10 things exercise is good for (in addition to your health)

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As little as 30 mins cardio three to five days a week can add years to your life, says Cameron Diaz in The Body Book

#1 Getting over a break up. There’s something about getting yourself physically stronger that helps you feel emotionally and mentally stronger too. Empowered, even. The fact it leaves you looking that little bit trimmer doesn’t hurt either.  Continue reading

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10 good things about January (yes, really)

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Introducing my first ever ‘Good Things’ jar

#1 The shortest day of the year is officially behind us. From here on in, the mornings will slowly but surely get lighter and evenings longer, daffodils and tulips will bloom, gardens will spring back to life, temperatures will lift and the sun will shine. That said, see #2. Continue reading

10 things that only happen over the Christmas holidays

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#1 Despite popping to the supermarket nearly every day in the run up to Christmas, come December 26th you have nothing of any nutritious value to eat. Well you might have, but with every darned plate, bowl and tub in your fridge covered in tinfoil it’s hard to be sure. Continue reading

10 things that don’t go together

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#1 Lipgloss and windy weather. A thought that occurs to me practically every day at present. But still I won’t be parted from my Bobbi Brown gloss, even if half of it does end up shlepped against my cheek. And while on the subject of windy weather, see #2. Continue reading

10 signs Christmas is in the air

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#1 You have to talk yourself out of buying every sparkly top you see  ‘Put the hanger down, step AWAY from the sequins’ – reminding yourself over and over that every year you buy one and every year you wear it only once. Absolutely. No. More. Oh but how you covet those lovely sparkly sequins. Continue reading

10 snippets from one 40th birthday bash

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Wife of birthday boy: “He keeps taking photos of Ryan Gosling to his hairdresser and saying: ‘Make me look like him!'”
*Squawk from all the females at the table*
Wife: “I know. It’s not the hairdresser he needs  it’s the gym.” Continue reading

10 (more) instances of autocorrect gone wrong

And these are just the ones I've noticed!!

And these are just the ones I’ve noticed!!

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Intended to type: “Just replied!!”
Autocorrected to: “Just repulsed!!” Continue reading