We’ve filled this issue with clever tweaks (think minimum effort, maximum impact) to make your everyday life easier and more enjoyable. Plus, we’re spoiling our readers with an amazing giveaway for a weekend break, so read on to find out why else you need to pick up a copy of our magazine this month.
1. 12 reasons your diet isn’t working
Making sacrifices, putting in time and effort and still not seeing results? Well, there could be a very good reason for that. We asked the experts for some advice so that you can make sure that all your hard work pays off.
2. Meet your new favourite handywoman, Elle Franco
If you love to update your home (and life) with easy projects, while saving a buck, then you’ll love our cover star Elle and her DIY-focused YouTube channel – DIY with Elle.
3. Take a crash course on how to make better decisions
Are your decision-making skills in need of a little improvement? Figure out what your current decision-making personality is and then find out what you can do to make better decisions.
4. How to DIY a spa day at home
When last have you been able to dedicate some time to yourself and taking care of your wants? No matter if you have a busy schedule or a tight budget, we have some pampering treats that will bring that much-needed spa day to you in the comfort of your home.
5. Tips on how to re-work your wardrobe this season
Our fashion editor shows you how to pair your old faithful pieces with new buys for the wintry season ahead.
6. Genius art ideas on a budget
Want to introduce more art into your space but aren’t prepared to spend a fortune on investment pieces, make your own instead. It’s actually a lot easier than you think, and sure, it might not be as good as a seasoned artist but it will be unique.
7. The no.1 tip for brighter eyes
Late nights, early mornings, and long days… Does this sound like your life? Well, you’ll be happy to know that during those times you can’t afford to catch up on beauty sleep, there’s one thing you can do that will make you look wide awake instantly.
8. Win an incredible weekend break worth R25 000
What better place to escape in nature than a stay at aha Thakadu River Camp on the banks of the Marico River in Madikwe Game Reserve, situated just over four hours’ drive from Johannesburg. And you can enjoy the experience for free with our latest getaway competition!
9. How to beat a cold in just 48 hours
It’s that time of the year again. Cold and flu season is back and ready to go another round. But this time you can have the upper hand with our 2-day plan that will help you recover quicker when you get knocked down by a cold.
Read more: Say no to a cold, boost your immune system
10. 12 steps to your dream bedroom
Sleep is VERY important which is why where you lay your head down is important. So we’ve put together some really simple and creative ideas on how you can revamp your bedroom into a relaxing, beautiful space. All our ideas are DIY-friendly and won’t break the bank.
11. Winter comfort food at its best
From curried butternut soup to apple & cinnamon crumble, we’ve got everything you need to get through cold months ahead…
12. Important questions to ask before divorce
Have you been thinking about splitting up with your partner? Before you have the talk, turn to our Relationships section in our June issue and read through key points you should consider and what you should be preparing for.