Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness
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My Dry January: Why Alcohol Abstention Rocks

Chloe Martin explains why she takes part in a Dry January detox every year, benefiting her own health and raising money for cancer research.
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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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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.

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.

Post Holiday Stress Paradox: Would We Get Anything Done Without It?

Over your relaxing holidays, you felt optimistic about the future, empowered to tackle the inevitable challenges ahead with less stress: then BAM! La rentrée hits and you’re back in a whirl of obligations. You can learn how to manage and recover from stress by listening to your body.
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5 Golden Rules to Avoid Weight Gain for Fabulous Over 40s

Is weight gain inevitable as we head into our 40's and beyond? I would argue no. A few dietary and lifestyle tweaks can help us to keep a healthy silhouette and a spring in our steps!
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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.

How to Cope With Depression after a Big Move

Depression can follow a big move, even to a wonderful city like Paris. How can you recognize the signs and what can you do about it?
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Where is Home When You Have Moved Your Family 20 Times?

Where is home — for the countryless, the homeless, exiled, expatriates, nomads, pilgrims or refugees? Is it about where or more about what, how and whom?