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The Best Yoga Apps In 2021

These are our list of the best apps for practicing yoga at home.

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7 Great TED Talks Delivered During The Pandemic

These inspirational speakers have helped keep our minds busy, engaged and curious this year.

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Why You Should Book Tickets To Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Celebrate one of history’s greatest artists with this light and sound spectacular.

LIFESTYLE

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh Captured On Camera

Prince Philip was a man like no other. Here, we celebrate his greatest recorded moments.

WELLBEING

How To Stop Coronasomnia

Busy mind? Allow Natalia Vodianova to help you get some restorative sleep thanks to Loóna, her new app.

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What To Watch On TV This Spring

Lockdown may be easing but it’s going to be hard to shake our TV habit. Here’s what to watch now.

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7 Of The Best Brands For Vitamins

These are the brands to trust for supplements that really work.

USEFUL

How To Get Rid of Bulky Rubbish At The Click Of a Button

Meet LoveJunk, the app that makes bulky waste collection quicker, simpler and more affordable.

WELLBEING

Begin Living a Minimalist Lifestyle Resources

To start living a minimalist lifestyle is a big decision and there's a lot to think about. Take the stress of shrinking down away with these useful resources.

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7 Of The Best Wildlife Photographers To Follow On Instagram

Absorb the awesome intricacies of the natural world with these photography feeds.

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Best Bits: Top Five Evelyn Waugh Clips On YouTube

In a new series, we look at the YouTube legacy of the great, the good and the infamous. This time, we shine a light on the author Evelyn Waugh.

WELLBEING

How To Feel Better As You Age

Dr Sara Palmer Hussey PhD, founder of Lumity, on how she created supplements that naturally stimulate the body’s defences to achieve optimum health.

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Zoned Out By Zoom? How Tapestry Helps Boost Mind And Mood

Want something soothing and creative to do? Make like an Austen heroine and reach for the embroidery needles.

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Using CBD To Help With Sleep & Anxiety

CBD is the herbal supplement that everyone is talking about. Can it help you sleep and what are its other health benefits?

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The Best Poetry and Spoken Word Podcasts To Listen To

Contemplation, deep thought and questioning ideas are part and parcel of these poetry podcasts worth listening to. Add them to your playlists!

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6 Essential Lockdown Listens For Kids

Discover how to find the best online story-time for your children.

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8 Great Things To Listen To Now

The last year has seen an explosion in excellent new audio. These podcasts, radio shows and Instagram Live Videos will while away the hours.

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Best Apps & Websites You Need for Your Mind in 2021 [Mindfulness & Meditation Apps]

Stay strong throughout the pandemic by looking after your mind with the best mindfulness and meditation apps for this year.

CHILDREN

19 Ways To Encourage Sensory, Messy or Imaginative Play

These toys will fire your little ones’ imaginations and stimulate their senses.

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How To Get The Book You Wrote In Lockdown Published

Writing: we’re all at it in these locked down days. Here’s how to see your work in print.

LIFESTYLE

Why Are Nutrition & Fresh Air So Important When You Get Covid-19

How to harness the power of nature and nutrition to help your immune system fight winter bugs.

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7 Of The Best Gadgets And Apps To Beat Insomnia

Accursed sleeplessness be gone! Get a good night’s sleep with these digital aids to slumber.

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9 Of The Most Romantic Movies For Valentine’s Day

This year, why not mark February 14 with a heart-warming dose of schmaltz?

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GWG Book Club: The Truants By Kate Weinberg

Get lost in this absorbing Christie-reminiscent page-turning novel.

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Best Bits: Top 9 Freddie Mercury Clips On YouTube

Thirty years after his death, we look back on fascinating footage of the Queen frontman and arguably rock’s greatest-ever showman.

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8 Of The Best Things To Watch On TV Now

It’s winter. It’s lockdown. Don’t fight the urge to lose yourself in some excellent television.

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5 Of The Best Online Shops For Prescription Glasses

E-Opticians are officially a thing. Presenting our top five brands for buying specs from home using AR-tech.

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12 Great Audiobooks To Listen To In Lockdown

Sitting comfortably? Download these tomes on Audible for entertainment, education, erudition and enlightenment.

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10 Ways To Reduce Your Plastic Use

Worried about plastic affecting wildlife and the environment? Check out these 10 simple ways you can reduce single-use plastic and help the planet.

CHILDREN

8 Guilt-Free Resources For Primary-School Children

Ease the pain of homeschooling with these websites, apps and channels.

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Instagram Hero Of The Week: @photosofbritain

Feel inspired by the beauty beyond our doorsteps, courtesy of a feed dedicated to the most picturesque places in the country.

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Annie Sloan Collaborates With Charleston

Get crafty thanks to Annie Sloan’s collaboration with Charleston Farmhouse, home of the Bloomsbury Set.

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Who To Follow To Eat For Your Microbiome

These grids are great places for learning about gut-friendly food.

USEFUL

7 Sites You Need To Know When Adopting A Rescue Dog

Adopting a rescue pup? Arm yourself with all the info your need courtesy of these knowledge-packed sites.

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11 Travel Influencers You Absolutely Need To Follow in 2021

Feed your thirst for travel by following these Instagram travel influencers and get ideas for your next adventure.

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Instagram Hero Of The Week: @holeandcorner

Get lost in this beautiful grid, which extols the power and beauty of craftmanship.

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7 Body Positive Instagram Feeds to Follow

Celebrate yourself – and the movement to rejoice in real bodies at every size – with these motivational feeds.

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Instagram Hero Of The Week: @tim.spector

We salute the OBE-garlanded go-to scientist for microbiome health, and architect of the COVID symptom tracker app.