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Top tips for improving your emotional wellbeing
Looking after your emotional wellbeing is often overlooked but when neglected, greater problems could arise. Heart Foundation psychologist Carlye Weiner...
The lifehack that will keep things cleaner in your kitchen
The kitchen bin isn’t the most pleasant thing in your house to deal with (nor write about!), but there’s no...
This simple trick can really save your neck
As we age, we expect life to get a little bit uncomfortable. We blow all of those niggling little aches...
How to wash your pillows without them going lumpy
The question of how often pillows should be washed came up in the Starts at 60 office today, and it...
The simple trick to removing hard water stains
Hard water stains are an annoying fact of life that come with the convenience of indoor plumbing. Hard water stains...
The trick to getting red sauce stains off plastic containers
How many times have you opened your dishwasher to find all of your dishes sparkling and clean, except for the...
Clever tip for keeping your skirting boards dust free
There are a few jobs around the house that most of us just put off for as long as possible,...
The makeup trick that will give you two products in one
As we get older, some of the most noticeable signs of ageing are in our skin, and in particular the...
Trick to saving your phone without a case
Technology is wonderful and problematic in seemingly equal amounts. Our smartphones give us so much; they connect us to our...
One trick that will keep your vents clean longer
If you live in a cold climate, there’s a good chance you’re running your central heating pretty much non-stop throughout...
You've been cleaning your loo wrong all along
There’s nothing like a bit of toilet humour now and again but this revelation is no laughing matter. No matter...
Trick to peeling garlic without touching it
There are a few tasks associated with cooking that we all hate to do. Peeling smelly foods like garlic an...
Five hacks to make laundry day easier
Laundry day; few people enjoy it. Now that the kids have moved out, and you don’t have quite as much...
How to double the lifespan of one of your makeup staples
Eyeliner is not only a modern day favourite, but it was likely actually one of the first forms of makeup...
Life hack: The best way to reheat pizza
It would be a rare person who doesn’t enjoy the occasional slice of pizza. Of course, we all know that...
Best tip for making sure you have a great day
Now that you’re retired, you’re no doubt wanting to live your best life, unhindered by the worries that your used...
How to make brownie ice cream bowls
School holidays are almost upon us, and if you’re lucky enough to be on babysitting duty while mum and dad...
How to avoid static shocks
Are you a regular sufferer of static shocks? Some people seem to be more prone to it than others, and...
How to wash your puffer jacket without losing the puff
They’re currently the height of fashion, and what could be better in our cold and often miserable winters than a...
Get your toaster clean with this simple trick
Where would we be without toasters? This is one appliance many of us use everyday, and have done for as...
The trick to getting your cast iron pots and pans clean
A cast iron pot or pan is one of those cooking utensils where if you buy a good one in...
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