Interior Design


‘We live in the best house in the world’: five design experts on how to live better in small homes

Australia has some of the largest homes in the world. Many who do live small aspire to one day live big. But around the world, limited space is not always seen as a sacrifice. From Sweden, where the average size of an apartment is 68 sq metres, to Hong Kong’s micro flats as small as 18 sq metres, globally architects are used to getting creative with tight spaces – they must let as much light in and offer individuals and families the same...

I knew I had to give up drinking when my daughter asked ‘why is mummy behaving so strangely?’

I’m pretty sure I gravitated towards a career in advertising because of the heavy drinking lifestyle, although I now think that whatever industry I’d found myself in, I’d have been a drinker, because alcohol gave me the social confidence I lacked. My first foray was trying cider when I was 15 and drinking with my then-boyfriend who was older than m...

How to master grown-up festival dressing

Denim hotpants? Fringe jackets? Absolutely not! This is Good Housekeeping's ultimate festival fashion guide for grown-ups

Don’t quit booze – just drink differently: 15 ways to change your life without trying all that hard

1. Don’t give up alcohol – experiment with drinking differently Dr Richard Piper, CEO of Alcohol Change UK The most important thing with alcohol is to get into a situation where you are happy with your drinking. I used to be a very heavy drinker: 60-90 units a week. I can’t tell you how life-changing cutting down has been. To me, life is in colour without drinking, whereas before it was very grey and drab. I would encourage a sense of...

Living in Castellon: what it's like, best areas and cost of living

Discovering Castellon is entering a province that offers an ideal quality of life, with a perfect balance between peaceful beaches and vibrant city life. Suppose you're considering making Castellon your new home or you're simply interested in learning more about this gem in east Spanish, this article will provide you with valuable information about what it's like to live in Castellon, the best areas to live and the cost of living.

Your Guide to City-Girl Summer Fashion

See one editor's styling tips.

Meet the 11 chicest wide-brimmed sun hats that will help protect you from the sun

Trust me I'm a sun worshipper

Clean girl brunette and hourglass layers: the hair trends set to go viral for summer 2024

Clean girl brunette and hourglass layers: the hair trends set to go viral for summer 2024 - London’s top hairdressers, colourists and trend forecasters confirm this summer’s must-try looks — and it’s all about styles that signal ‘health and wealth’

The 3 Stages of Weight Loss, According to Dietitians

Here's what to expect if you're embarking on a weight loss journey

TV property expert Kunle Barker on how to transform your home cheaply and easily

TV property expert Kunle Barker on how to transform your home cheaply and easily - The property expert and TV presenter tells Lisa Salmon how to create the house of your dreams without spending a nightmare amount of money.

Less alcohol, or none at all, is one path to better health

Less alcohol, or none at all, is one path to better health - Moderate drinking was once thought to have benefits for the heart

Blue Zones: A Blueprint for Adapting Health and Financial Security into Longevity

Many of the tactics used to increase longevity in "blue zones" are attainable, and as people age longer, habits and financial planning need to adapt accordingly.

How many litres of water should you drink a day and does tea count?

Drink up!

Can You Tell a 'Finfluencer' From a Flimflammer?

For better or worse, finfluencers have dedicated followers on YouTube, TikTok and elsewhere. Before you take any financial advice, ask these three questions.

I ran across the Sahara to get over my cocaine addiction

At the height of my cocaine addiction, I didn’t want to go on living. At one point, I found myself hooked up to a drip in hospital, having pushed myself to the brink. I thought I’d overdosed and called 999 thinking I was about to die. Looking back, my body had just had enough of two years of near-constant abuse. I had started taking it on nights ou...

