I've worked on women's magazines such as Woman's Own, Bella and Wedding & Home and am now a freelance health & lifestyle journalist for women's magazines and women's pages of national UK newspapers
Relax, eat, explore: a family city break in Valencia
A buzzing, culture-rich city that has brilliant beaches too? Spain’s third largest city – Valencia – ticks all the boxes for a short family break away.
Monks Mill Barn Review: Walking the Cotswold way
The words ‘luxury’ and ‘pig-sty’ are rarely heard in the same sentence, but Kim Jones takes us on a walking holiday that changes all of that, along The Cotswold Way.
Why it Pays to Join in
getting involved can boost wellbeing
Get fit with WACKY workouts as a break from boring gym sessions
Forget plain old jogging or swimming.
If you’re already bored by your gym membership, take a look at some of the more off the wall ways to get fit...
Think twice before doing these things and you'll feel so much better
think twice before you do something and reap the health benefits
From sticking out your tongue to hugging yourself: 10 simple body moves that help improve your mood
Who knew by moving your body in certain ways you can change your mood from downbeat to upbeat?
Our New Ways of Living
communal living isn't just for hippies
People Snigger and Think I'm Drunk
living with narcolepsy
Animal health moves
Curb Your Cravings
Curb cravings for ever
Switch full-fat milk for skimmed and choose red wine instead of white: Easy food swaps to cut your cholesterol
10 Things Your Heart Wishes You'd Do More Of
Maximise your heart health
Eight easiest ways to treat your eczema include switching to non-bio, limiting showers to 15 minutes and drinking oolong tea
As the nights cool off and the heating gets switched on there could be restless nights ahead for eczema sufferers.
The shocking truth about sunbeds and what addiction could do to your health
Despite the well-known risks of using sunbeds, a shocking 10% of Brits still do and one in 50 is actually addicted to them. So why can’t we give up?
Great Health Habits You're Getting Wrong
You've got great health intentions...but here's where you're going wrong