Free £50 Headspace meditation app subscription for furloughed, unemployed, or self-employed workers with no work

Being without work, or furloughed can be stressful enough, and when you add on the stress of a world-wide pandemic, you might be feeling overwhelmed. Meditation might help you, and what better way to try it than for free?

Fitbit MoneySaving tips & tricks

Fitness trackers and smartwatches have become popular accessories over the last few years. These days, they’re a lot more than a posh pedometer, but with increasing features have come increasing price tags – with some costing up to £250.

15 FREE ways to relax, feel good & look after yourself during lockdown

There's no doubt about it  these are trying times. As we're all having to adapt to a new lifestyle, you may find it a struggle to keep on top of your wellbeing, so I'd like to share a few perks that I've discovered. I’m not a doctor or a guru, just a lady who learnt to appreciate life's simple pleasures, which we can easily forget. Here are some of the ways I look after me for free...

£20 off running shoes when you recycle your old ones

If you're a runner, you probably fall into one of two camps - the 'shoes stack' camp, where you rack up multiple pairs, or the 'run in the same shoes until they disintegrate' camp. Either way, you'll be pleased to know you can trade in your stinky sneakers for £20 off a brand new pair. Not only will you save money, but your old shoes won't end end up in landfill, too.

13 FREE ways to relax, feel good & look after yourself

January can feel like the horrible hangover from Christmas – the weather’s drab and we’ve often less money in our pockets. We shouldn’t forget TLC should be an act of self-care and not just a band on our 90s nostalgia playlist. While I’m not a doctor or a guru, just a gal who learnt to appreciate life's simple pleasures, which we can easily forget, here are some of the ways I look after me for free...

15 easy freebies that anyone can claim this January

Everybody's freeeeee to feel good. Which is why I've rounded up these 15 easy-to-nab freebies to get your year going off with a bang.

Top 10 free fitness videos & smartphone apps

It’s January, and we’re all surging with good intentions to keep our New Year’s resolutions. If you want to get fit but don’t want to fork out on a pricey gym membership, we’ve rounded up the top 10 online fitness videos and smartphone apps, many of which have been tried and tested by the MSE team. In no particular order:

Jordon 2, Crohn’s 0: After a SECOND surgery I’m back to full health again

Hello… it’s me (Jordon, not Adele). I was wondering if after all these months you’d like to read…

Coupon Kid vs Crohn's - Going back under the knife for the last time (I hope!)

Happily, it’s been a while since I posted a blog in this series. I’ve been as fit as a fiddle since my surgery last July. But it’s now time for the final stage of getting me permanently back to good health.

Get 'paid' to walk using free apps

Walking has great value – not just to your health, or to the environment, but also monetary value. This is because there are a plethora of free apps (or ones you can use if you have certain health/life insurance plans) that effectively pay you to walk.