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Good ideas for February • LITTLE BUYS OF POSITIVITY TO HELP YOU GET THROUGH THE DARK DAYS OF WINTER
‘I’m going to be the WOMAN I ALWAYS WANTED TO BE’ • After a joyous run on Strictly, Caroline Quentin is the embodiment of the positivity we all need. Jen Crothers discovers that her family, new-found confidence at 60 and growing vegetables are some of the things keeping her upbeat
Elevate the everyday • From a white shirt to a denim jacket or wellington boots, you can turn your wardrobe staples into the stars of the show with a bit of clever styling. Using new ways to wear old favourites, here’s how to turn the ordinary into something extraordinary!
HOW TO… DRESS UP YOUR DENIM • It’s time to get denim-spired – because this season, it’s about so much more than just good old jeans!
HAPPY FEET! • Take your wardrobe off mute and bring joy (and comfort) into the everyday with a pair of white or paintbox-bright trainers – or mix the two!
‘You can go back in time & it can be just as magical’ • Exploring Britain in a colourful camper van, aka Helen Mirren, is a wonderfully nostalgic road trip for our columnist
‘I’ve realised I have a lot to be gratefulfor’ • Legendary ice skater Jayne Torvill talks to Ella Dove about her 30-year marriage, Dancing On Ice and the joy of a puppy
Mood-lifters for dark days • When life feels testing and tumultuous, it’s important to find ways to lift our spirits. The Good Housekeeping team share some of their favourite happiness hacks – and most of them are free…
Here to HEAL, HELP and bring HOPE • If Covid-19 has shown us anything, it is the importance of science and medicine – and here GH celebrates the achievements of five remarkable women who have all played their part in advancing the field
‘Midwifery is a miraculous profession’ • Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent OBE has helped to bring hundreds of babies into the world. Now, she leads the country’s midwives as the NHS’s first chief midwifery officer.
‘I’ve always believed in the power of science’ • Eleanor Riley, Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the University of Edinburgh, believes we can learn a lot from 2020.
‘The pandemic has shown us the power of teamwork’ • Dr Fenella Wrigley is medical director of the London Ambulance Service and an A&E consultant at the Royal London Hospital.
‘I felt like a prophet of doom – it’s lovely to have good news now’ • GH’s resident GP, Sarah Jarvis MBE, has been giving advice and support on TV, radio and in newspapers through the pandemic.
Portraits of a MARRIAGE • Funny, romantic, occasionally sad – these are the photographs that tell the story of author Claire Fuller’s daily life with her husband Tim
Be brave and start talking • When you love someone, the last thing you want to do is upset them. It’s why many families avoid difficult discussions around old age and caring. But this is the wrong approach, says Dr Lucy Pollock, who urges us to find the courage to start the conversation
We’ve finally UNLEASHED our POTENTIAL • It’s never too late to fulfil a long-held dream, change direction or learn something new, as these three inspiring GH readers reveal
‘It’s been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life’
‘I learned I can do anything if I put my mind to it’ • Since Paula Williams lost her job as a result of the pandemic, she has stepped out of her comfort zone and become an entrepreneur.
How to make 2021 your BEST YEAR YET • Amanda Dewinter,...