Category: Relax

5 reasons to do a digital detox

Digital detox expert Tanya Goodin gives her advice on taking up a digital detox challenge and the benefits of stepping away from the screen “We now spend an average of 8 hours 45 minutes on screens each day with a fifth spent on ‘media multi-tasking’: doing more than one digital activity simultaneously,” says Tanya Goodin,…
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12 surprisingly healthy date ideas

Fancy trying something new? Try one of these fun and healthy ideas for your next date Spending time together needn’t always mean a takeaway and a bottle of wine. According to research published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, couples who try new things together have higher-quality relationships and couples who get healthy together are three times…
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9 off-the-grid places you have to visit this year

From tracking jaguars in Guyana’s jungle to celebrating Finland’s centenary, discovering remote beaches in Albania to dune-bashing in the Oman desert, travel writer Mary Novakovich picks the best spots around the world for you to discover in 2017 With millions of us combatting the winter blues by booking our summer getaways in January – the first two weeks are…
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8 healthy festive ideas you can steal from around the world

Whether you roller-skate to church like the Venezuelans or swap chocolate for books like the Icelanders, lifestyle journalist Carole Beck shows how we can take inspiration from other cultures this Christmas 1. Get moving like the Venezuelans  In the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, locals roller-skate their way to church for early morning festive mass rather than drive.…
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