Sienna Miller says younger men are more respectful to women than older generations

Sienna Miller says younger men are more respectful to women than older generations - ‘They have grown up with a more level playing field,’ the actor said

These 6 tropical landscaping ideas will give your space a resort feel

Our tropical landscaping ideas will uplift your backyard with water features, lush plants, vibrant shades, and tactile materials in bright colors

'Laoqianfeng' Is China's 'Quiet Luxury': Here's How The Ultra Rich Are Redefining Status Symbols

In China, the wealthiest millennials are showcasing their achievements through unique and understated status symbols, moving away from traditional ostentatious displays of wealth. As millennials, those in their late 20s to early 40s, reach significant life milestones, many are prioritising career progress and unique experiences over conventional sy...

I shifted my midlife weight in six months – now I’m fitter than I was in my twenties

I used to be a stylist, working incredibly long hours styling A-list celebrities, and while it sounds glamorous, it was exactly the opposite: you start very early in the morning, finish late at night and if you’ve not got exactly the right jumper, everyone acts as if the world is falling apart. Because the work was so stressful, we all did a lot of...

5 ways to feel beach body ready – exactly as you are

5 ways to feel beach body ready – exactly as you are - Psychologists share simple ways to feel more confident, because every body is a beach body. By Camilla Foster.

Understanding anxiety: Behaviors not to take personally

Sometimes, people experience anxiety sporadically. Typically, worry due to specific events or everyday concerns lasts briefly, from a few minutes to a few days. It's important to understand situations where getting upset with someone isn't necessary, as there are specific reasons for this, according to the "How are you?" psychological community on ...

What I Own: My partner and I bought our own home before we were 30 — through a loophole

'Owning a home means we have an asset.'

Waist-to-height ratio surpasses conventional metrics in predicting cardiovascular disease risk

By Hugo Francisco de Souza In a recent study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , researchers investigated the independent associations of body fat percentage (BF%) and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) and the risk of future ischemic cardiovascular disease (CVD), including it...

Holiday home sweet spots – where you can escape scorching summers

Most people’s idea of packing for a summer holiday in Europe involves chucking swimwear, shorts and plenty of sun cream into a case. When she visits her holiday home in France Lebby Eyres does all that – but she adds waterproofs and walking boots too. Lebby, 53, and her husband Fred Guetin, 48, bought their 1780s stone house in the village of Orgel...

I walked for 90 minutes every day for two years — here’s what changed for me

Taking a low-impact walk every morning improved my mood, boosted my wellbeing and made me appreciate nature, and it didn't cost a thing.

Friday Favorites: What's the Ideal BMI and Waist Size?

Is there a unisex chart to see what your optimal weight might be based on your height? Increased risk of metabolic complications starts at an abdominal circumference of 31.5 inches in women and 37 inches in most men, though it’s closer to 35.5 inches for South Asian, Chinese, and Japanese men. This video may be triggering for people with a history of eating disorders. While there is an optimum waist size for health, it is important that one does not go to extreme measures to achieve these numbers, as this can result in devastating physical and mental consequences. For those struggling with an eating disorder, consider checking out If you missed the previous videos in this obesity series, see: • The Best Knee Replacement Alternative for Osteoarthritis Treatment ( • The Effects of Obesity on Back Pain, Blood Pressure, Cancer, and Diabetes ( • The Effects of Obesity on Dementia, Brain Function, and Fertility ( • The Effects of Obesity on Gallstones, Acid Reflux, and Cardiovascular Disease ( • The Effects of Obesity on the Immune System and Kidney and Liver Diseases ( • Is the Obesity Paradox Real or a Myth? ( While we should not understate the health risks that obesity raises—all of which are outlined in my series on the ABCs of obesity—we also recognize the effects that stigma against body size has on one’s health.: ( ( I cover all of this and more at length in my book How Not to Diet ( Its companion Cookbook ( has more than 100 delicious Green-Light recipes that incorporate some of my 21 Tweaks ( for the acceleration of body fat loss. New subscribers to our e-newsletter always receive a free gift. Get yours here: Have a question about this video? Leave it in the comment section at and someone on the team will try to answer it. Want to get a list of links to all the scientific sources used in this video? Click on Sources Cited at You’ll also find a transcript and acknowledgements for the video, my blog and speaking tour schedule, and an easy way to search (by translated language even) through our videos spanning more than 2,000 health topics. Thanks for watching. I hope you’ll join in the evidence-based nutrition revolution! -Michael Greger, MD FACLM Captions for this video are available in several languages; you can find yours in the video settings. View important information about our translated resources: • Subscribe: • Donate: • Podcast : • Books: • Shop: • Facebook: • Twitter: • Instagram:

