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exercise and staying motivated

Exercise and staying motivated

Back in July I wrote about venturing into the scary world of boot camps. After years of turning up to the gym, sometimes to gossip or because bacon was waiting afterwards, I made the decision to end my membership. Eleven weeks later and it’s taken roughly 4-6 training sessions per week to lose around eight… 

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RAISING GIRLS WITH STYLE

I had grand plans for my unborn daughter. Long before she physically materialized she existed in the recesses of my mind recreating favourite childhood moments while wearing skinny jeans and pink Chuck Taylors. We’d watch The Sound of Music on Saturdays and I’d indoctrinate her into believing The Wiggles and Hi5 were rubbish on weekdays…. 

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GETTY IMAGES NEW EMBED FEATURE

In a bid to tackle internet users illegally publishing their images, Getty Images recently announced it would allow noncommercial websites and social media users access to around 40 million of their images at no cost using an embed tool. It’s as simple as clicking on the embed icon and selecting which platform you wish to… 

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NATALIE BARR: I’M THE ONLY PHILANDRIST IN THE VILLAGE

As a rule, I try to avoid taking the bait when I read articles that border on sensationalism. I prefer to vote with a lack of oxygen or pageviews. Today is not one of those days. I don’t watch morning television but I was earlier alerted to this piece from Sunrise presenter Natalie Barr. If… 

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THE WOMEN OF HOUSE OF CARDS

House of Cards is the kind of show people take immense pride in watching. So much so, they can’t help but spoil your viewing pleasure by sharing pivotal and crucial scenes you might not have watched yet. I get it, it’s a great show with superb acting one can’t help but blab share with everyone…. 

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DIRT CHEAP WAYS TO ENJOY LIFE

I love laughing. Not only is it therapeutic, it’s also free. “Make a woman laugh and you can make her do anything,” said Marilyn Monroe who apparently met quite a few funny men. Other enjoyable activities that don’t have to break the bank: Exercising Talking Eating Crying The consumption of emotional art If you can… 

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WHATEVER HAPPENED TO PAOLO NUTINI

Someone switched the mood meter to foul this week and most fingers point squarely to a two-year-old overlord as the root of all causes. My kid can’t help wielding her authority, she’s just being two, but most days have become a diabolical dissension into tears. Sometimes they’re even hers. I told her I had a… 

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