Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness
Fat in France

Nutrition: Why You Shouldn’t Feel Fat in France

Ever felt like Fiona in Shrek when walking through the streets of Paris? Ever wondered while consuming your irresistibly buttery croissant how the French manage to stay so slim? Stop comparing your body to others and adopt a healthier view of weight control and your body image.
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How To Be Happy, Healthy and Zen in Paris

Big life changes can cause a lot of stress. Follow these self-care tips to help you live a happy, healthy and zen life in Paris and beyond.
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The Motherhood Diaries: Living with Chronic Fatigue

Last week, I plopped down onto the sofa, baby in arms ready for a feed, and asked my husband to pass me a bib. Ever obliging, he brought it over and proceeded absentmindedly to tie the thing around my neck. Once I realized this was not a joke and got over the hysterics than ensued, it struck me just how tired he must be. And how tired I am. All the time.
Paris attacks: Nautilus of Fear

The Nautilus of Fear

The antidote for fear began when I first unfolded my arms and stretched them toward others in need. I was sobered finding there was pain everywhere, and always someone in greater need than I.

The Magic of Running the Disneyland Paris Half Marathon

Marathon Woman Laura Moore describes the exhilaration of taking part in the Disneyland Paris half marathon at one of the most magical places on Earth.

Marathon Woman: 5 Parisian Races to Run in 2016

If you’re looking to become more active this year or maybe shave off some of that stubborn holiday weight, consider signing up for a race to help motivate you to get out running on a regular basis. Paris is host to dozens of great races throughout the year, and here are some of my favorites to get you started.
post-holiday state of mind

INSPIRELLE Post-Holiday Quiz: Are You Zen, a Rock or Losing the Plot?

Our no-nonsense nutritionist helps you assess your post-holiday state of mind and offers a few helpful tips on surviving the return to reality.
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Acupuncture in Paris: How to Help Relieve Back Pain

When your back hurts you are not alone! Back pain, especially low back pain, is one of the plagues of modern life. Nearly eight out of ten people get it at some point. Healthcare systems worldwide spend billions treating it. Unfortunately there’s not a lot that western medicine can do. Fortunately there’s a less invasive option: Acupuncture.
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SOS HELP: A Hotline in Paris in Need of Your Help

Sometimes the most exciting places in the world can be the most daunting, especially if you’re facing the new challenges alone. Without the support of family or friends, the pressure of figuring everything out can lead to anxiety and even depression. Did you know there is a telephone hotline in Paris that you can call to talk to someone?
Parisian women don't get fat

Why Parisian Women Don’t Get Fat Over Christmas

Our favorite no-nonsense nutritionist considers why Parisian women don't get fat over the holidays, and offers helpful advice on how to follow in their footsteps.