Madame Flavour Tea

2,491 Flips | 8 Magazines | 150 Likes | 20 Following | 218 Followers | @MadameFlavour | Exotic tea lady. My own unique ethically sourced leaf tea blends & herbal tisanes in silky biodegradable pyramids, sold in Australian, NZ & SNG supermarkets. Buy my teas online at MadameFlavourshop.com & find me also on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest & Instagram

Why You Should Stop Throwing Away Used Tea Bags

From neutralizing odors to de-puffing tired eyes, we unlock tea’s secret powers.<p>The only thing we love more than a cheap, easy hack is one that also …

Cleaning

Intimate Found Photos That Capture People Having Tea Together in the Early 20th Century

Whilst the custom of drinking tea dates back to the third millennium BC in China and was popularised in England during the 1660s by King Charles II …

Tea

Chromat launches body positive campaign

Suit up! Fashion brand rewrites 'Pool Rules' with empowering swimwear campaign that sees a diverse cast of models celebrating their disabilities, …

Breast Cancer

Parents are throwing their daughters period parties

Wave goodbye to the stigma, because parents are now throwing “period parties” for their teenage daughters.<p>And party favors include packs of tampons, …

parties

Why Your Marriage Does Not Feel Right When There is Nothing Wrong

Love is real, but so is the come down, scientists warn.<p>Relationship funks, rough patches, and inexplicable nights spent in the dog house are not just …

Psychology

Literary themed hotel is basically a bookworm's dream with its own library and a gin bar

Calling all bookworms - there's a literary themed hotel that needs to go on your bucket lists right now.<p>The Literary Man Hotel has everything you …

Books

How to change mindset and behavior

July 16, 2018 – <i>by Anna Güntner, Bill Schaninger and Julia Sperling</i><p>Our understanding of the unconscious mind has come a long way since Sigmund Freud, …

Psychology

We all suffer from “text neck”—here’s how to fix it and the migraines it causes

While perusing your Instagram feed, organizing a next-level pool party with your BFFs via text message, or simply plowing through a deluge of work …

Yoga

The Death of a Parent Affects Even Grown Children Psychologically and Physically

Grief is both real and measurable. Scientists now know that the death or your father or mother will forever alter your brain chemistry and may also …

Psychology

No one tells you life as a 40-year-old single woman could be this good

Glynnis MacNicol is here to tell you that life as a 40-year-old single, childless woman — the thing we’re taught to fear and avoid at all costs! — is actually pretty great. MacNicol approached her 40th birthday “with so much dread and shame” because she didn’t have what she was “supposed” to have — …

Logging

Learning From Sardinia, Where Locals Live La Dolce Vita Longer Than Anyone Else

I’ve come from the isle of Manhattan, where clocks tick on New York minutes and anxiety hums in the streets. I’ve landed in Sardinia, a Mediterranean island (outsized only by Sicily) where stress feels out of place among the mountains, verdant with maquis, and blue waters that shift in color like …

Italy

Why I teach math through knitting

One snowy January day, I asked a classroom of college students to tell me the first word that came to mind when they thought about mathematics. The …

Mathematics

10 Common Things That Belong Nowhere Near Your Bed

You know that feeling when you walk into a spa? The calm music, the soothing decor... it's an environment that's been carefully crafted to make you …

Essential Oils

5 things all women need to know about menopause—even if you think it’s decades away

Hot flashes. Night sweats. Mood swings. If the entirety of your menopause knowledge can be summed up by those six little words (or even fewer), …

Women's Health

Room with a brew: how to make teatime stylish | Financial Times

Complete Tea-iere Set by Jing Tea, £170<p>An elegant one-litre glass set with non-slip bamboo tray, three-minute timer and filter built into the lid of …

Tea

10 Golden Rules for Making the Perfect Cup of Tea (1941)

In 1941, England found itself in an all-out-war with Nazi Germany. It had sustained severe damage when the Nazis unleashed the Blitz on 16 English …

12 Ways to Put Used Tea Bags to Work

It feels so good to be able to do something with the things we'd normally discard. Coffee grounds as rose fertilizer and clementine peels saved for …

Cleaning

A Therapist Reveals 4 Signs You Love Yourself & Are Ready For A Relationship

You've probably been told once or twice that you can only find love once you "love yourself." While this phrase can be overused and ignores the …

Relationships

The infuriating paradox of working while female, summed up in one sentence

Lean in. Recline out. Speak up. Don’t be too assertive. Ask for the raise. Be grateful for the opportunities you’re given. Show your kids that moms can work full-time. Are you spending enough time with your children? Take maternity leave, you deserve it. Sorry, we had to backfill you. Wear what …

Feminism

7 Things You Should Be Doing When You're Ovulating, According To Experts

Most women don't spend too much time thinking about how they can adjust their life according to their menstrual cycle, but there's something powerful …

Pregnancy

How to Share the Burden of Birth Control With Your Partner

If it takes two to get pregnant, shouldn't it take two to prevent it?<p><i>How, Though? is a column devoted to helping you manage all the daunting complications of being alive.</i><p>If you’re able to get pregnant, you may know what it’s like to be the only one in a partnership who's trying to prevent that. …

Women's Health

Why We Need Older Women in the Workplace

When I was about 30, I was hired to be an editor at <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. There was no good reason for this. I was a pretty good writer, and I knew …

Sheryl Sandberg

The internet is doing physical damage to our children who are addicted to gaming and social media

Banner: Duty of Care<p>A 10-year-old boy so addicted to video gaming he had to be treated in hospital for a distended bowel and bladder that ballooned out of his pelvis after he stopped going to the toilet. A 13-year-old who gets heart palpitations and dizziness every time he stands up, so …

Social Media

The 7 Fascinating Differences Between How Men And Women Fall In Love, According To Science

When it comes to dating and forming relationships, there aren't too many differences between how men and women fall in love. Due to biology and …

Relationships

You should compliment the next woman you meet—here’s why

<i>With her trademark down-to-earth, witty style, Guru Jagat has emerged as the modern face of once-underground Kundalini yoga—an ancient practice that</i> …

New York City

The Best Present Anyone Got Me After Having My Baby Was a $15 Butt Washer — and It Was From My Husband

If you asked me a year ago if I'd ever pen a post about a butt washer I would've shook my head. Oh, no. Happy to talk about feelings and mental health, but writing about my rear? Not for me.<p>But then I went ahead and had a baby — well to be accurate, a doctor vacuum extracted a baby out of my vagina …

Motherhood

On Feeling Ugly

Why We Worry All the Time and How to Cope

How to Soothe Ourselves and Others

7 red flags to look out for ~before~ the first date

Skip it and Netflix instead.<p>Swiping through<p>and judgingpeople is all fun and games until you actually get a match with someone who seems... promising? Maybe? On one hand, sacrificing a guaranteed cushy night in for a potentially dicey human interaction isn't exactly the best gamble in the world. On …