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Latte or Cappuccino?

125 Decisions That Will Change Your Life

Extent: 192pages

Size: 216x135mm

Publication Date: 20/12/2012

Price: £9.99

ISBN: 9781843175582

Categories: Lifestyle

About the Book

The media is filled with conflicting studies and reports on what people should buy, eat or drink, and how they should act in order to achieve a fuller life. This innovative book takes the hype and the hassle out of good living, advising the reader to make simple choices – and consequently provides them with a quick and easy way to a healthier and happier life. Tackling everyday lifestyle choices – Heels or flats? Gin-and-tonic or a glass of wine? Manual or electric toothbrush? – Latte or Cappuccino? not only solves your daily dilemmas, but backs up its assertions with scientific evidence … so you know without a doubt that you're making the right choice. Dither no more and decide on a better way of life.

About the Author

Hilly Janes is an award-winning journalist. She has worked as a features editor and writer on national quality newspapers and magazines, including The Times, The Independent, The Guardian, The Observer, The Daily Telegraph and Prospect magazine and most recently as a consultant editor at Radio Times, the UK's leading TV listings magazine. Specializing in health, lifestyle, food and drink, fitness and parenting, she launched and edited the Times's acclaimed Body&Soul 24pp health section for six years, for which she won the prestigious Medical Journalists' Association health editor of the year award. The section also won the coveted Patients' Association patient information award.

She has been a panellist or chair at many public events discussing health issues, such as the Cheltenham Literature Festival, the Bath LitFest and the Institute of Ideas.

Hilly has taught media studies students at Goldsmith's university in London, where she was external examiner on the MA journalism degree course for four years, and she continues informally to mentor and support young women entering the profession. She is on the committee of the campaigning and networking organization, Women in Journalism, and chairs a sub-group that arranges its training seminars and VIP events.

She now works as a freelance writer, editor, media consultant and speaker and lives in London with her husband and two children aged eleven and seventeen.

Reviews

  • 'Covering everything you need to know about those daily decisions we make without thinking', The Bookseller
  • 'This little gem is refreshingly unfussy and surprisingly useful for all our daily dilemmas', Star magazine
  • 'Take the hassle out of good living by taking the small steps that'll make a big difference', Stellar