ ways of staying healthy – Sir Chris Whitty

Making it easy and attractive for people to exercise is one of the most effective ways of maintaining independence, the Chief Medical Officer said.


This is the best time of day to eat breakfast, according to nutritionists

When you eat is just as important as what you eat


70 Of The Best Ever Glastonbury Fashion Looks To Inspire Your Packing

From Kate Moss' iconic 2005 ensembles to last year's double-denim obsession.


How many litres of water should you drink a day and does tea count?

Drink up!


US states where people live the longest


Girl Living Off Grid, Build a New Bamboo Home To Live in the Wild

Girl Living Off Grid, Build a New Bamboo Home To Live in the Wild


How gardeners can find that tricky balance between lawn and not-lawn

How gardeners can find that tricky balance between lawn and not-lawn - When it comes to the American lawn, feelings can run high


The five items in your wardrobe for which you have Karl Lagerfeld to thank

There is perhaps no other person who has held so much sway over how we dress in the past half a century than the late designer Karl Lagerfeld. He is best remembered today as the creative director who steered Chanel to become a fashion juggernaut, during 36 years at the house, from 1983 until his death in 2019. He was notoriously prolific, simultane...


Taylor Swift takes the Cotswolds: a local's guide to the chicest spots

Taylor Swift takes the Cotswolds: a local's guide to the chicest spots - As Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce pinpoint Chipping Norton as their UK base, Maddy Mussen taps up insider Plum Sykes for her little black book of super-rich hangouts


The health risks of being a skinny old person – and how to stay strong

Like so many fitness influencers, Rosemary Mallace runs strength-based classes on YouTube. Unlike so many fitness influencers, she is 73. She’s just starting to add fell running and tap dancing to her exercise regime. “I’m trying to think of something that I can’t do that I used to be able to do and I can’t think of anything.” It seems the Miss Mar...


The new breed of maxi skirts that you can wear for any occasion

The last time maxi skirts were this fashionable it was Ground Boho and the one thing you could be certain of was that they weren’t a serious contender for the office. Ruffly, flouncy, often floral with strong undercurrents of Little Bo Peep, the only sensible thing to do is file them under the ‘What were we thinking?’ category. Either that, or pass...