Once a niche trend, veganism has hit the mainstream over the last five years. There are now around 1.5 million people in the UK who are currently vegan – and that number is growing rapidly.
Naturally, many people feel overwhelmed by the climate crisis. And a recent IPCC report, claiming that temperatures are likely to rise by more than 1.5C within the next two decades, is enough to make us feel even less hopeful about the future of our planet. However, as individuals, we do have the power to make a difference.
You know to swap the car for the train, you’re conscious about cutting down the number of long-haul flights you take, but what about those little everyday swaps you can make that will have a positive impact on the environment?
Turning products that don't make the grade into a zero-waste beauty solution
What factors go into the design of your exercise routine? Maybe you’ve got a strict schedule based on long-term goals. Perhaps it’s a more rough plan, dictated by your mood. For many of us, there is no design – we simply try to fit our favourite classes into our hectic schedules as and when the opportunity arises.
Have you ever spared a thought for the role your menstrual cycle should be playing in your fitness regime?
"Our first date was seven hours," 37-year-old Haifa tells me. "It was a beautiful spring day and we walked along the river, stopping at a pub for a drink in the sun and then on to a restaurant for pasta. We talked about dreams, dating and our shared love of burrata," she added. This might sound like the perfect start to a new romantic relationship but Haifa’s afternoon wasn’t with a potential partner – it was with a possible new friend.
One young woman on her emotional reunion with her 97-year-old grandmother in a care home after a year apart
Being unable to see our loved ones has undoubtedly been one of the hardest parts of lockdown, but that separation has been felt even harder by those with family in care homes. Now that restrictions are easing, one young woman tells Stylist about her emotional reunion with her 97-year-old grandmother.
While the ancient art of astrology dates back thousands of years, the practice has had a revival in recent times. Interest has soared in the social media age as many more people turn their backs on traditional religion yet still seek spirituality and higher knowledge. ‘Modern Mystic’ is one of Pinterest’s top trends for 2021 with searches for Zodiac Sign Facts up six times.
Thanks to the school, college and the workplace, we often end up forming friendships with those of the same age. It’s natural to stay close with people in our cohort as we grow old in tandem, sharing life experiences along the way. However, expanding our social circle beyond this — whether that’s with someone younger or older — has a whole host of life-enriching benefits.