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Blogger with a passion for beauty, food and anything pretty or unusual. I'm a Londoner who can't really imagine living anywhere else, but who likes to daydream about retreats in Kerala. Maybe one day...

Looking for fun ways to work out.

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

I'm looking for fun, slightly different ways to work out so that I can keep my interest up and stay motivated. I've recently tried an aerial silks class, which was great - what other suggestions do you have for fun fitness?

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Is there anything I can do about my shallow nail beds?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

I have very shallow nail beds - so even when I grow my nails long they tend to look shorter and stubbier than most. Is there anything I can do to change this?

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Has anyone tried hula hooping? How would you recommend getting into it?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

I've been desperate to give this a go ever since seeing a fantastic circus hula hooper perform last week! Should I try to find a class/get a dvd/just give it a go at home?

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What foods should a good nutritious packed lunch contain?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

I'm a female office worker, so interested in foods that provide brain power more than muscle power! Gluten free suggestions particularly welcome.

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How beneficial is using an exercise bike?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

I have an exercise bike at home which appeals much more than running in the cold weather - but I'm concerned that using it is only really giving my legs a work out and not helping the rest of me! Is this true?

3 answers

What's the best way to stop nail varnish chipping?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

Does anyone have any top tips on how to keep fingernails chip-free for longer?

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What is the optimum amount of sleep we should be aiming for?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

We often hear that the magic number is 8 hours - is this what we should be aiming for, or is it entirely personal?

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What is the best way to deal with bags/dark circles under the eyes?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

I have dark circles under my eyes - other than getting lots of sleep, what can I do to help? I'm trying to refrain from using makeup at the moment to give my skin a chance to breathe.

18 answers

What are the benefits of Argan oil and how can I use it?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

I've heard of Argan oil being used for hair and skincare, as well as for cooking (in a different form). Can anyone provide more info on how to use it, and what the benefits are?

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Should I practise yoga when I've got a cold?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

When I've got a cold I really don't feel like practising yoga, even at home. Should I push myself to do it, or give my body a break?

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Are there any foods that can help to increase pain thresholds?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

Just wondering if there are certain foods that, when eaten regularly, can build up tolerance to pain over time (have heard that coffee does this - looking for healthier alternative!)

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Can the symptoms of M.E. be managed effectively through diet?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

Can cutting out certain foods/focussing on particular food groups help to ease symptoms of M.E. such as fatigue or muscle pain?

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How can I strengthen my immune system?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

I regularly catch colds - on average one a week. I try to take Berocca regularly and echinacea when I feel the symptoms coming on. Is there anything else I can do to strengthen my immune system?

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How can I strengthen my nails quickly?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

I'm getting married in under a month and looking for a quick fix to get healthy, strong, long, natural nails (no extensions or overlays). Any tips?

18 answers

Is acupuncture uncomfortable?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

I've been recommended acupuncture to help with a medical condition, but am quite intimidated by it. I hate needles for injections, does this mean I will hate acupuncture too? And does it hurt?

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Anyone know any good home remedies to soothe a sore throat?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

Anything I can mix up that I can eat/drink to help soothe my sore throat? I'm not a fan of gargling!

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What's the best way to use essential oils for aromatherapy?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

Is it best to burn oils in a burner, add them to the bath or place drops on a pillow etc? Can you use different oils at different times of the day, e.g something to make you alert in the morning and then another to promote sleep at night?

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Can turmeric help to keep you healthy?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

I have been recommended to take a teaspoon of turmeric a day stirred into warm milk to help with general health & any ailments. Does anyone do this/know if it is beneficial?

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Can anyone briefly outline some simple pranayama techniques to practise during the day?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

I'm interested in pranayama after I first tried some of these techniques in India last year. I don't have much time to attend classes - can anyone help me with some breathing exercises I could do at home or at my desk?

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Has anyone had any experience of permanent make up treatments, eg brow tattooing?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

I'm interested to know if anyone has used permanent make up to enhance their features, particularly their eyebrows. I'd also love to know if the final result appears natural, and what can be done if you don't like the way it looks afterwards?!

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Can anyone tell me more about super foods?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

I'd really like to learn more about the different super foods and what they do so that I can start incorporating them into my diet. Any ideas?

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Can I use lavender to help with aches and pains/a stiff neck? And how should I use it to aid sleep?

Asked by AngharadM 3 years  ago.

I recently bought a big bag of dried lavender and was wondering if I can use this to help my muscular aches and/or to aid sleep. Perhaps by making a compress?

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