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3 Quick Stress Busters
Life, Wellbeing

3 Quick Stress Busters

How many times have you felt stressed in the last week or so? I can count at least five times. Four of those were to do with The Teen’s GCSE’s and her – and my – ability to constantly misplace things! Stress isn’t just awful for your health (90% of […]

Figuring out the Happy Diet
Diet, Wellbeing

Figuring out the Happy Diet

Since I gave up competitive swimming at 16 – I was a National champion and had a TV appearance on Tomorrow’s World and Grandstand (yeah, I know!) – my super speedy athlete’s metabolism, used to the 5am swimming sessions and healthy lifestyle, was abruptly sabotaged by late night partying, mid-day […]

Reasons to be Grateful
Family, Life, Wellbeing

Reasons to be Grateful

I always remember my lovely Nanny Ciss saying ‘You should be grateful’ when I turned my nose up at something, whether it was a ‘nice bit of liver’ for dinner *shudders* or when I came second in the swimming club gala. Grateful? But I wanted sausages and chips and I […]

Is it Time for Botox?
Beauty

Is it Time for Botox?

Over the past couple of years, I’ve often asked myself whether it’s time to have a little Botox. But even though my crow’s feet are multiplying faster than Danny Zuko’s chills in Greece and the crinkles on my forehead can no longer be convincingly veiled by light reflecting makeup, I’ve […]

Thicker, Fuller and Happier Hair
Beauty

Thicker, Fuller and Happier Hair

I’m definitely a woman from the no-fuss, wake-up-and-go camp of hair and beauty and this is more out of laziness rather than not having to do much to look presentable. Sometimes I know I should make more effort – especially being in the industry that I’m in – but as […]

Skin Rejuvenation with IPL
Beauty

Skin Rejuvenation with IPL

UPDATED REVIEW: 20 December 2015 I wanted to write an update to let my readers know that I’ve recently been back for my second IPL treatment with the lovely and experienced, Josi at La Pelle Skin Clinic in Chiswick. This time, Josi turned up the level to treat the hyper-pigmentation […]