Tour An Iconic & Timeless Design Style | How to Decorate Mid-Century Modern

We’re exploring the rich history and cultural influences that sculpted one of the most ICONIC styles in home design - Mid-Century Modern. From the 1940s to the 1960s, this movement transformed the way we think about space, form, and function, marrying simplicity with a deep connection to the surrounding environment. I’m taking you on a journey back in time to uncover the roots of Mid-Century Modern design and how designers and architects of the time had visions for the future that reshaped the American home. The enduring legacy of Mid-Century Modern design makes it a timeless design style that is coveted in contemporary homes today! Take my brand new design style quiz to determine your unique style: || I N T H I S V I D E O || Thank you to Mike Keys for arranging some fabulous home tours; the best Tulsa real estate agent: + + Mid-Century Modern House: + Stay at the Lady Lorton: TAKE THE DESIGN STYLE QUIZ: + M Y O U T F I T: Blouse: Pants: || D E S I G N C O N S U L T A T I O N || + Schedule Your 1:1 Design Consultation with Me: || W H A T A R E T H E D E S I G N S E S S I O N S ? || Watch this to answer all your questions: The Design Sessions were created to help you make your home beautiful. It doesn't matter if you're just getting started or are well on your way to becoming an expert, the Design Sessions will give you everything you need to decorate and design your home with confidence. Once you join, you will have access to over 100+ hours of in-depth training sessions, access to monthly Live Q&As to address your design challenges and join a community of like-minded people! Sign up for the Design Sessions here: || D E S I G N S E S S I O N S A P P || + IOS: + Android: || W H A T I S Y O U R D E S I G N S T Y L E ? || + Take the New Design Style Quiz: || F O L L O W M E || + Instagram: + TikTok: + Facebook: + Subscribe to My Channel: || A M A Z O N S T O R E F R O N T || + Shop My Amazon Storefront: || C O N T A C T || For any questions, inquiries, or collabs, email [email protected] || E Q U I P M E N T || + Cameras: Nikon z6 + Lens: Sigma 24-70mm 1:2.8 + Lights: Fiilex p360 + Microphone: Sennheiser AVX-MKE2 + Tripod: Sachter Ace _______________________________________________________________________ Videographer: Matthew Moran Editor: Dorian Tucker Creative Producer: Anastasia Prokopis Royalty-free music by Epidemic Sound

Six salads to help you lose a stone

With the chunky jumpers finally being packed away, it’s time to shape up for summer. Despite the myriad diets available, the only proven way to lose weight is for the body to be in a calorie deficit. Whichever way this is packaged, be it old-fashioned calorie-counting, low-carb, low-fat or intermittent fasting, to shed the pounds we must ingest few...

Michael Moseley names one fruit everyone should eat to lower bad cholesterol

High cholesterol can cause health problems

What you can do every night to prevent irritable bowel syndrome

What you can do every night to prevent irritable bowel syndrome - Study finds leading healthy lifestyle strongly linked to lower chance of developing condition

7 British stereotypes that are 100% true

Eating breakfast at this time could reduce heart disease risk

A French study suggests that eating breakfast and supper an hour earlier may reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke. This research emphasizes the importance of meal timing for cardiovascular health, according to The Telegraph. The study found that having breakfast at 8 am instead of 9 am decreases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease by...

