From Burnout to Business Woman
If you have ever asked yourself, "Is there more to life?" and wonder why life is a series of ground hog days with little inspiration and fulfilment, or if you are waiting for happiness to be a moment when you meet the love of your...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 19 Oct 2018 | 11:00 am

AP-NORC Poll: Just 1 in 4 thinks Kavanaugh told entire truth
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just 1 in 4 people thinks Brett Kavanaugh was completely honest when as a Supreme Court nominee he gave sworn testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee last month, with Republicans and Democrats holding starkly...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 19 Oct 2018 | 9:05 am

Australian woman pays off $343k mortgage in just eight years
This story is part of news.com.au's Cash Confessions series In order to achieve the great Australian dream of owning her own home, Fiona Kelly made a decision few would think of — buying a yacht.In 2015 the 47-year-old says she...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 19 Oct 2018 | 5:48 am

Far from fame, poverty blossoms in 'forgotten California'
HURON, Calif. (AP) — A rooster signals the start of the day as workers wearing sombreros emerge from the shadows and shuffle past boarded-up businesses in this tiny farm town. They converge on a dimly lit dirt lot outside Panaderia...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 19 Oct 2018 | 2:55 am

Far from fame, poverty blossoms in 'forgotten California'
HURON, Calif. (AP) — A rooster signals the start of the day as workers wearing sombreros and ball caps emerge from the shadows and shuffle past boarded-up businesses in this tiny farm town. They converge on a dimly lit dirt lot outside...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 19 Oct 2018 | 2:50 am

Gamer mocked for dumping 'world's hottest weather girl' reveals truth
A 23-year-old professional gamer who caught flack for dumping his glamorous weather girl girlfriend to spend more time playing Call of Duty has revealed the truth behind their split.Doug Martin, dubbed FaZe Censor on his wildly...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Oct 2018 | 10:04 pm

My husband and I took a DNA test – and discovered we're related
When I met my husband Anthony, one of the most intriguing discoveries I made about him was the fact he had a family coat of arms. I spotted it on a signet ring, worn by another relative – three stags' heads and the motto, "facta non...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Oct 2018 | 9:15 pm

How to break off your engagement or cancel your wedding the right way
When Kristin Lubeck and her long-term boyfriend were planning a seventh-anniversary trip to Las Vegas, she told him not to buy her a ring. But he didn't listen. During the trip's final hours, he proposed — and she said yes.Months...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Oct 2018 | 9:00 pm

15 fascinating facts from the QI team that you probably didn't know
The team behind the British TV show QI has a new book out, with some incredible facts they have come across during their research for the show. John Lloyd, James Harkin and Anne Miller, researchers for QI, have published 2,024...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Oct 2018 | 8:42 pm

Dust off the BBQ: New Zealand's 2018 sausage of the year's a 'double banger'
New Zealand's best sausage, or should we say sausages, for 2018 have been announced in the annual Devro Great New Zealand Sausage Competition.With the results fittingly revealed on National Sausage Day, this year the judges simply...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Oct 2018 | 7:20 pm

Why do men send dick pics? People love to sext partners and — increasingly — friends
It's a taboo topic, for sure, but let's be real — everybody is sexting.Even if "you" aren't, "we" are. Single people are also engaging in sexting, with "frexting" (sending nudes to your friends) on the rise.So what is so sexy...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Oct 2018 | 6:30 pm

Sonny Bill Williams' special lesson for daughter at Starship Hospital
All Black Sonny Bill Williams has revealed his joy in taking his daughter along to spend time with children at Auckland Starship Hospital. The father of three has shared on Instagram a series of images with hospital staff, little...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Oct 2018 | 5:56 pm

The six friends every smart woman needs in her life
Some things we have learned in the last few days about the Duchess of Sussex: that she is having a baby. That she bought a Cartier Tank watch to one day pass on to her daughter (yet had it engraved with 'MM to MM'… curious); that...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Oct 2018 | 5:19 pm

Kleenex to ditch Mansize tissues after sexism row
The UK's most popular tissue brand, Kleenex Mansize, has been forced to clean up its image after consumers complained its name was sexist. After more than sixty years Kleenex is phasing out the Mansize tissues name, deciding instead...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Oct 2018 | 5:12 pm

I'm still breastfeeding my four-year-old. Here's why
In Mongolia, it is said that "the best wrestlers are breastfed for at least six years." I have chosen to breastfeed - with little expectation that my son will become a wrestler - since I gave birth to him more than four years ago....

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Oct 2018 | 5:09 pm

The 36 key vitamins and minerals that could help you live longer
A scientist has named the 36 "longevity" nutrients - found in everything from red meat to noodles - that could "add a few years to everyone's lives".Consuming plenty of the three dozen vitamins and minerals prevents disease and...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Oct 2018 | 4:40 pm

Dawn Picken: A miracle cancer drug has given a friend new life
Joanne Rye-McGregor is back from the dead. My friend greets me with a hug at Back Porch Cafe in central Mount Maunganui. As she walks, long grey curls brush her shoulders. Jo is 56 years old. She's sinew and bone, her once medium...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Oct 2018 | 4:05 pm

Teen allegedly baked her grandfather's ashes into cookies — and fed them to classmates
When a student at Da Vinci Charter Academy in Davis, Calif., brought cookies in for her classmates, they were definitely an old family recipe — but not in the way you'd think. The student allegedly baked her grandfather's ashes...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Oct 2018 | 3:44 pm

Whanganui shines in new off the beaten track TV series
Whanganui gets its place in the spotlight this weekend and is recognised as a top tourist destination in an episode of new series RV Explorers , airing on Choice TV on Saturday.The Whanganui episode is one of a six-part series...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Oct 2018 | 3:00 pm

Should Harry and Meghan have waited to have a baby?
Most couples wait around three years between saying 'I do' and having their firstborn.Five months into their marriage, Meghan and Harry are expecting their first child.I get it: Meghan's 37 and any woman who has ever toyed with...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Lifestyle | 18 Oct 2018 | 3:00 pm