From confidence to conversation: 5 New Year's resolutions you'll actually enjoy

Here we go again: time for the hardcore New Year regime. We say no! Instead, how about some resolutions that actually make you feel great?

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Should you join a Women’s Institute?

It’s not all ‘jam and Jerusalem’ anymore. Here are six reasons why you might want to consider joining a WI.

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5 perfect places to have a picnic this summer

Open-air eating is one of the joys of this season, so we’ve rounded up the best spots to lay your picnic blanket.

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It’s never too late! 5 ways to change your life with just one holiday

Trade your next tried-and-tested package deal for the holiday of a lifetime, and you’ll come back a new woman.

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Hayfever? How changing your diet can help

If you suffer from hayfever, eating the right foods (and avoiding the wrong foods) can make a huge difference to how you feel over the summer.

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8 packing essentials you need for EVERY summer holiday

Whether you’re going on a hand-luggage-only weekend or a two-week all-inclusive, be sure to tick these essentials off your packing list before you leave for the airport.

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The 9 best cities around the world for foodies

Love a fabulous meal? Love visiting foreign cities? Combine the two, armed with our list of the ultimate international destinations for food lovers.

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These are a few of our favourite spring smells

The hills are alive with the smells of springtime. Here are seven we love.

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Three ideas for great summer get-togethers

From a Royal-themed garden party to a community street shindig, here’s how to host friends and neighbours for a gathering to remember.

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Six fun things to do this spring

Saved time on your spring clean? Here’s what to do with it…

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Three ideas for great summer get-togethers

From a Royal-themed garden party to a community street shindig, here’s how to host friends and neighbours for a gathering to remember.

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Six heartwarming dog stories to bring a tear to your eye

Who’s a good boy? Get a load of these inspiring pooches from around the world!

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Six things women of a certain age "shouldn't" do that you absolutely should

Do you feel like there are things you can no longer do now you’re over 50? Read on to find out why that’s total nonsense…

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8 ways to make the most of your free time now that you’re retired

The excitement of retirement is finally here – so from taking on new projects to enjoying the luxury of relaxing, here's some inspiration for how to spend your days.

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