Lost Keys! Phone Battery Low! Run Out Of Toilet Paper! Do Everyday Emergencies Stress You Out?

Everyday emergencies – like locking yourself out of the car, losing an important document or your phone battery dying – have the potential to send us into a spin. “Everyday emergencies can be very stressful for some people and non-events for others,” says Jonathan Freeman, professor of psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London. But why…

Primark’s Winter 2016 Collection Is A Total Velvet Dream

Velvet, aka this season’s hottest fabric, plays a starring role in Primark’s winter 2016 womenswear line. The Christmas party-ready collection consists of dresses, jumpsuits and luxe mix-and-match separates, which all look far more high fashion than the price tags. The new range includes items in glow-boosting warm dusky shades of velvet, slinky high-waisted trousers, and the midnight…

Graduate Who Ate 2,500-Calorie Meals Ditches Carbs And Reveals Staggering Weight Loss Transformation

A woman who used to consume 2,500 calories in one meal alone has lost more than seven stone after removing bread, pizza and nachos from her diet.  Before losing weight, Kristina Guice, 25, from Tucson in Arizona, USA, would overload on carbs daily and weighed close to 18 stone (250lbs). After switching schools in her childhood,…

Boots Tackles ‘Period Poverty’ With Initiative Donating Sanitary Products To Food Banks

Boots has pledged to end “period poverty” by helping women who are struggling to access basic sanitary products.  The chain will trial an in-store donation point in one of its branches, where customers will be able to leave sanitary products for distribution to a local food bank. The company will also be contributing sanitary products,…

Dina Asher-Smith, The Fastest Woman In Britain, On Her Training Regime And How She Stays Motivated

At 21 years old, Dina Asher-Smith has become something of a powerhouse on the athletics track.  In July 2015, she became the first ever British woman to run the 100m in under 11 seconds (10.99 to be exact) at the London Anniversary Games. And then in the 2015 World Championships, she broke the women’s British record for…

Junior Wimbledon: Teen With Six Fingers, Francesca Jones, Achieves Dream Of Playing At Tournament

Francesca Jones has achieved her dream of playing at Junior Wimbledon, despite the fact the she was born with just six fingers. The 15-year-old, from Bradford, has ectrodactyly ectodermal dysplasia syndrome – a genetic condition that affects the growth of hands and feet. “I have had so many people criticise me and say things. That…

‘Wild’ Author Cheryl Strayed Reveals The 5 Stages Of Solitary Travelling, From Discomfort, To Loneliness, And Beyond…

Reese Witherspoon has been Oscar-nominated for her role in ‘Wild’, the film of the book of the trek taken by Cheryl Strayed, back in 1995, when she was freshly divorced, bereaved and intent on walking her way back to serenity. Despite her Oscar win for ‘Walk The Line’, Reese has called her role in ‘Wild’…

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