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15 of the world’s best nature photos

Studies suggest spending just 20 minutes in the in the garden can boost your wellbeing and even visualising nature-themed images can trigger specific responses in the brain. Now a new competition from photography app Agora has scoured the globe for the very finest photos of the natural world, as part of its #Nature2020 competition, and…

Six of the healthiest foods in the world

Get to know these health-promoting powerhouses. Learning to cook and prepare healthy foods doesn’t just taste great, it’s also the key to warding off disease, staying trim and keeping your heart healthy. At Platinum Skies, we make nutritional care one of our priorities. That being said, not all healthy foods are made equal, and while…

Five ways to help future-proof your joints

Joint wear and tear affects millions of us – but there’s still lots we can do to help keep them healthy now, and in the longer term. Many of us will experience some degree of joint degeneration or osteoarthritis as we get older, and Valentina Roffi, a clinical specialist physiotherapist at SprintPhysio.co.uk, says musculoskeletal problems…

Ten areas of your life for true health, wealth and happiness

In order to have lasting changes and balance in life, we must look at a holistic way of living that reflects our body, mind, spirit, people, place and planet.  Research is showing us how our health and happiness can be boosted by doing certain things on a day-to-day basis. The Wheel of Wellness is designed to…

John Challis: ‘You only really regret what you don’t do in life’

As his one-man show hits the road, John Challis talks to Gabrielle Fagan about Boycie’s legacy, finding happiness, and the joy of making people laugh. John Challis is happy to accept he’ll always be best known for playing Only Fools And Horses’ cigar–chomping wide boy Boycie. The iconic BBC sitcom, which ran from 1981-1999, with…