Jane Murphy

Jane Murphy

Jane Murphy is a freelance writer, who specialises in health and wellbeing features. As well as Saga, she contributes regularly to titles including Health & Fitness, Top Sante, Slimming World, MSN and All About You. She was shortlisted for the Mind Journalist of the Year Award in 2006 and is a member of the Guild of Health Writers. She tries her best to take her own healthy advice - but doesn't always manage it.

Latest Articles from Jane

cyclists
Health & Wellbeing

Get back in the saddle

Endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont’s guide to getting back on your bike.

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Gossip
Health & Wellbeing

9 benefits of bad habits

Daydreaming, fidgeting and other bad habits that may have a positive side.

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Tennis
Health & Wellbeing

Improve your health with tennis

Want to burn up to 400 calories an hour, playing a sociable sport? Try tennis.

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Health & Wellbeing

Exercise to keep your mind sharp

Best way to boost your brain health when you're over 50? Take moderate exercise.

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Health & Wellbeing

The truth about soy

Superfood vs scare stories - the truth behind the headlines about soy.

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Mature couple on a date
Relationships

10 reasons to try online dating

Thinking of taking the plunge? Here's all the persuasion you need...

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Mature couple on a date
Relationships

10 ways to boost your dating confidence

There are plenty of simple tips and tricks to look and feel more confident.

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Relationships

Are you being 'ghosted'?

Ever had a relationship that just fizzled out?

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Relationships

26 alphabet dating ideas

Putting the spark back into your date nights could be as easy as ABC.

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