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Can you sew a button back on? The Boomers & Gen X can show you how

Women aged 16-37 spend £81 per month on clothing; 60% more than those aged 54+. Young women admit that fashion has become so cheap, even sewing a button on seems pointless – whereas more than half of Baby Boomers repair their own clothes. Despite being the biggest consumers of ‘fast fashion’, less than half of …

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Life Lessons: what I’ve learnt about the importance of negotiating and talking about money

by Roxana Mohammadian-Molina @ Blend Network ‘Oh my God, you are like a bulldog! Can’t win with you’. I took out my mirrored Guerlain lipstick case to top up my deep-red rouge, flashed a smile and got up to leave. The comment came at the end of a meeting at a top-tier investment bank I was …

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How processed food is threatening your quality of life and your very survival and what to do about it.

by James Gorman, Health and Performance Consultant, Co-founder of BioMe Tasty, processed food with irresistible combinations of carbohydrates and fat, overrides our normal appetite regulation and makes us overeat. This energy overload leads to weight gain (in susceptible people), insulin resistance, and metabolic dysfunction (1), and increases the risk of type II diabetes, fatty liver disease, …

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When the indulgent time of year starts … don’t fight the lion…appease it.

by James Gorman, Health and Performance Consultant, Co-founder of BioMe The most fun and indulgent period of the year is fast approaching. It’s the time for relaxing, socialising, and celebrating. Irritatingly, it’s also the time of year responsible for much of our annual weight gain. Weight that becomes increasingly difficult to shift. Weight that accumulates. …

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Three ways to cultivate gratitude, kindness and empathy during the ‘mass-consumption’ season

by Hugo Shephard @ Role Models The lead up to Christmas was my favourite time of year when I was younger, but as I got older I found myself turning into Ebenezer Scrooge. Each year, I seemed to get more cynical about the excess that surrounded the holiday season. I would see all the packaging and glittery …

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Niix Tips on How to Survive & Prepare for the Silly Season

by Nicki Philips @ niix The holiday season is an extremely difficult time to stay focused on eating healthily, exercising regularly and improving wellness. There are delicious treats and sweets everywhere; the weather gets colder, making you want to cosy up on the sofa rather than go for a run; there’s lots of travel and eating out …

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