Mind Food

Health and Lifestyle

It's cold, it's wet, it doesn't get much better than this

The perfect comfort food for a miserable day, the Nutella microwaveable mug cake.
Just tell yourself you’ll work it off tomorrow.



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Can't believe I ever got by without this stuff ….

“Resource is more than just a beverage, it’s a reflection of who you are as a woman in the very deepest and personal sense of your very being … “
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Top Five Regrets of the Dying


By Susie Steiner, The Guardian, 1 February, 2012
Bronnie Ware, a palliative nurse who has counselled the dying in their last days has revealed the most common regrets we have at the end of our lives. And among the top, from men in particular, is 'I wish I hadn't worked so hard'.
Ware writes of the phenomenal clarity of vision that people gain at the end of their lives, and how we might learn from their wisdom. "When questioned about any regrets they had or anything they would do differently," she says, "common themes surfaced again and again."



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Champagne may ward off cognitive decline of ageing

A study undertaken by the University of Reading, UK, shows that champagne’s phenolic compounds improve spatial memory, in rats. Read More...

Acupuncture is a theatrical placebo: the end of a myth

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The ASFA Retirement Standard, March 2013


Ever wondered how much it costs to have a life when you’ve retired? Read More...