Lockdown might be the perfect time to try prosecco pilates

Ready for a fitness challenge? Prosecco pilates might be the way to go. This isn’t just getting boozy while working out. Prosecco pilates involves doing a pilates workout while balancing a glass of bubbly. It’s been popularised by fitness instructor Kelly Ravenscroft, 41, from Sutton Coldfield in the West Midlands,…

This is the best time of day to take a nap

Thomas Edison did it. Margaret Thatcher did it. Eleanor Roosevelt did it. Leonardo da Vinci did it. For those of you who think naps are only for young children, we and the aforementioned legends would beg to differ. “Sleep makes us more productive, creative, less stressed and much healthier and…

How a time of panic buying could yet bring us together

For every headline about panic buying, fighting and even arrests in supermarkets, we see other stories about communities and individuals rallying in support of each other. These interpersonal connections reveal our true humanity, especially in times of crisis. The popular belief is that such times provoke “frenzied selfishness and brutal…