Woman & Home Feel Good You3 min lettiPsychology
Phasing Out
Have you ever wondered why your energy levels are sky-high one day, only to hit rock bottom the next? Or why you ooze with self-confidence at the beginning of the week, only to slip into a state of self-doubt as the days roll by? The moon is said to
Woman & Home Feel Good You6 min lettiMedical
Is your diet MAKING YOU ILL?
At this time of year, shaping up and losing the weight we’ve gained over the Christmas period is often at the forefront of our minds. In fact, a recent YouGov survey confirmed that 53% of women had made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight at least
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No Booze Buys
In 2020, almost a quarter of us* found ourselves drinking more as a result of the pandemic, with boredom, stress and anxiety the main culprits. But according to Drinkaware, regular heavy drinking can contribute to poor mental health. Alcohol is a dep
Woman & Home Feel Good You1 min lettiPsychology
How To… Stop Worrying About What People Think
‘It’s important to give yourself the space and time to understand who you are as an individual,’ says Ruairi. Consider questions such as: What are my beliefs?; What are my values?; What matters most to me in my life?. ‘When you become solid in who yo
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The Cosmic Cycle
When we see the first sliver of silver back in the sky, it’s a sign that the new moon is born. This is a time to fill up your energy reserve and mentally throw out negative thoughts. The crescent that you see in the sky is a sign that the sun is movi
Woman & Home Feel Good You2 min lettiRegional & Ethnic
HEALTHY MEALS In Minutes
Our busy lives can often mean we don’t have time to prepare healthy meals. Or, we’re too tired and lacking the motivation to cook. Thankfully, there’s now a whole host of ready meals that won’t wreak havoc with your waistline… allplants This Isn’t Ch
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Your fitness
• Lean and lengthen with this exclusive Pilates plan • New year new gear: the best kit you’ll want to workout in • Scared of lifting weights? Don’t be. Our midlifer’s guide makes things simple • Real women showcase the wonders of walking ■
Woman & Home Feel Good You5 min lettiMedical
HOW HEALTH EXPERTS dodge A COLD
It’s not called a ‘common’ cold for nothing – most adults catch two or three colds a year, and for children, many more. Caused by a virus, it’s not serious, but it can make you feel terrible with aching muscles, shivers, blocked sinuses and a sore th
Woman & Home Feel Good You2 min lettiPsychology
If You Only Do One Thing GET GROUNDED
If you’re easily distracted, an overthinker, or you regularly compare yourself to others, chances are you’ve become ungrounded. But what does that mean and how can you regain some balance? ‘Being grounded is the ability to be completely aware and con
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Recharge Your Cosmic Power
Learn to moon map your way to living in sync with the rhythms of nature. £10.99, octopusbooks.co.uk This moon-themed lavender and bergamot scented candle promises a better night’s sleep. £38, kissthemoon.com Made with crystal water and charged with m
Woman & Home Feel Good You1 min lettiDiet & Nutrition
Diet NEWS
SPREADS FOR YOUR TOAST KP Peanut Butter crunchy, £3, Tesco Not just a bar snack, the classic nut brand has created a spread that contains 35% less salt on average than other similar PB spreads on the market. Whole Earth Chocolate and Hazelnut Spread,
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Tone at Home
Getting a good workout in, from the comfort of home, can seem like a challenge. However, you can tone up, break a sweat and burn cals with this easy-tofollow Pilates routine, created exclusively for FGY FGY by Aimee Victoria Long, Pilates instructor
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Resolutions made Easy
Only 19% of Brits are able to stick to their goals long term, while 23% of us quit after just one week*. But with this round-up, there’ll be no excuses! So whether you want to lose weight or become more eco-friendly, we have the product for you… Incl
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Ariba Aruba!
Who wouldn’t want to visit a faraway island known for its tropical climes, finest white sands, exotic turquoise waters and chilled out approach to life? There is a bonafide reason that Aruba is known as ‘One Happy Island’ I can report, and it most ce
Woman & Home Feel Good You5 min lettiWellness
2 Weeks To BETTER SLEEP
Do you struggle to nod off at night? Do you regularly wake in the early hours? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. It's estimated that almost half of the population* is affected by sleeplessness at some point due to poor sleep environments, bad habits or
Woman & Home Feel Good You1 min lettiCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Fgy
Forget chocolate – these moreish bars contain 1.6 net grams of carbs and are made with coconut, seeds, nuts and cocoa butter. We reckon these taste better too. COMPILED BY: ROSE GOODMAN. PHOTO: ALAMY. *UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. ** BRITISH NUTRITION F
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Your At-home Pilates Workout
This move doesn’t just hit your core, it’s heavy in the shoulders as well. When doing this exercise, go slow and controlled; the slower you can draw your knees in and out the harder the exercise becomes. • Start by bringing yourself into a plank posi
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‘I Lived With Back Pain FOR OVER 30 YEARS’
‘When I was 19, I hurt myself doing what I thought was a simple exercise. I was stretching out, trying to put my head to my knees. When I couldn’t quite reach, I asked my friend to give me a push. I felt something in my back go ‘twang’ and was plague
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6 of the best… RELAX! SPA BREAKS FOR THE NEW YEAR
THE LYGON ARMS HOTEL, COTSWOLDS A magnificent vaulted stone mansion, The Lygon Arms has been dripping in history since the 16th century and is loved by the rich and famous. Now the inn has launched several luxurious pampering packages for dogs and th
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Wellbeing NEWS
Maintain a strong immune system with Holland & Barrett’s Advanced Immune Support Formulation (£14.99 for 30 capsules, Holland & Barrett). + Keep warm with Relaxwell Deluxe Alaskan Husky Faux Fur Heated Throw which responds to temperature (£99.99, dre
Woman & Home Feel Good You1 min lettiCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Eat To Save The Planet
‘The climatarian diet focuses on reducing the negative environmental impact of the food we consume and even contributing to the reversal of climate change, through the power of conscious consumerism,’ explains holistic nutritionist and professional c
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What To Wear?
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Woman & Home Feel Good You4 min lettiPsychology
BREAK FREE From The PAIN
If you’ve ever suffered from any type of pain – be it arthritis, musculoskeletal, from an injury, toothache, or something else – you’ll know how hard it is to focus on anything else. But while acute pain – pain that’s felt following a trauma or injur
Woman & Home Feel Good You2 min lettiCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Motsi Mabuse
My exercise regime… I have a cross trainer so I do cardio, and I have done sports for more than half of my life. I’ve also got a personal trainer, because I just need somebody to kick my butt, make me squat and say, ‘Come on girl!’ Every time I feel
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Woman & Home Feel Good You1 min lettiPsychology
Battle Burnout
‘When you first wake up, don’t open your eyes, take a deep breath in and breathe out. Ask yourself, “how am I feeling right now?”’ says psychologist and sleep expert, Dr Nerina Ramlakhan. ‘Put one hand on your chest and one on your tummy, take anothe
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Bread Benefits
It often gets a bad rep, however bread naturally contains just a small amount of sugar (approx 1g per slice), and provides up to 14% of our intake of folate – a vitamin needed for healthy cell growth and function**. Bring back bread! Check out three
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Why YOU Need To LIFT!
Cardio workouts such as walking, running or swimming will burn fat and boost stamina, but when it comes to strengthening the body and improving muscle tone, adding resistance training to your exercise routine is key – and it’s especially important as
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Is It Your THYROID?
Around one in 20 people in the UK have a thyroid problem, and women are 10 times more likely to be affected than men – although no one really knows why. But what exactly does the thyroid do and what happens when it stops working properly? Anna Woollv
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