Why you should try Niksen, the Dutch art of doing nothing at all

19 August, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Putting your feet up may be the greatest-ever form of self-care. Here is why we’re head over heels for the Dutch answer to burnout.

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They did what? 5 weird things people do in their sleep

12 August, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

From eating to having sex, it turns out the wee hours of the morning can bring out some very odd behaviours.

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Is it good to keep secrets?

7 August, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

It might seem like an honour to be trusted with someone else’s confidences, but keeping secrets can also weigh us down.

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Lost your libido? Here’s how to fire up your sexual desire

2 August, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Feel like you’re never in the mood for a little hanky-panky? You’re not alone. Low sex drive is quite common – but there are ways you can get it back.

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Hypnotherapy: Sorting fact from fiction

25 July, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

If you’ve seen a hypnosis show, the first thing that may come to mind when you think of hypnotherapy is being forced to cluck like a chicken. Well, think again.

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Why ‘good enough’ is good for you

17 July, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Striving for perfection has its pitfalls. In fact, you’ll be happier if you aim for good-ish.

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Your weekend beat-stress guide

12 July, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Feeling frazzled after a long, busy week? Here are our favourite ways to disconnect and create two blissful days.

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Your mid-year financial health check

29 June, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Rather than waiting to ‘spring clean’ your finances, mid-year is the perfect time to get a handle on your money.

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How to harness the power of essential oils

24 June, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Using the highly concentrated extracts of plants and flowers to boost health and mood has been practised since ancient Egyptian times – and it’s more popular than ever.

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7 unexpected ways to deal with stress

21 June, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

Sure, you could use tried-and-tested techniques to destress – but these more unusual methods can be just as effective, say scientists.

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