Lifestyle News

25th June 2024 - Hannah Bibby

5 breathtaking coastal walks you can take this summer in the UK

The UK boasts some of the most spectacular coastlines in the world.  Trails across the country can take you through sleepy fishing villages, tumbling clifftops, and unique natural formations that are the stuff of legends. Though your adventure may depend upon the whim of the infamously temperamental British climate, there are stretches of the…

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14th December 2023 - Stacey Chamberlain

Is the secret to happiness a natural “talent”?

What makes you happy? Watching cute animal videos and indulging in your hobbies may brighten up your day, but new research suggests that genetics have more to do with your happiness than you think. TV presenter Richard Madeley’s daughter recently described her father as having a “talent for happiness”, which could be true. Think of the people in your life…

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11th January 2023 - Jennie Snooks

How to set out goals to achieve success in 2023

What do you want to achieve in 2023? Whether you want to improve your fitness or save more, these six useful tips could help you achieve success.

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11th January 2023 - Sean Banks

Revealed: The key to happiness in retirement is focusing on experiences

A survey suggests that when you’re planning for retirement, focusing on experiences could be the key to happiness. However, many retirees also say their biggest barrier to the retirement lifestyle they want is money.

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16th December 2022 - Hannah Bibby

12 fantastic board games to play over the festive season

The festive season is almost here, and it’s the perfect time to stay in the warmth and get out board games. Whether you’re planning a cosy night in with your partner or having your family over for party games, these excellent options will guarantee a fun evening. Games that are perfect for 2 players …

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9th December 2022 - Sean Banks

Behavioural finance: 5 effective ways you can reduce the impact of bias

When you need to process information, it’s common to take shortcuts and rely on bias. It’s an approach that can be useful in some situations, but it can also lead to decisions that aren’t right for you. If you’re making financial decisions, you know you should focus on facts, but emotions and other influences can creep…

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10th November 2022 - Tracey Payne

5 exciting businesses that could change the world for the better

When you read the news headlines, it can seem like it’s all doom and gloom. But some businesses are leading the way and could change the world for the better. From well-known brands changing how sectors operate to innovative start-ups, here are just five businesses that are tackling issues like climate change and environmental degradation. 1. Upside Foods…

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6th November 2022 - Sean Banks

Behavioural finance: 6 unexpected ways bias could affect your financial decisions

How much does bias affect your financial decisions? While you may try to make decisions based on facts, it can be much easier than you think to overlook when your decisions are being influenced by emotions or bias. Last month, you read about why bias occurs and how it can lead to “irrational” decisions through making shortcuts. Now, read on…

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17th October 2022 - Kevin Scott

The most scenic road trips that are perfect for a 2023 break

Imagine the exhilaration of driving high among the mountain passes of the Carpathian Mountains, along a stunning volcanic landscape in New Zealand, or even experiencing breathtaking sunsets while travelling along the south coast of Australia. A road trip will allow you to have these experiences first-hand. Going on a road trip is something special; you have complete freedom, and it…

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1st October 2022 - Tracey Payne

10 simple ways to cut your carbon footprint and reduce your energy bills

Reducing your energy consumption can be a great way to cut your carbon footprint, lessening your personal impact on the environment and potentially helping to limit the devastating effects of climate change. As living costs and the price of energy are soaring, taking action to lessen your usage can also be an effective tool to save money on your bills.

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