6 Reasons To Celebrate Being Middle Aged

In a world where 50 year olds are shopping alongside their teenage daughters in Top Shop (hello, me!) and giving those Lulu Lemon clad 20-somethings a run for their money in the gym (hello, me! Oh. Wait. No, that isn’t me. But it is women over 50 that I know) then I reckon we can drop the middle-aged tag and just be us. Age-free, fuss-free and label-free!

6 Reasons to Jump for Joy in January

Image: Toast
Image: Toast

There’s a lot of doom mongering surrounding January and, to be honest, I’ve never been a fan. We don’t need researchers to tell us it’s the most depressing month of the year, the time we’re most likely to succumb to the big, black dog of the doldrums. This year though, I’m getting tough and I plan to face January head on: So what that we’ve had a ‘little’ rain and the days are short and dark? And so what that the pounds I’ve piled on so quickly over Christmas will take so much longer to shed? And so what that my car got clamped on January 1st and I had to pay £100 to get it released? I’m inviting you to join me in not letting January stand in the way of making us feel good. There are reasons to keep smiling – and it’ll be over before you know it!