Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness
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From Breathless to a Paris Marathon Runner

Let’s be clear. I am not a runner... I grew up in a swimming pool, and therefore my body was conditioned from a very young age to believe that exercise only took place in zero gravity environments.
Jacqui Harwood

A Hit and Run Survivor Teaches Us How to Thrive

New Zealander and craniosacral therapist Jacqui Harwood shares how she has learned to be happy and healthy after having survived a hit and run accident at age 22 and discovering she had multiple sclerosis at age 30.

How to Cure the Loneliness of Entrepreneurship

After having left my job in a busy corporate environment, I started my copywriting business in Paris and decided to go it alone. I‘d gone from a busy social day, to having nobody buy myself to talk to. That’s right – I’d started talking to myself. Times were rough.
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Marathon Woman: Feeling the Competition in French Races

Much like nearly everything in life, they do things a bit differently here in France, even running races. From my very first Parisian race, I noticed that there was a distinct air of competition at these events. While obviously not everyone thought they were going to win, it was clear that most people were determined to get to the finish line as fast as possible.
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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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Acupuncturist in Paris: 11 Answers to What Ails INSPIRELLE Readers

Seeking alternative ways to help with pain and discomfort? Acupuncturist in Paris Hayley Enright answers our readers’ questions on how this well-respected ancient treatment using needles can improve your wellbeing.
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Acupuncturist in Paris: When to Use Alternative vs. Western Medicine

If "traditional" approaches have failed to ease your pain, consider alternative medicine like acupuncture, ancient techniques that produce modern results.
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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.

Nutritionist in Paris: Overcoming the Frustration of Weight Loss

Who hasn’t experienced the frustration of weight loss first hand? Our nutritionist in Paris offers advice on how to stay on the healthy track without punishing yourself.