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

Yogurt and blueberries may both help lower blood pressure
Health & Wellbeing

10 ways to lower your blood pressure

From the benefits of beetroot juice to taking a nap, ten healthy tips to cut BP.

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Maintaining emotional closeness with friends may help tackle the mood swings and anxieties of the menopause.
Health & Wellbeing

Does menopause affect friendships?

Why the menopause affects friendships and how to hang on to people who matter.

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pottery
Health & Wellbeing

8 unusual ways to practise mindfulness

From trainspotting to pottery, how your hobby could help boost your wellbeing.

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Passive aggressive message or hint
Health & Wellbeing

Passive aggressive?

Why passive aggressive behaviour never works and how to handle it in others.

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Caesar salad with grated cheese and mayonnaise
Health & Wellbeing

What's your calorie blind spot?

A handful of grated cheese, a blob of mayo: what are you turning a blind eye to?

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Soya foods, like these green soy beans, may help ease menopause symptoms
Health & Wellbeing

10 ways to breeze through the menopause

How to reduce menopause symptoms and make sure you're happy and healthy.

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Narcissistic definition
Health & Wellbeing

How to handle a narcissist

Do you know someone self-important who is determined to make you feel insecure?

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Chamomile tea
Health & Wellbeing

What to eat for a good night's sleep

What's keeping you awake at night? It could be your diet, say scientists.

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Weight loss tools, including diet diary, low calorie food and tape measure
Health & Wellbeing

Why am I not losing weight?

7 reasons why you're not losing weight despite your diet and fitness regime.

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