Cut tech-induced stress
• Avoid leaving your smartphone next to your bed at night, as studies suggest beeps and even a gadget’s light may disrupt sleep. • Be aware of your tech-tool usage, keeping a diary for a week of what devices you use, for what reason, and for how long.
Diary of a local Typhoon Haiyan aid worker
Local aid workers are playing a frontline role in the delivery of much needed assistance to survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the central Philippines on 8 November. Almost three weeks on, more than 100 UN and international agencies have responded and are on the ground, but many local aid workers have been there from the beginning.
Liz Jones's Diary: In which he takes me to a party
So, David came to pick me up, even though the party was in Brixton and I live in Clerkenwell. I wore my Zara lingerie dress and my feather Louboutins. I was wondering if this was too glam, and a bit cold, given it was a bonfire party, but if you can’t ...
Pots and kettles? It’s a long four weeks for the BBC’s workies
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Long Island Social Diary: Once Upon A Time
I am a big fan of reading. It’s a bond I’ve had with my kids going back to when they were little. I remember reading Good Night Moon to them every night before they went to sleep at night and it was even better during the holidays when we’d read The ...