Burnt out at work? Become a tradie to reduce your stress levels

The least - and most stressful - jobs have been ranked.

Young professionals seek global opportunities for improved work-life balance, study finds

A survey of 1,000 people aged 18-34 found that 66% wanted their employer to offer them the opportunity to work abroad

How many litres of water should you drink a day and does tea count?

Drink up!

‘It probably saved my life’: How a low-carb diet can help with type 2 diabetes

‘It probably saved my life’: How a low-carb diet can help with type 2 diabetes - After he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, Giancarlo and his wife Katie went on a journey to discover the low-carb diet that would eventually put him in remission

Understanding anxiety: Behaviors not to take personally

Sometimes, people experience anxiety sporadically. Typically, worry due to specific events or everyday concerns lasts briefly, from a few minutes to a few days. It's important to understand situations where getting upset with someone isn't necessary, as there are specific reasons for this, according to the "How are you?" psychological community on ...

Weight loss drug 'changed my life'

A new study on the weight loss drug Wegovy indicates that the medication could reduce the risk of heart attacks or stroke.

How to be happy – the five golden rules

The UK population is ageing rapidly, with the number of over-65s in the country growing by nearly 50 per cent in the past five decades. This is very much a positive thing – advances in medicine and public health messaging mean that people are living longer than ever. But are they happier? Depression is sometimes perceived as a young person’s illnes...

Scientists say humans should eat like a salmon to get essential nutrients

Scientists say humans should eat like a salmon to get essential nutrients - Directly eating more wild feed species could have health benefits, researchers suggest

People should adopt ‘old-fashioned’ ways of staying healthy – Sir Chris Whitty

Making it easy and attractive for people to exercise is one of the most effective ways of maintaining independence, the Chief Medical Officer said.

What you can do now to prevent a stroke in the future, according to doctors

What you can do now to prevent a stroke in the future, according to doctors - How to lower your stroke risk at every age

6 Summer Trends Italians Have Mastered That Channel "La Dolce Vita" Dressing

A taste of the good life.

‘I was fat, old and widowed – then I found love and lost a stone’

My world collapsed when I lost my beloved wife Kim to ovarian cancer in 2017 when she was just 59. We were happily married for 38 years and had been through so much together over the decades. The loss just felt shattering. Dealing with the grief, I stopped caring about myself, eating junk all day and drinking beer every night. Our family house just...

Why do lesbian and bisexual women have higher mortality rates?

Why do lesbian and bisexual women have higher mortality rates? - A nurses’ health study looked at a decade’s worth of data

The real cost of living in Wimbledon — that is often overlooked

Calling all tennis fans.

US states where people live the longest

CrossFit champion Sara Sigmundsdóttir on training, rehabbing, and expressing her creativity

'I train for between six and eight hours a day, with breaks in between'

Between nature and the beach: a fantastic house in the village that Charles Dickens fell in love with

Just 100 kilometres from one of the largest metropolises on the planet – London – we find Broadstairs. This small town of around 20,000 inhabitants has been a tourist attraction since the mid-19th century, thanks to the expansion of the steamship that favoured its connection with London and other large English cities. It attracted the attention of artists, such as the popular writer Charles Dickens, who wrote some of his great works there, which...

The late, great Michael Mosley’s 11 tips to living well

Michael Mosley was known for his simple lifestyle tips – including the 5:2 diet – on how to live a healthier lifestyle, which he often explored through his hit podcast Just One Thing. Here are 11 of his more unusual and memorable nuggets of advice… Stand on one leg while brushing your teeth Although hard at first, this trick engages multiple muscle...

‘We live in the best house in the world’: five design experts on how to live better in small homes

Australia has some of the largest homes in the world. Many who do live small aspire to one day live big. But around the world, limited space is not always seen as a sacrifice. From Sweden, where the average size of an apartment is 68 sq metres, to Hong Kong’s micro flats as small as 18 sq metres, globally architects are used to getting creative with tight spaces – they must let as much light in and offer individuals and families the same...

Our favourite swimwear picks to wear this summer

Swimwear season is officially here

Eight Easy Ways to Save Money Without Compromising Your Lifestyle

Saving money can be as simple as a quick phone call.

How did scientists discover new anti-ageing secrets from the world’s longest-living vertebrate?

The study found that higher ocean temperatures could threaten the unique species of shark. View on euronews

Have a home, or have a life? The brutal reality young adults face

Increasingly, Millennials and Gen Z are also being forced to make brutal choices about what they can and cannot afford to do

Designer Amanda Wakeley’s 5 golden rules for a capsule wardrobe

Designer Amanda Wakeley’s 5 golden rules for a capsule wardrobe - The renowned British fashion designer discusses her tips for acquiring a timeless wardrobe.

I tried going for a walk after eating lunch every day for a week - here’s why I’ll continue to do it

Ready to boost mental and physical wellbeing in as little as ten minutes?

