Meditation Helped Me Survive An Egyptian Jail, Says Al Jazeera’s Peter Greste

Meditation and running up to 10km a day in a narrow corridor helped Al Jazeera’s Peter Greste survive his 400 days in prison in Egypt. Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, the Australian journalist said he released he needed to “keep fit” physically, spiritually, and mentally, and began a Masters course, writing essays with…

‘Heads Together’: Duchess Of Cambridge Packs A Punch To End Mental Health Stigma

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, alongside Prince Harry, have today launched their new campaign ‘Heads Together’ which will focus on reducing the stigma surrounding mental health – one punch at a time.  The royals are spreading the important message that physical fitness plays a huge role in boosting mental wellbeing. As part of the…

Microwave Meal Containers Can ‘Leak Carcinogenic Toxins Onto Food’, Warns Expert

A nutritionist has aired his concerns around using microwaves, which he wholeheartedly believes are dangerous to health.  Food and fitness nutritionist Rick Hay claims that carcinogenic toxins leak out of the plastic containers which microwave meals come in, and end up in our food. He told the Mail Online: “Obviously the more you use the…

112-Year-Old Woman Is Still Fit And Active, Despite Smoking 30 Cigarettes Every Day For The Past 95 Years

At 112 years old, Batuli Lamichhane is one of the oldest people in the world. But despite her apparent good health, the centenarian has one surprisingly unhealthy habit. The great-grandmother estimates that she’s smoked around 30 cigarettes each day for 95 years of her life. Smoking is known to increase a person’s risk of a range…

Wellbeing Study Shows Believing You Have Unlimited Willpower Could Make You Happier

People who think they have unlimited willpower are likely to be happier, a new study has shown. Researchers found that those who believe they have increased willpower have a greater chance of feeling content with their lives and experience higher levels of wellbeing. Meanwhile those who feel they have less willpower are likely to feel…

Victoria Beckham OBE: Her Career Timeline That Proves She’s Worth The Honour

The New Years Honours 2017 list has been revealed and – after much speculation and controversy around leaked details – we can confirm Victoria Beckham has received an OBE. The pop star-turned-designer is being honoured with an Order of the British Empire for her services to the fashion industry, including her charitable work with the United Nations Programme…

Unplugged Weekends And Device-Free Bedrooms: This Is What Digital Detox Means In 2015

[Picture: Thomas Barwick via Getty Images] There’s no denying that many of us are overwhelmingly obsessed with technology. Nearly half of adults are “completely hooked” to their smartphones, a recent report from Ofcom revealed. Meanwhile, nearly two-thirds (61%) of under 24s are addicted to their devices and almost half (49%) check their phone within five…

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