PUBLISHED: 13:18 10 August 2018 | UPDATED: 13:18 10 August 2018 Matthew Read before his four stone weight loss. Picture: Matthew Read Archant A Norfolk man has lost 10 inches from his waistline after joining his local slimming group. Matthew Read is now trained as a Slimming World consultant. Picture: Matthew ReadMatthew Read, from Norwich, joined the Slimming World group … [Read more...] about Norwich super slimmer set to share weight loss secrets
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People are always on the look out for the next big thing in fitness tech. And, you know what, companies are keen to queuing up to give it to them. So, please welcome Lumen to the table! Or the weight rack, I guess. Created by an Israeli company and currently funding on Indiegogo, the Lumen is a device that tracks your metabolism through your… wait for it… breath. … [Read more...] about This odd gadget wants to help you lose weight using your… breath?
By CAROLYN HAX, SYNDICATED COLUMNIST Published 1:35 pm, Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Adapted from a recent online discussion. Hi, Carolyn: My partner "Suzie" and I have been together for over two years, and we're mutually happy and relatively carefree. Lately, however, I've started to worry that Suzie is growing frustrated and apathetic. She has her bachelor's and is … [Read more...] about Carolyn Hax: Supporting a partner struggling to find the right career path
By CAROLYN HAX, SYNDICATED COLUMNIST Published 10:33 am, Saturday, April 28, 2018 Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: I'm a freshman at a small college and I'm involved in two groups -- let's pretend tennis and choir. At a choir event, a guy I didn't know started flirting with me and we ended up kissing but nothing else. Someone told a girl in the … [Read more...] about Carolyn Hax: Should I transfer from college where I’m being shunned?
By CAROLYN HAX, SYNDICATED COLUMNIST Updated 10:52 am, Sunday, April 22, 2018 Photo: Yakovliev, Getty Images Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: This week I was in a discussion with a bunch of other third-grade parents about what our kids know about sex. The vast majority of these … [Read more...] about Carolyn Hax: When is the best time to have ‘the talk’ with kids?
By CAROLYN HAX, SYNDICATED COLUMNIST Published 9:35 am, Sunday, April 22, 2018 Dear Carolyn: I married late in life, at 46, and prior to my marriage I was (mostly) happy as a single person. Husband had been married before and really identifies as part of a couple. He has this thing he does that I find super annoying, and then feel guilty about being annoyed by, … [Read more...] about Carolyn Hax: Husband interrupts her 20 times a day just to say ‘I love you’
source Business Insider/Prachi Bhardwaj I got very little use out of my first iPad back in 2011. Even amid all of the excitement of having a brand-new Apple device, I felt no real need for my second-generation iPad, between my iPhone and my MacBook. I know I’m not alone. I’ve heard a lot of people agree that it’s tough to justify spending hundreds of … [Read more...] about The new iPad and Apple Pencil helped me finally understand the utility of a tablet
By CAROLYN HAX, SYNDICATED COLUMNIST Published 10:38 am, Saturday, April 21, 2018 Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: Should there be expectations about taking vacations/trips with other family members? We have two issues: (1) We have three kids, including teenagers, and my brother and wife have two kids. The younger is 6. My wife and I find it … [Read more...] about Carolyn Hax: Not every vacation needs to include extended family
source Joana Lopes/Shutterstock Losing weight is tough work, but for some people it can be especially hard. Susan Peirce Thompson, a cognitive scientist who struggled for decades with her weight, advocates a radical approach to eating that goes against popular nutritional wisdom. Instead of “everything in … [Read more...] about How to lose weight if you’re addicted to food, according to a cognitive scientist who struggled for years
Valentine's Day is all above love, right? That means flowers, chocolates, a nice dinner out -- and maybe a fitness band? Whoa, whoa, whoa. As gifts go, fitness bands rank right up there with self-help books and vacuum cleaners in saying, "I don't love you just the way you are" and "I put absolutely no thought into this." At least, that's the conventional wisdom. But allow me to … [Read more...] about How to give your partner a fitness band for Valentine’s Day — and get away with it