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Life & Travel

  • October 12, 2015

    Does the quarter-life crisis really exist?

    The quarter-life crisis: it’s been the topic of many columns as well as conversations over Friday night cocktails, but is it all hype or does it really exist? We put two writers head-to-head… Yes it does! Today I got an email from a friend where, in response to asking how she was, she said: ‘yeah […]

  • October 8, 2015

    In my handbag: Claire Young

    From the messy to the tech-filled, from the child-friendly to the super smart, we’re taking a look into the handbags of our favourite successful women. This week it’s Girls Talk London contributor and speaker, Claire Young’s toy-carrying designer tote…   My handbag is… a Louis Vuitton Tote   Inside you’ll find… I always carry a notepad for ideas and […]

  • October 5, 2015

    The cancer charities you should know about: Part 1

    It’s October, which means the focus is, rightly so, on Breast Cancer awareness, but every week this month we’re looking at the lesser-known charities that are there to help you after a cancer diagnosis. Everyone’s heard of the great work of MacMillan, Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie, but what about Willow Foundation, Nicola Jane and […]

  • September 28, 2015

    My Morning Ritual: Claire Young

    In our new regular feature, we look at the morning rituals of successful women. This week we go behind-the-scenes of BBC Apprentice finalist, entrepreneur, Girls Talk London contributor and speaker, Claire Young’s morning routine…   I wake up at…5:30/6am – I have always been an early riser and my daughter is usually my alarm clock! […]

  • September 22, 2015

    When does healthy competition become jealousy?

    Competition, jealousy and stress all factor into our lives but knowing what to do about them gives us the power to control those feelings (not the other way around), so we spoke to Chartered Psychologist (HCPC Registered) Kisane Prutton about how to handle competition when it threatens to become a green-eyed monster… “Healthy competition is […]

  • September 10, 2015

    5 places to get winter respite

    As the sunsets on another British summer and your holiday is a distant memory, if you’re feeling like us you’ll be wanting to plan your next get away as soon as possible. Whether you fancy a staycation, some winter sun or city break, we’ve found some destinations that’ll get you feeling that holiday buzz again […]