Louise Slyth

comfort eating

SELF

The Covid weight gain: One woman’s plan to get out of her comfort eating rut

By Louise Slyth

wardrobe

STYLE

Sick of the clutter? How to detox your wardrobe (and not regret it post-lockdown)

By Louise Slyth

living with Covid

AGENDA

365 days with Covid: What has a year living through a pandemic taught us?

By Louise Slyth

COVID guidelines

AGENDA

Shebeens and house parties: Why has following COVID guidelines become so difficult?

By Louise Slyth

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SELF

Let 2020 mark the end of the over-the-top New Year’s Eve and its dreaded resolutions

It's time to start using the arrival of new year's to reflect back, rather than to plan forward,…

By Louise Slyth

Christmas travel

SELF

“I’ve made the decision not to travel home for Christmas”: How to get through an unfamiliar December

Christmas will look a little different this year for many, writes Louise Slyth, but why not take it…

By Louise Slyth

Black Friday

STYLE

Bagging a real bargain: The ultimate Black Friday shopping guide

Sifting the deals from the duds on Black Friday is less about finding something at 70% off in…

By Louise Slyth

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EDITORIAL

‘Good things are coming. They must. It’s our job to just keep going until we get there’

Resilience isn’t just the ability to bounce back, but the strong and bright belief that a better future…

By Louise Slyth

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EDITORIAL

Covid friendship: Has a constant tide of bad news eroded our desire to engage with each other?

Throughout these troubling times, it is more important than it has ever been to tend to your friendships,…

By Louise Slyth

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EDITORIAL

Mindful shopping: ‘Lockdown has given me a chance to re-evaluate my buying habits’

Lockdown has given Louise Slyth the chance to re-evaluate some of the previously unchallenged habits in her shopping…

By Louise Slyth

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SELF

This challenging year has taught me that it’s ok to be vulnerable

Before Covid-19, Louise Slyth was a worrier. But 2020 has gifted her with a new perspective, and lease…

By Louise Slyth

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SELF

Living with passion: ‘I took up Flamenco and it has changed my outlook on life’

Louise Slyth always wanted to learn to dance Flamenco and lockdown gave her the perfect excuse. Here is…

By Louise Slyth