Taylor Swift takes the Cotswolds: a local's guide to the chicest spots

Taylor Swift takes the Cotswolds: a local's guide to the chicest spots - As Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce pinpoint Chipping Norton as their UK base, Maddy Mussen taps up insider Plum Sykes for her little black book of super-rich hangouts

'I'd never felt at home until I moved here': Ashley James on living in Battersea

'I'd never felt at home until I moved here': Ashley James on living in Battersea - TV presenter and radio broadcaster Ashley James on why her patch of south-west London is the first place she has felt at home in the city

What to buy in Lidl – and what to avoid

When Lidl launched in the UK in 1994, a shopping trip was like going abroad. The unfamiliar brands, the Germanic styling, the multilingual labels. It was all so foreign. Then there was the unapologetic presentation – the pallets stacked with boxes, the lack of choice (one kind of tinned tomatoes, while Sainsburys might have six or more), the scant ...

The Best European Wellness Retreats For Some Much-Needed R&R

From Ibiza to Crete

Makeup artist Bobbi Brown shares 4 easy tips for women over 40

Beauty tips for a busy life from a makeup pro.

Skin Solutions: Your definitive guide to the skin barrier

How to repair your skin barrier, according to the pros

Vegans snap up diet supplements as health concerns grow

Vegans are racing to buy diet supplements amid growing concerns that the lifestyle can cause health problems, a senior retailer has said. Alex Gourley, the chairman of Holland & Barrett, said people on vegan diets were starting to be “much more aware of the supplements” they needed to take when only eating plant-based food. Mr Gourley said customer...

The Five Stages of Retirement (and How to Skip Three of Them)

Getting the first step wrong inevitably means you’ll go through stages three through five. Get step one right, and it’s a two-step process.

Healthy eating, physical activity, and medication: Type 2 diabetes patients' willingness to engage varies

By Dr. Liji Thomas, MD Type 2 diabetes (T2D) may occur as a result of unhealthy lifestyle habits. People with T2D are often associated with diets with excessive sugar, high alcohol consumption, smoking, and have sedentary habits. This has sparked much interest in determining the optimal lifes...

Best dining tables for entertaining in style

Best dining tables for entertaining in style - We’re serving up the best dining tables, from extendable to solid-oak and industrial designs

14 things Brits living in the US miss most about the UK

8 bad habits that destroy mental health and cause depression

There are habits that can negatively impact your mental health or even be destructive to your personality. Therefore, it is worth following advice that can help improve your psychological well-being and overall life, according to Psychological Support. Avoiding your own emotions It is important to allow yourself to feel different emotions. Talking ...

The End of Retirement as We Know It

Baby Boomers face a retirement like no generation before them, and rather than being the 'beginning of the end,' it's the beginning of a new life phase.

Forget the Mediterranean diet - as a cynical Health Writer, even I'm impressed with the trending Atlantic diet

Food lovers, rejoice - this one's for you.

Calorie-starving slowed down my metabolism – this is what I did to lose a stone

This time last year I was feeling really depressed about my weight. In the previous 18 months, I’d put on a huge amount, mainly on my stomach, and because I’m short – just over 5’1” –  I looked pregnant. But I was at a total loss about what to do about it; I felt like I ate relatively healthily, opting for low-calorie meals and often avoiding carbs...

14 reasons yoga is so good for you

It's not just about feeling calmer

23 backyard ideas and landscaping inspiration for a stunning outdoor space –in all seasons

From fire pits to vegetable gardens and hard landscaping tips, these backyard ideas will deliver year-round interest to create a cool, convivial spot.

I used to live on takeaways, now I’m a 51-year-old bodybuilder

Sarah Davies, 51, is not your average bodybuilder. The mother of one, who works full-time, picked up her intense training routine in midlife and “fell into it by accident”, she says. “I’d struggled with my weight from when I left school and discovered alcohol, boys and Chinese takeaways,” she says. “Throughout my 20s and 30s, I did all kinds of car...

I went solo travelling in my 60s - here's what it taught me

Eager to discover the real Italy, Lorna Jackson, 72, went on a three-month solo exploration. Speaking to GH, she shares the life lessons that she returned home with.

Why longer lives for our dogs could mean longer lives for us

Every six months, Casey undergoes careful cardiac testing at a lab; she has been through extensive genetic profiling and is now enrolled in a drug trial that researchers believe could extend her life. Casey, an 11-year-old labrador-German shepherd cross who lives with her owner Kate Saunders in Massachusetts, is part of the growing effort to help dogs live better for longer, and which gerontologists hope may improve human longevity too. Late...

Why it's time to stop being a snob about all-inclusives

Why it's time to stop being a snob about all-inclusives - Don’t turn your nose up — joyful new resorts are ideal for groups of all ages travelling together, discovers Suzanne Moore

Eating primarily minimally processed foods does not make for a healthy diet, study shows

A new study demonstrates that eating primarily minimally processed foods, as they are defined by the NOVA classification system, does not automatically make for a healthy diet, suggesting that the types of foods we eat may matter more than the level of processing used to make them. Comparin...

I started smoking at 14 – and reached 40 a day. A single therapy session changed my life

Smoking has warped my brain. One evening last winter, as I stood outside a pub, cigarette in hand, a friend who works in life insurance decided to calculate the chance of me dying before I hit 60 if I carried on smoking. He quizzed me about my lifestyle, plugging the answers into his death matrix. “If you give up smoking now, there’s a 6% chance you die before hitting 60. If you don’t, it’s 13%,” he concluded. Normal people will see that the...

Stylish maternity swimwear for mums-to-be this summer

Flattering swimsuits, for every budget...

Wealth really does improve health – and here's proof

Wealth really is health.