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Mother's Day gift guide: Think outside the perfume box

For Mother's Day this year, give the gift to help your mom....forget. Perhaps the teenager years, when you kept her up when you were late. Or when the stomach flu kept you both up while she ran the vomit gauntlet.

Celebrity trainer Ramona Braganza. (Handout)

Interval training is the new fountain of youth

Interval training is not only king of exercise, it's been declared a fountain of youth by a new study. Forget Botox and expensive creams, reach for your runners instead. High-intensity interval training increases cellular energy production that staves off aging, according to a National Institutes of Health funded study and published this month in C

Shake off the most depressing day of the year with these tips from experts. (Fotolia)

Monday called: Get ready to feel depressed

Tomorrow is Blue Monday – increasingly known around the world as the most depressing day of the year; it always falls on the third Monday in January.

Do you have a case of the post-holiday blues? (Fotolia)

The case of the post-holiday blues

‘Twas the season to be jolly! And now the party is over – and all that ho ho ho has turned into oh, oh, oh! And owe, owe, owe.