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Hello spring… it’s so lovely to welcome you!
Worth sharing • We love to know what’s inspired you in the magazine and here’s the page where you tell us what you’re thinking, baking and reading!
Good ideas for April • SEE IN SPRING WITH THESE BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL BUYS
‘I’m an optimistic & enthusiastic person …it’s in my DNA’ • In an exclusive interview, Carole Middleton talks to GH about her continuing passion for her business, the joy of being a hands-on grandmother and her rather surprising choice of music
THE FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT • Lost your fashion mojo? Kick-start your style for spring with some joy-boosting buys. Look to bold, bright colours and playful prints for instant wardrobe wow!
STANDOUT RAINWEAR • Here comes April… sunshine one minute, a downpour the next! We’re forecasting happy-go-lucky wellies, rainbow raincoats and umbrellas to bring joy to your day
The happiness hacks that are KEEPING US POSITIVE • From learning new skills, to special family moments and listening to birdsong, four well-known women share how they’ve found joy in these troubled times
‘Being CREATIVE gives me JOY’ • On the publication of her autobiography, fashion designer Jenny Packham talks to GH about her alternative upbringing, her brother, TV presenter Chris Packham, dealing with loss and how creativity is her antidote to tough times
On designing my own wedding dress
The incredible power of the PEN • Writing is a simple wellbeing practice, so why don’t we do it more? Arielle Tchiprout explains how putting pen to paper every day helped transform her outlook on life
WHAT TO WRITE?
THE WRITE STUFF • Get kitted out with some pretty writing materials.
‘I’ve discovered I have a brain full of biscuits!’ • Hypnosis has proved revelatory for our columnist in helping with her anxiety, and it’s led to some more unexpected outcomes too…
‘We’re sharing our LOVE of the great OUTDOORS’ • Hilary McGrady is director general of the National Trust, which is probably best known for protecting buildings, but it is also working hard for the environment, as she explains.
‘Watching birds offers us a glimpse into another world’ • Beccy Speight, CEO of the RSPB, explains why more people than ever are discovering the joy of birdwatching.
‘Everyone, regardless of race or background, can find solace in our natural world’ • Beth Collier set up community organisation Wild in the City to improve diversity by showing that nature is for all of us to enjoy.
‘We’re pedalling towards a greener, happier future’ • Sarah Mitchell is the first female CEO of Cycling UK, and is determined to encourage more women to get on their bikes.
‘LOVE & LAUGHTER: what we’ve learned from our disabled son’ • Jessica Moxham’s son Ben has cerebral palsy, but that doesn’t stop him living life to the full. In this powerful essay, she writes about a boy who giggles so much he gives himself hiccups and how he is at the very heart of the family
‘We discovered COURAGE we didn’t know WE HAD!’ • If you’ve ever felt nervous about taking a leap into the unknown, take inspiration from these three readers who found strength and resilience even when the odds seemed stacked against them
‘If I’m told not to do something, I’m more determined to do it’ • Mo O’Brien, 61, has overcome many challenges in her life and is the first deaf person on record to row across the Atlantic
‘I found my strength and freedom through nature’ • When Faith Douglas, 44, found the courage to end an abusive...