Anne Godfrey

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Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Gardening

To Control Your Life, Control What You Pay Attention To

One of the best insights on what true productivity means in the 21st century dates back to 1890. In his book <i>The Principles of Psychology, Vol.1</i>, William James wrote a simple statement that’s packed with meaning: “My experience is what I agree to attend to.”<p>Your attention determines the experiences …

Time Management

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Get menopause ready

Menopause is a natural phase for women: the period when fertility slowly declines over a few years till it finally ceases. It is important to lay the …

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In this extract from his new book, Johann Hari, who took antidepressants for 13 years, calls for a new approach<p>• Johann Hari Q&A: ‘I was afraid to dismantle the story about depression and anxiety’<p>In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, …

Depression

Break the Cycle of Stress and Distraction by Using Your Emotional Intelligence

Being able to focus helps us succeed. Whether it’s focusing inward and attuning ourselves to our intuitions and values or outward and navigating the world around us, honing our attention is a valuable asset.<p>All too often though, our focus and attention get hijacked, leaving us feeling frazzled, …

Emotional Intelligence

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Anime

How to Stop Self-Sabotaging

According to experts, the key lies in your fears.<p>From the outside, self-sabotaging behavior seems like a problem with a simple fix: If you realize you keep flubbing opportunities to better your life, simply channel your inner Terry Crews and tell yourself to knock it off already. But the problem is …

Self-help

These 5 Hormones Affect How You Age—Here's What to Eat to Balance Them

In addition to controlling things like appetite and weight, our hormones play a pivotal role in the aging process. But as functional medicine doctor …

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Sleep

Four Things Not to Do When You Feel Anxious

We all know the familiar feeling of anxiety. Your heart begins to beat fasten, your breath quickens, and you start to feel butterflies in your …

Self-help

Energy Boosting Hacks for Fatigue During Menopause

Are you overwhelmed with fatigue these days? I know I am. It’s mind-blowingly frustrating and yes, exhausting. <b>During perimenopause and menopause, you</b> …

Essential oils and menopause: Can they help?

Menopause can trigger a range of symptoms as the hormones shift and fertility declines. Some medications, including hormone therapy, can …

Women's Health

Be More Productive This Month By Hacking Your Hormones. Here's How

We all have highs and lows when it comes to personal and professional productivity and success. Some days, it feels like we're conquering the world …

10 Signs Your Hormone Levels Aren't Where They Should Be

Sometimes our bodies send undeniable signals that are too obvious to ignore. Coughing and sneezing with a fever? You're probably sick with a cold or …

Wellness

Got a small garden? Then plan your planting vertically

No one is drawn to looking at an unsightly barbecue if there’s something more attractive to catch the eye<p>In a small garden, all your ways are on show. There are often no hidden bits, particularly in a terrace garden; if not from ground level, then from upstairs, where you are definitely confronted …

Gardening

Is mental illness real? You asked Google – here’s the answer

When people ask whether mental illness is real or not, my suspicion is that they really mean: does mental illness have a physical, material cause, in the same way as cancer or a broken leg? Can it be tested for, diagnosed and treated with the same certainty as a physical disease? Whatever the …

Mental Health

An ENT surgeon created an exercise regime that could stop you from snoring — and save your relationship

A 1987 study published in the BMJ Journal of Clinical Research showed that if a man was a snorer, it could potentially show that he had a higher risk of heart disease and stroke.<p>It can also have an impact on day-to-say life. Snoring causes poor quality sleep, meaning you're more likely to feel …

Sleep

The Happy Chemicals: How To Naturally Tap Into Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins, Oxytocin

Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the brain chemicals responsible for our happiness.<p>These chemicals are can be triggered all the time, …

How Does Your Cycle Affect Your Sleep? A Hormone Expert Explains

If you spent that day yawning your way through another caffeine-fueled energy and mood roller coaster, you should know that sleep—or rather, a lack …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying — and 17 You Should Eat More

If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. But even …

Nutrition

The menopause: everything you were too afraid to ask

At 47, sweating through the night like a boiled potato, I now get why, in House of Cards, Claire Underwood regularly cools herself in front of an open fridge. But when I whisper the word ‘peri-menopause’ to a friend my age, she denies all knowledge and goads me for details.<p>Not wishing to play the …

Should I Take a Probiotic? If So, Which One?

By Franziska Spritzler<p>Probiotics have received a lot of attention recently.<p>These living organisms have been credited with providing all kinds of …

15 Profound Zen Sayings That Will Make You Question Everything About Life

<b>“This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it</b> …

Spirituality

Starting your own herb garden? Read this handy infographic

<b>If you've ever been a little unsure about which herbs you can grow yourself, or which herbs when mixed together make fantastic combinations, then</b> …

Gardening

10 Ways To Lower Estrogen Toxic Load | Poliquin Article

Helping your body eliminate estrogen safely can help you lose excess body fat and reduce cancer risk. Estrogen is a problem for men as well as women …

What's happening in our bodies as we age?

<i>This article is part of our series on older people’s health. It looks at the changes and processes that occur in our body as we age, the conditions</i> …

Top Producers from Puglia and Their Must-Try Wines

Puglia’s star continues to rise in the Italian wine firmament. Heir to a winemaking tradition that has its roots in ancient Greek civilization, …

33 Minimalist Home Products That'll Soothe Your Soul

Less is better.

Luxury Tailor-Made Honeymoon Puglia

Day 1: Arrive into Lecce<p>Begin your journey by flying to Brindisi, the city that marks the end of the Appian way. Those combining a Puglian adventure …