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solo lockdown

Boosting Your Spirits in Solo Lockdown

An American alone in Paris offers her tips for getting through a solo lockdown while keeping your mood lifted and your connections strong.
staying home

Making the Most of Staying Home

Staying home to protect yourself and others doesn't have to be a chore. Here are INSPIRELLE's tips to make the most of your time by nourishing your mind, body & spirit.
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Deliciously Easy Pantry Meals for Surviving Quarantine

Chef and food blogger Molly Pisula shares tips and tricks to make the most of your shopping and pantry meals while responsibly social distancing.
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Paris Lockdown: The Kindness of Strangers

Are you bored and lonely stuck inside during lockdown? An American expat in Paris shares her story of how an act of kindness is helping her get through a difficult time.
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SOS HELP: A Hotline in Paris Offers Free Support in English

Sometimes the most exciting places in the world can be the most daunting, especially if you’re facing the new challenges alone. SOS Paris is an English-language telephone hotline in Paris run by volunteers where you can talk to someone when you're in need.
quarantine

Life Under Quarantine for a Bi-Cultural Student

A half-French, half-American student reflects on the evolution of the Coronavirus quarantine and how it has altered her life in the space of a few weeks.
Good News

Searching for Good News in Uncertain Times

Nutritionist Charlotte Debeugny reflects on uncertain times and the silver linings that could emerge from the stormclouds ahead.
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Community Connections: Women’s Groups to Plug You Into Paris

INSPIRELLE gives you the scoop on essential women’s associations and clubs which have helped generations of women make France feel more like home. So, what are you waiting for? Get connected!
domestic abuse

Tackling Domestic Abuse in France through Solidarity and Support

Meet the woman providing help to expats experiencing domestic abuse through providing resources and lending a caring ear.
sex

Do It The French Way – They Don’t Call it the French Kiss for Nothing, Right?

Looking for ways to spice up your sex life? Take these tips from the French to slow things down, turn up the heat and learn the language of love.