Home Health and Fitness

Health and Fitness

Eau de torment: living with scent intolerance

One night in 2015, travelling around Australia on a book tour, I lay on my bed in the room of a posh hotel admiring...

Want to live longer? Find your ikigai

It is now known that working for longer may help you live longer. This may not sound all that appealing, but staying in the...

My nephew is disabled and it’s all his mother’s fault

The dilemma I have huge anger at my brother’s wife for her actions, which I feel are directly responsible for my nephew being handicapped....

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‘I thought it was now or never’ – how I got fit after turning...

I can slide my hands under the soles of my feet without bending my knees. I can hold a plank for more than a minute, run for a bus (and...

As an at-home dad, I’ve felt like paid work is valued more than raising...

My father wasn’t effusive with his love. At least not in the way my mother is. Or I am. My siblings and I lived...

The Best Ways To Deal With A Toddler Tantrum

Is there anything more exasperating than dealing with temper tantrum? Is there anything that makes you feel more helpless than watching your tiny child...

Parents & Nursing Homes: Getting Over The Guilt

  Most of us face the prospect of watching our parents get old. It’s the cycle of life, and as much as we tell ourselves...

Multi-generation centres offer a sure start for children

One way to bridge the generation gap (Opinion, 5 September) is in the care of small children. If New Labour’s finest creation, Sure Start,...