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Six surprising reasons to visit the park this winter

Six surprising reasons to visit the park this winter

Featured, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle
With the cold and flu symptoms lurking around, all we want to do is lock ourselves indoors, nestle up on the couch and light the fire.  But contrary to what many believe, winter is actually the perfect season to get out of the house - no, not to the nightclub, but to any parks or open spaces close by. Even just by taking a short stroll during the day, you are doing your body great wonders that cannot be offered by the interiors of your own house. Below we've listed six great health benefits that parks have to offer almost all year round. Parks encourage exercise It’s important to try and get active every day of the year, but during winter we all lose motivation. However, science shows that you burn more calories when exercising during winter because your body works harder to warm i
Dancing: a hidden treasure for health

Dancing: a hidden treasure for health

Culture, Featured, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle
Words: Aylin Paula Karanis | Subbing Stephany Malcolm | Filming and photography: Stephany Malcolm and Aylin Paula Karanis Check out our video and find out why dancing can give you the same feeling as a chocolate bar... The Voice of London Lifestyle team went along to Pineapple Studios to find out how dancing can have a great effect on our physical and mental health. If you like our Vlog then Tweet us and tell us what you think @LifestyleVoL ! #KeepDancing   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hec9ycvvLZc Love fitness? Check out some alternative fitness classes in London Here.   
Prince William launches ‘Stop Speak Support’ campaign to combat cyberbullying

Prince William launches ‘Stop Speak Support’ campaign to combat cyberbullying

Featured, Health & Fitness, Tech, UK
The Duke of Cambridge has launched a campaign to fight back against cyberbullying. 'Stop, Speak, Support', is the world's first youth-led, online code of conduct. It aims to offer young people with something to turn to if the 'banter goes bad'. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGcLa-vyxVQ 17 year-old Felix Alexander took his life after struggling with the impact of cyberbullying, last year.  Prince William began work on the 'Stop, Speak, Support' campaign after hearing of Felix's death. The focus of the campaign is to encourage social media users to differentiate between online banter and scenarios that would feel them uncomfortable in real life. Charities and celebrities have taken to Twitter to show their support.          
Is your size too big for your sexiness?

Is your size too big for your sexiness?

Featured, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle
Today, in 2017, a woman’s sexiness is no longer solely about lace tights, elegant makeup, and pure femininity. Although we still can’t avoid making the judgement based on one’s appearance, women have the right to express their personalities and at the same time feel good about it. BBC News recently reported that a US TV host went viral, after a body shaming social media post commenting on her body shape. Demetria Obilor, said to be "too curvy for her dress", made a video response with absolute pride of her self-image and zero cares given to the judgements.       “This is the way I’m built. This is the way I was born.” A social media post body-shaming a US TV host went viral. So Demetria Obilor made a video response saying, “I’m not going anywhere.” #bodyconf
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