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recipe: LEMON & MATCHA SHORTBREADS

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A BEAUTY-FULL TREAT THAT’S FULL OF INGREDIENTS THAT ARE DELCIOUS & NUTRITIOUS by bellamumma contributor Carla Oates, The Beauty Chef   The Beauty Chef’s LEMON & MATCHA SHORTBREADS what you need: 1 cup (100 g) almond meal 1 scoop TBC Vanilla Body powder 2 tablespoons almond butter 2 tablespoons maple syrup Finely grated zest of […]

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beauty insider: EMOTIONS & YOUR SKIN

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THE SAYING ‘IT’S WRITTEN ALL OVER YOUR FACE’ IS ESPECIALLY TRUE WHEN TALKING ABOUT STRESS bellamumma contributor Carla Oates, The Beauty Chef shares how to lower your skin levels for your skin’s sake Stress, just like those other notorious skin sins – smoking, sun exposure and excess alcohol, can wreak havoc on your skin and […]

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Nikki’s diary

  MAY 19, 2016 IT’S BEEN A MONTH SINCE MY MUM PASSED AWAY, TWO SINCE MY SISTER PASSED… … and it’s still totally surreal. I’m still in shock, numb, in a daze. Maybe in denial, I’m not totally sure. I am sure that I’m a ticking tear-bomb. The mere mention of my mum or sister, […]

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50 ways to NUTURE YOUR HAPPINESS

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DECIDE TO BE HAPPY IT’S GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH… The happiest people appreciate what they have, keep an open mind to new ideas and ventures, use their leisure time as a means of self development, and love good music, good books, good pictures, good company and good conversation. In other words, they do small things […]

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80 LIFE-TRICKS TO HELP YOU DE-STRESS

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EVERYONE GETS STRESSED EVERY NOW AND AGAIN The key is knowing when it’s happening – and being proactive about putting an end to it. Luckily, there are a lot of ways to keep those stressors in check. Here are 80 expert and research-backed ways to relax, whether you have five minutes, five hours or five weeks. […]

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health insider:
THE BEST WAY TO START YOUR DAY

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AFTER YEARS OF BEING TOLD BREAKFAST IS THE MOST IMPORTANT MEAL OF THE DAY, WE’VE FINALLY GOT THE MESSAGE Only thing, according to new research, we’ve been eating the wrong kinds of breakfast. But don’t pack away your breakfast bowl just yet, we’ve got what you need to get your brekkie back on track… A […]

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skincare DIY: DRY SKIN FIX

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I LOVE THIS DRY SKIN FIX I FOUND WHILE RESEARCHING WINTER SKINCARE TIPS When your skin is feeling tight and moisture-sapped, try this remedy to get a healthy glow: Rub a freshly cut lemon half over your face {it’s natural acids remove flakes and smooth skin}, then steam your skin over a pot of warm […]

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parenting: WHY IT’S OKAY TO LET YOUR KIDS GET BORED

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KIDS ARE USED TO BEING ENTERTAINED DURING EVERY WAKING MOMENT and while boredom is nothing new, with today’s increasingly digital and fast paced world, kids lack the capacity to cope with being bored. Social commentator and youth trends expert Michael McQueen says, “We have failed to teach today’s kids an important lesson – that boredom […]

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health insider: your perfect excuse to EAT CHOCOLATE

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GREAT NEWS FOR EASTER Eating chocolate is good for you! Yes, scientists agree that eating chocolate – in reasonable amounts – makes you feel emotionally better and so improves the smooth running of your body’s endorphins. It even protects against heart disease. Happy happy news, and here’s some more… Chocolate makes you live longer Researchers […]

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