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.
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.
barriers to success

Monster Under the Bed: Is Fear Standing in the Way of Your Success?

Understanding your fears, managing your fears, and being willing to push past them to new, exciting, and rewarding opportunities is what results in a life you can truly enjoy.
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Marathon Woman: 5 Energizing Tips to Keep You Motivated to Run

Does your running routine ever feel like a drag? Try these helpful tips to keep yourself motivated to run and make exercise fun.
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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.

7 Great Ways to Eliminate Plastic in Your Bathroom by Creating Your Own Beauty Products

A Paris home organizer offers her astute tips on how to eliminate plastic packaging at home by creating your own natural beauty and cleansing products.
spirituality France

Trying to Grasp Spirituality in France, Where Religion is Not Recognized

I have been always very careful to which of my French friends I would reveal my spiritual search. For in this country, spirituality and religion are very much a private matter. Why is this topic to be handled with care? Today’s France is a society firmly entrenched in the separation of church and state. And the rocky road to a secular republic has taken a few centuries to achieve.
acupuncture for back pain

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.
Running in the mountains

Why a Sweaty Workout May Be Your Best Detox Ever

Working mom and sports enthusiast Carra Sutherland has created an ideal sports and detox retreat — one that combines sport, a balanced, tasty and generous diet, fun, leadership and mental coaching sessions and ... the possibility for guests to bring their kids with them during the school holidays! 
running Paris

Marathon Woman: Where to Run in Paris

So you’re ready to start running in Paris? Bravo! Paris is a wonderful city for running. Wonderful, that is, so long as you know where to go, because negotiating the ever-present cobblestones can be tricky at best, and ankle and knee shredding at worst.