Ask Lisa: ‘How can I find a white shirt that actually flatters my figure?’

head of fashion. She began her career in fashion at Vogue. She has written four novels, has an honorary doctorate from the University of Arts in London, and was awarded an OBE in 2022 for services to fashion.Each week, she responds to your queries, lending her expertise to help you shop smart. Have a question for her? Submit it below. Dear Lisa, Th...

Best dog collars and harnesses that are stylish and comfortable for your pooch

Best dog collars and harnesses that are stylish and comfortable for your pooch - Because we’re all mutts about our dogs

How eating bananas daily can boost your well-being

Eating a banana daily can contribute significantly to a healthier diet, as most people don't consume the recommended servings of fruits and vegetables. According to registered dietitian nutritionist Lauren Manaker, incorporating bananas into your daily diet can be beneficial for getting necessary fruit servings, according to Country Living. Bananas...

‘After years of failed fad diets + workouts, I started lifting weights'

'At 43, it changed everything'

Michael Mosley had seen his dad die young - he didn’t want to go the same way

One month before he died, Dr Michael Mosley told me he was looking forward to the future. In what would be one of his final interviews, he explained he had no intention of slowing down, nor was he contemplating retirement. Rather, he was determined to keep working “until they tell me to stop”. “I’m 67 and a lot of my mates are now retired,” he told...

How to refresh a small living room — 5 easy tips designers swear by

Want to find out how to refresh a small living room? We've spoken with designers to find out how to give yours a new look, and picked out beautiful buys

4 ways to bring bees to your garden, including the colours they love

Create a buzz with these quick tips 🐝

6 experts share how to embrace the beauty of blue in your home

Ready to make a splash? 🖌️

The ‘island of immortals’ where residents regularly live past 100

Living on Lanzarote: advantages, cost of living and why choose it

The island of Lanzarote emerges from the Atlantic Ocean as a unique enclave, a land of contrasts where volcanic nature combines with serene beaches and an excellent climate. Deciding to live on Lanzarote is opting for a particular lifestyle, in which the environment's calm and beauty play a leading role.

The science behind why husbands who work from home don’t do the housework

She commutes to the office every morning; he stays at home with the children and a laptop. This is now common among young, middle-class families in the area of London where self-described “work from home husband” Daniel Tannenbaum, 34, lives. “At the school my eldest goes to, there are more dads than mums doing the school run, not just in the morni...

I embraced this alternative lifestyle for the freedom - but I ended up trapped

I felt light and free. Until I didn't.

I live on a cruise ship — here’s how much I spend each month

Scientists name eight measures that can slow ageing by up to six years

Scientists have named eight health measures that can slow the body’s ageing process by six years. Keeping body weight, blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure in check while maintaining healthy sleep and eating regimes, doing regular physical activity and not smoking may slow the ageing process by around six years, US experts say. A study suggests that following these measures promotes good heart health, which in turn may slow the pace of...

Early death risk grows with just three ‘slightly unhealthy mid-life traits’

Just three “slightly unhealthy traits” in mid-life increase the risk of early death by a third, research suggests. The study found people carrying extra weight in their 40s and 50s who also had slightly raised blood pressure, cholesterol or blood sugar levels were also 35 per cent more likely to have a heart attack or stroke over the next three dec...

‘It probably saved my life’: How a low-carb diet can help with type 2 diabetes

‘It probably saved my life’: How a low-carb diet can help with type 2 diabetes - After he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, Giancarlo and his wife Katie went on a journey to discover the low-carb diet that would eventually put him in remission

The new breed of maxi skirts that you can wear for any occasion

The last time maxi skirts were this fashionable it was Ground Boho and the one thing you could be certain of was that they weren’t a serious contender for the office. Ruffly, flouncy, often floral with strong undercurrents of Little Bo Peep, the only sensible thing to do is file them under the ‘What were we thinking?’ category. Either that, or pass...

8 reasons you feel tired all the time and what you can do about it