Rachael Phillips

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Wake at the same time every day…

I’m a big fan of sleep. I find the whole “I’ll sleep when I’m dead” thing complete nonsense. Making sure you get enough sleep is essential if you …

Power Drink: Healthy chocolate shake

If you’re in one of those moods where the only thing that will do is chocolate then check this out.<br>Thick, indulgent and VERY chocolatey – without the …

3 simple SEO tips for bloggers

Today I want to talk about simple seo tips for bloggers.When I work with clients to help them improve their visibility online, the one question I get …

Weekend Reads #15

IMAGE: WONG MAYE-E/ASSOCIATED PRESSThe last weekend reads I was writing it in beautiful sunshine. No idea what’s happened because today it’s dull, …

Images to put life in perspective

The Hubble Space Telescope turned 25 on Friday. To celebrate they released this image…image credit: NASA/ESA/HUBBLE/AFP/Getty ImagesIs it just me or …

10 Effective Strategies for Boosting Your Efficiency and Productivity

<i>Image Credit:</i> Pixabay.<p>Whether you're in Australia, England, or America; blue-collared, white, or pink, we've all got 24 hours to work with. Success comes down to what we're able to do in those hours. While every entrepreneur would love to keep the sun from setting and adding hours to their day, …

Lauren Conrad's Secret To Being A Morning Person (Yes, Even You!)

Photographed by <b>Winnie Au</b>.<p><i>From her laid-back, effortless style to a fresh, ahead-of-the-trend beauty aesthetic, Lauren Conrad is a girl after our own</i> …

Five simple ways to save money when you're working from home

More than 10% of people in the UK spend some or all of their time working from home, according to figures from the Office of National Statistics. Not only does this open up the flexible working possibilities that workers are starting to enjoy, but it also means that, with a bit of clever planning, …

How To Cure Someday Syndrome

<b>Someday Syndrome</b> is defined as<b>:</b> <i>not doing what you want to because you don’t know what it is, because you’re procrastinating about it, or because you</i> …

just a thought: are we finally getting bored of choice?

I hate too much choice. Especially when it comes to restaurants. On Saturday it took me at least half an hour and 5 waitress visits before I chose …

Foodie Friday: 2 Ingredient Paleo Pancakes

Is there an award for the worst food photographer? Because if there is, someone nominate me! Whilst not the best pictures, rest assured that these …

11 Futuristic Kitchen Gadgets That Will Change The Way You Cook

These tools may not be on the market yet, but someday they'll change your life.<p>These tools may not be on the market yet, but someday they'll change your life.

How to make Nutella Hot Chocolate

I think that we can safely say that winter has arrived. Luckily for me I’ve not yet had my “summer” holiday yet so I’m holding on to the fact that …

Bored of dieting already? Make small changes

If you’re anything like me then you’ve tried every diet out there – and believe me, I’ve tried every diet under the sun. Every January (or make that …

How Sugar Affects Your Body (and your brain)

There’s loads of talk about quitting sugar at the moment. It’s becoming more and more apparent just what sugar does to the body. And it’s not the odd …

7 Tips to Achieve Your Goals in 2015

There’s something special about New Year and the prospect of a blank page to start afresh and to achieve new things. Whether you’re vowing to get fit …

5 Email Habits Of Highly Productive People

<i>By Leslie Barrie</i><p>Ping! Check email. Ping. Check email again. Ping. Check. Ping. Check. Ping. Check.<p>If you're like most people who sit in front of a computer all day, this probably sounds like you: When you're not currently replying to an email, you're looking to see if you have any new ones. Then …

5 Tips for Impressing Everyone You Meet

An expert's tips for mastering the first impression<p>Quick poll: Have you ever walked into a party, realized that you basically knew no one, and felt totally awkward? We're guessing you answered in the affirmative (we've all been there). Get-togethers—whether it's a business-networking event or your …

gingerbread biscotti

It’s scientific fact that the most decadent hot chocolate needs the perfect dunking cookie. Last week, the hunt for this led me to assault family and …

44 Foods That Can Turbo-Charge Your Weight Loss

In The Bulletproof Diet, David Asprey outlines the clean-eating foods you need to calm inflammation—and cravings.<p>Dave Asprey, author of the forthcoming <i>Bulletproof Diet</i>, believes that some foods contain "antinutrients"—toxin-like chemicals that he says can trigger inflammation and make you a slave …

9 surprising ways salt can restore your skin and body

Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it's no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.<p>One of the major differences between sea salt and ordinary salt is the mineral content: Sea salt is laden with …

Skin Care

Remarkable Latte Art Featuring Photorealistic Cats Looks Too Impressive to Sip

Japan seems to be on the cutting edge of the quirky genre known as latte art; the latest trend features sepia-toned, photorealistic drawings of cats that are captured in the foam of an espresso beverage. Twitter user @dongurinekobei is responsible for these extremely-detailed creations that …

How to Clean Almost Anything: An A-to-Z Guide

Your waffle maker is crusty; the knives are rusty. It’s time for an all-around spruce-up. Whether you need shortcuts for the regulars (sinks) or …

Cleaning

Why Aren't We Talking About Girl-on-Girl Violence?

"Growing up, I was warned about men trying to hurt me. No one ever warned me about women who attack."<p>Photo: Thomas Whiteside<p>A siren cries and my eyes meet with the flashing lights of a police car. There's some shouting, and the scuffling of one, two, three pair of sneakers on gravel. It feels like …

Fight Club

My Favorite Green Juice Recipe: Simone De La Rue

Known for her infectious, calorie-torching blend of dance cardio and sculpting classes, pint-sized dynamo Simone De La Rue is forever jetting between …

How to order Vegan Food in 66 Different Languages

Je suis Vegan! Pas de viande, s’il vous plaît!<p>Planning a business trip or a romantic adventure to a foreign land any time soon? I just stumbled upon …

6 Ways to Sit Less Every Day

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chocolate and toasted hazelnut milk

Like most people with at least a passing interest in foods made from recognizable ingredients, I’ve heard a lot about almond milk in the last decade. …

The Nordic Diet Could Help You Lose Three Times The Amount Of Weight An Average Diet Can

Forget Paleo and ditch Atkins - the latest diet claiming to help you lose weight is the Nordic diet.<p>Scientists at Copenhagen University developed the …

The Most Important Step Toward Creating the Life You Want

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

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