Could Saying ‘Thank You’ Help Protect Against Heart Disease?

When was the last time you said thank you? Those two little words may be more powerful than you realise. Expressing gratitude doesn’t just warm your heart, it may also make it healthier, according to a new study. Research published by the American Psychological Association found that heart patients who regularly expressed gratitude experienced improved…

Women’s Running Magazine Features Woman In Hijab On Front Cover For First Time

Rahaf Khatib is the first woman to grace the cover of Women’s Running magazine wearing a hijab. The six-time marathon runner and mum-of-three has appeared on the cover of the October issue of the US-based magazine. She said she hopes to inspire other Muslim women to take up running. Womens Running Women’s Running has previously starred…

WISE WORDS: Helen Lederer On Self-Belief, Dealing With Negativity And Switching Off From The World With The Help Of Chocolate

As a comedienne, actress, author, presenter, journalist, after-dinner speaker and yak farmer (ok we made that last one up), we wanted to know just how Helen Lederer manages to de-stress and find balance in her busy life, and what she’s learned along the way. MORE ‘WISE WORDS’: WISE WORDS: Robbie Savage On Ponytails And Dealing…

New Year ‘Detox’ Leaves Woman Hospitalised With Life-Threatening Condition

A middle-aged woman has developed a potentially life-threatening complication following a New Year ‘detox’, doctors have revealed. The ‘detox’ involved drinking a lot of fluids and taking various herbal remedies. The woman – who has not been named – suffered confusion followed by a seizure as a result of the ‘detox’. Writing in the online journal BMJ…

These Are The ‘Imperfections’ In Men That Women Find Attractive

If you looked at the average man on a billboard – washboard abs, chiseled jaw and eyes like swimming pools – it’s pretty clear advertisers have a one-size-fits-all idea of male perfection. But in reality, what women want is entirely different, according to a popular Reddit thread. From crooked noses to chubby stomachs, are a handful of so-called imperfections…

Sonia Rykiel Dead At 86: French Fashion Designer Had Been Suffering From Parkinson’s For 19 Years

French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel has died at the age of 86, after suffering from Parkinson’s disease for 19 years. Rykiel’s daughter and managing artistic director of her eponymous fashion label, Nathalie made an official statement confirming the news on Thursday 25 August. “My mother died at 05:00 this morning at her home in Paris…

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