At MoneySavingExpert, we often talk about looking after your wallet, but looking after your wellbeing is just as important. While I'm not a doctor or a self-help guru (just a MoneySaving guru), I do have some tips of ways you can relax and look after yourself for free.
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 up in landfill.
Fitness trackers and smartwatches have become popular accessories over the last few years – Martin himself uses a tracker to tally his average 25,437 steps a day. 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 £280.
There's no doubt about it – these are trying times. As we're all having to adapt, 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 (although you could vouch I'm a MoneySaving 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...
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...
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:
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12 December 2023If you’re shopping online for gifts, the deadline for ordering to get ’em in time for Christmas may be sooner than you think. Get it wrong and instead of presents under the tree, they could be held hostage at a courier firm’s out-of-town depot… To help avoid this, retailers now give their own final cut-off dates for orders you want...