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Wellness
Wellness

Sustainable activewear brands to have on your radar

Make more eco-conscious choices when next updating your workout wardrobe

The Escapist

How to find the right meditation practice for you

From mindfulness meditations to visualisation techniques, Rosie Fitzmaurice presents a guide

Wellness

8 books to read for better mental health

From eating what you want to learning how to re-connect with your community, here are the Shelf Help Club’s recommended reads to boost your mental health

The Escapist

Best therapy apps for managing your mental health at home

From AI therapists to platforms that let you video-chat with a professional counsellor, these are the best apps to add to your mental health toolkit

London

The Great Fatigue: Third of Londoners fear they’re heading for burnout

Regular activity, opening up to friends and a coffee break are among the suggested ways for Londoners to fight burnout

Wellness

World Sleep Day: how to build a ‘sleep hygiene’ routine that works

From ditching your tracker to building a 'sleep drive', insomnia specialist Kathryn Pinkham shares her expert tips 

Wellness

What is pickleball and why do all the celebs love it?

The Clooneys, Kardashians and Leonardo DiCaprio are all fans. Is it time you learned to play pickle?

The Escapist

Brain food: how to eat and sleep your way to a healthy mind

Need a brain boost? From smart snacks to the supplements worth their salt, Rosie Fitzmaurice has a plan to keep you firing on all cylinders

Wellness

Intuitive fasting is like a ‘yoga class for your metabolism’

Forget the 5:2, a flexible metabolism is the goal of Dr Will Cole’s eating regime. Rosie Fitzmaurice investigates yoga for digestion

Wellness

Why it’s time to start spiking your coffee with mushrooms

Wellness types are adding shrooms to everything from coffee to skincare, Rosie Fitzmaurice asks the experts

Wellness

The best winter walks in London

Stretch your legs on one of these pretty city routes, says Rosie Fitzmaurice

Culture

Let’s talk about tits: Jackie Adedeji on her new podcast Boob Share

If you’ve ever had a weird relationship with your boobs, new podcast Boob Share might change that

The Escapist

How to be happy, not perfect

When Poppy Jamie found herself in hospital with burnout, she realised her toxic perfectionism was to blame. Now she preaches the power of ‘flexible thinking’ — Rosie Fitzmaurice learns more

Wellness

Best open water and wild swimming spots in and around London

Dive in, unwind and de-stress with a swim in the wild. Rosie Fitzmaurice shows you the best places to hit the open water

Wellness

Are you ready for pussy yoga?

How zen is your pelvic floor? Yogi Coco Berlin tells Rosie Fitzmaurice the secret of health, happiness and better orgasms

Wellness

13 best UK wellness retreats in 2021

From wild camping to woodland foraging, it’s time to unwind at a soul-nourishing outdoorsy retreat says Rosie Fitzmaurice

Wellness

How to become a more efficient runner and avoid injury

Are you a couch-to-5K convert? Running coach Tashi Skervin-Clarke has some simple tips to help you clock miles safely

Wellness

International Yoga Day 2021: how to choose the right practice for you

Bored of the same old chaturanga? Here’s an expert guide to elevating your flow

Lifestyle

Meet the man who founded Peloton - and made millions

The exercise bike inventor John Foley tells Susannah Butter about having a great pandemic, taking on London's gyms and making sure he doesn't break his son's heart

The Escapist

Split-wise: where to get stretched in London

The answer to lithe and limber limbs? Rosie Fitzmaurice investigates the rise of assisted stretching in the capital

Wellness

My life-changing weekend at Iceland’s Deplar Farm

Arctic plunges, Norse saunas, hikes in the dark and axe throwing. Lizzie Pook frees her feelings at a healing retreat

The Escapist

Do you have 2021-induced burnout?

The career coach says her burnout bible offers a “radical” approach to redesigning your life post-pandemic

Beauty

London's best super salons

Fancy a massage and a mani and an acai bowl and blow dry all at the same time? You're in luck...

Beauty

First look: Barbara Sturm opens debut London spa

She pioneered the vampire facial and both Kim Kardashian and Victoria Beckham have her on speed-dial. Now, the super-facialist is coming to the capital

Health & Fitness

The Gut Stuff: Why it’s time to talk about poo

London, how do you poo? Giulia Crouch meets Alana and Lisa Macfarlane, the DJs on a mission to shake up our microbiome

Beauty

Hershesons salon launches campaign to give NHS nurses free haircuts

“It’s a way of thanking our NHS nurses for putting their lives on the line and celebrating everything the British hair industry has to offer in what we hope will be a new chapter for us all.”

Wellness

Can you make yourself a morning person?

Sleep hygiene and your circadian rhythm explained

Wellness

Could sleeping in separate bedrooms save your relationship?

More and more couples are choosing to sleep apart, Suzannah Ramsdale thinks they’re onto something

Wellness

Why you need to start caring for the microbiome in your mouth

From tongue scraping to water flossing and the active ingredients not to miss, experts share their top tips for oral hygiene

Wellness

Why’s everyone taking ice baths all of a sudden?

Blasting yourself with freezing cold water for just a few minutes a day can improve focus, increase energy and reduce stress. Rosie Fitzmaurice finds out more

Wellness

Will.i.am: ‘I transformed my life: now I just crave juice’

The musician-turned-entrepreneur talks to Rosie Fitzmaurice about anxiety around the new Covid variants and how it’s affecting his sleep patterns  

Wellness

How to do Pancake Day with easy low-sugar healthy pancake recipes

A few simple ingredient swaps can turn your annual pancake day feeding frenzy into a low-sugar, nutritious meal 

The Escapist

The wellness trends to look out for in 2021

Well-being has never been more important. From mood-enhancing supplements and stress-tracking tech  to sleepscapes and infrared saunas,  these are the health and wellness trends to try now, says Evie Leatham

 

Wellness

Is a Bojo-approved power nap the answer to your lockdown burnout?

A sleep expert shares how to nail a “power executive business nap” à la PM

Wellness

Home healing: holistic methods to help ease stress and anxiety

Adrenaline at an all-time high? From DIY reiki to daily journalling, learn the art of self-healing

Wellness

And breathe! Your ultimate virtual wellness directory

From online yoga retreats to at-home hypnotherapy — Rosie Fitzmaurice presents a guru’s guide to self-care

Insider

Can this mindful sexual wellness app help you have better sex?

Orgasm workshops and audio erotica — Flora Gill trials a new app preaching the art of mindful masturbation

Insider

How to break up with your phone for good

Stuck at home  with her screen time out of control, Hanna Hanra knew it was time  to break the vicious scrolling cycle. She shares her journey towards a healthier phone relationship 

Health & Fitness

Where to do Pilates online: the best virtual classes and workouts

Looking for a low-impact workout that'll improve your strength, flexibility, alignment and posture? Look no further...