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Live younger longerLive younger longer

Until recently, our knowledge about ageing well appeared straightforward: low-fat foods – with a good portion of carbohydrates and smaller helpings of proteins and fats – would help us stay healthy. We could further help ourselves by making sure we were getting enough antioxidants, from fruits, vegetables and supplements. 

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The Subtle ArtCaring less about more—and more about what matters.

Psychology Today, Jennifer Haupt

According to Manson, caring less can actually lead to more happiness. It’s all about the choices we make about what to care about. He uses his own life as an example. “I was a big party guy in my twenties, and kind of a playboy as well,” he explains. “I adopted a lot of values and goals that were fairly superficial and, in many cases, self-destructive. 

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Binding author quotes 1The Binding by Bridget Collins

The Times, Patricia Nicol

Bridget Collins has written seven young adult (YA) novels, but her intense, immersive historical fantasy The Binding is her first aimed at an adult audience. Initially, I wondered what defined it as a grown-up read: its protagonists are young and their involving adventure is recounted through three ardent first-person narratives.

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Calm the fuck downCalm the F**k Down

The No F**ks Given Guides

Make every minute count: Summer is such a precious commodity, it would kill me to waste it being late—whether to the beach, a cruise down the Thames, or Act I of Shakespeare in the Park. But then again, I’m a very punctual person. Are you? If not, my guess is that’s because you don’t have a solid idea of how long it takes you to do things like “getting ready to go out” or “leaving work—which is why, in my Get Your Sh*t Together Journal, I give you space to write in a daily task and then record how long it takes you to do it, every day for a week.

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realInterview with Real Meal Revolution Author, Jonno Proudfoot

BooksLive

This a smaller-format black-and-white book and it’s completely “how-to”-focused – a handbook to help you to Bant as effectively as possible. Basically we’ve taken three years of Banting feedback from thousands of our readers and customers and refined the Real Meal Revolution diet to its most practical, workable form.

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Enemy of the People00Enemy of the People

news24, Pieter du Toit & Adriaan Basson

Shortly after being offered the position of minister in exchange for culling SAA’s Mumbai route, Mentor made an appointment with then SAA CEO, Siza Mzimela. She asked her how long it would take to cultivate an international airline route.

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Winnie MandelaThe Resurrection Winnie Mandela

news24, Sisonke Msimang

Nelson is allowed only one thirty-minute visit a year. When you see him there is no contact allowed – just your fingers on thick glass and his hand up as though to touch yours. It will be years before you can feel his skin again.

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Always Another CountryAlways Another Country

The New York Times, Lovia Gyarkye

Msimang’s parents believed in an exceptional South Africa, one whose future would be free of injustice. Their daughter learns not to see the world this way. In Canada, a boy in her grade-school class calls her an African monkey, and a group of white girls with whom she became close abruptly exclude her.

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Last HurrahThe Last Hurrah

new24

Smuts's world was rapidly falling apart. Typically, Gandhi had told Mrs Pandit before she left India that it was important that, whatever the outcome of events at the UN, she must come back as a friend of Field- Marshal Smuts. It says much for the respect that Gandhi and Smuts had for one another, despite their political differences, that he should have said such a thing. It had not been possible. 

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