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World-renowned for its music (the Smiths, Joy Division, and Oasis all hail from "Manny"), sport (we're football, aka soccer, obsessed), and radical (including feminist) politics, Manchester's also got a reputation for rain (approximately 140 days per year). But there's no raining on this British city's parade: Manchester is busy and eclectic, with skyscrapers towering over what remains of its industrial heritage.
Just about anyone who has ever experienced depression-or even just a slump in your mood for a few days-could tell you about the relationship between food and mood. You feel miserable; so instead of cooking you eat either junk food or nothing at all; and then you feel even worse.
So, you've got to go back to work or school in a few days and that Big Project you swore you would have finished by now is, surprise surprise, not finished. You have no idea how this happened. Yo
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By Grace Fletcher-Hackwood / @msgracefh Tuesday's outbreak of looting was a violent and unwelcome interruption to the busy calendar that is August in Manchester. At this time of year every date in the diary seems to denote a festival or a date to be commemorated.
Julian Assange is accused of rape. I thought this whole 'it was only sex without a condom!' thing was cleared up by now, but I've still been seeing tweets to that effect over the weekend.
Visiting friends and family, cosying up at home and filling up on comfort food - there's a lot to enjoy about the winter months. But there's no denying that it can get pretty expensive. We've put together a few tips to help make this time of year more affordable.
Suspenders - also known as braces - are how men used to keep our pants up. This timeless piece of men's fashion dates back at least as far as the 18th century when rudimentary suspenders in the form of ribbons were used to hold up French pantalon.
As any Whitby dentist will tell you, replacing your toothbrush regularly is important. It's really a matter of efficacy rather than of health. Although there are a lot of germs that live on your toothbrush, they will not cause you any harm as long as you use scientifically formulated toothpastes (which kill germs), and allow your toothbrush to dry out fully after you use it.
Cramps, bloating, energy slumps: periods are hell and we hate them. But what you eat can help. You can prep all or part of these dinners ahead (y'know, in one of those wonderful non-period weeks when you actually have the energy for stuff like cooking, and standing up).
Wondering if you should work out? Here's a list of 63 reasons to exercise. Physical activity reduces your risk of illness, allows you meet new people, lets you disconnect, helps you manage anxiety and depression, improves your endurance, and prevents cancer. To learn more, keep reading!
Every year, millions of Americans take steps to reduce their carbon emissions, to save money, tackle climate change, and protect the planet for the future. Businesses can cut costs, enhance their efficiency and reap reputational rewards by doing their part. However, for a variety of reasons, many companies are lagging far behind.
When you're busy - whether with work, family or a combination of the two - it can be hard to find time to fit in a workout at all. Some people prefer to grab a quick gym session over their lunch break; others prefer to squeeze in a run after dinner; and working out first thing in the morning is often seen as an option for extreme gym bunnies only!