It's simple to work out at home with the help of online yoga tutorials

Lorraine Courtney twists and bends with the best of the yoga vloggers.

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Ageing with attitude: Nothing stops you but your own thinking

Best known for her role in Mrs Brown’s Boys, Eilish O’Carroll is enjoying a new lease of life in her 60s as she embraces her past heartaches and sexuality, says Margaret Jennings.

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WEEK 3: 6 week weight loss plan: The week when it clicked into place

It’s week three of Ciara McDonnell’s weight loss plan. She dropped two dress sizes – and she’s loving it.

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Shape I'm in: Don Baker, musician and actor

DON Baker does not believe in self-pity, even though he has every reason to feel sorry for himself following the cruel treatment he experienced as a young boy in a reformatory school.

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Check out this hot new yoga workout for your next cardio fix

THOSE of us who find cardio a chore are constantly looking for exciting new ways to get fit.

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Dad’s World with Jonathan deBurca Butler

MIMICRY, some say, is the greatest form of flattery.

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Online and in the shops: Tiger collaborations by Misaki Kawai

Japanese and Scandi style have come together in the latest limited edition collection from Tiger which arrives in stores today. 

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Make milk a diet priority for kids as they need a high dairy intake

WE all know dairy foods are rich in calcium. But lots of us don’t realise just what nutritional punch milk packs.

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How to ease the suffering of children with eczema

Margaret Jennings meets a mum who has set up her own business making baby-friendly accessories to help parents ease the suffering of children with eczema.

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Check it out: RockMyRun, free app

Plato once said that music gives wings to the mind.

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Online and in the news...

BEDROOM SPARKS: People who say they have experienced “fireworks” in the bedroom may not be completely exaggerating. 

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8 reasons why houseplants can boost your wellbeing

DOTTED around rooms, houseplants are pretty to look at and add colour and charm — but their credentials don’t end there. 

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Working life: Hugh Harkin, Anam Cara

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My attitude to the morning is this: Whatever task I’m half-dreading on the Luas on the way in, this is the one I have to get down to first. Until then — no coffee!

 

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Dr Bernadette Carr answers your questions on phobias and nosebleeds

Find out if your child has a phobia or just a simple fear, and if nosebleeds are a common problem for young children.

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Natural health: Lupus and homeopathic treatments for grieving

Megan Sheppard gives her advice on what to do when diagnosed with lupus and recommends some homeopathic treatments for a grieving widow.

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I'm 55 and divorced. Have the rules of dating and sex changed?

Suzi Godson says that older men tend to converge on profiles of good-looking women aged 20 to 24.

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Have you ever been ghosted? It's becoming a popular way to end a relationship

You thought the relationship was going well, until your partner disappeared. Welcome to the cruel world of modern dating, says Deirdre Reynolds.

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The shape I'm in: Deirdre O'Kane, comedian and actress

WITH most of life’s big decisions, something’s got to give. 

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Rob's Cork City Marathon Blog Week 8 - How to make your long runs more comfortable

The Irish Examiner Cork City marathon is drawing ever nearer and I’m sure everyone hoping to take part is upping their training distances.

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