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Scandinavian tips to beat the winter blues

With the arrival of Blue Monday in this particular dismal start to the year, with increasing political tensions and rising Covid cases, the winter nights certainly seem darker, longer and lonelier. However, with this article, I hope to suggest some expert Scanidanavian winter advice, which has a reassuring success rate as Scandinavian countries top the […]

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Veganuary, Dry January, the opportunities to start the new year healthier and better are endless. Between all those New Year resolutions, the Cervical Health Awareness Month gets lost in the shuffle, when January should actually be the month to highlight issues related to cervical cancer, HPV disease and the importance of early detection. 311,000 women […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: the Lifestyle editors give their thoughts

With the passing of another new year, the calls to reinvent and revise ourselves again appear in the form of resolutions. The notion of New Year’s Resolutions often provokes very disparate reactions from people. Either the response is one of dismissal, a feeling that resolutions are cliché and patronising, that they are useless attempts to […]

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To shave or not to shave? Janu-hairy celebrates the choice

Every year, January is filled with desperate attempts to stick to New Years’ resolutions before completely giving up in February. Dry January and Veganuary are both movements attempting to capture these efforts and create a community of people all working towards a similar final goal. A recent addition is the Janu-hairy movement, originating with Laura […]

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Veganuary is more than just a one month challenge

As 2019 begins, so do millions of new year’s resolutions: go to the gym more, get up earlier, or try Veganuary. For those who are not aware, Veganuary is a charity encouraging people to pledge to go vegan for one month. It is a great time to try veganism, with the charity website providing recipes, […]

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Football’s annual swap-shop must be closed once and for all

It’s been a debate that has rumbled on ever since its inception in 2003, but perhaps the calls for it to be scrapped are more vocal than ever before. The January transfer window has proven to be a very divisive talking point with many believing it does not have a place in modern football any […]