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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Wednesday 6th February, 20081007

                               Thinking of you on Valentine's Day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         by Anthony Balderrama,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           CareerBuilder.com writer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Five Reasons                                                                                                                                                  Milla Jovovich and

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          To Find a New
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           f you’re like many                                                                                                                                                                               Chloe Sevigny
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       I   professionals, you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           daydream about leav-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Also at Miss Sixty,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               fashion plate Chloe

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Job in 2008
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ing your underwhelming
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       job to find a more-fulfill-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sevigny touched up her
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ing (or at least better-pay-                                                                                                                                                                    lips with the cult favorite
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ing) one, but you never                                                                                                                                                                                Smith's Rosebud lip
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       do. Here are five reasons                                                                                                                                                                        salve. "You'll also see me
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       why you shouldn’t put off                                                                                                                                                                          at Benjamin Cho," said
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       your job search one more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the fashion-forward
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       day .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          You'll Stress Less                                                                                                                                                                                  actress. "He's an old
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          These days, work and                                                                                                                                                                             friend." Milla Jovovich
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       stress are synonymous. A                                                                                                                                                                        and Anne Hathaway also
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       2007 survey by ComPsych                                                                                                                                                                                 showed up for Miss
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Corporation found stress                                                                                                                                                                         Sixty's retro show, which
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       is rampant in the work-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       place. Sixty percent of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        included a glow-in-the-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       workers said they have                                                                                                                                                                          dark psychedelic runway.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       high levels of stress with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       symptoms of extreme
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       fatigue and feeling out of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       control. Another 33 per-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       cent said they have con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       stant but manageable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            NY Fashion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Week: Day 3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       stress. That's a lot of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       headaches.                         sation costs (what                 employee benefits. Be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          What's the biggest              employers spend on                 prepared: Although more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       cause of all this tension?         wages, salaries and bene-          companies are offering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The study cited "people            fits) for civilian workers         more diversified benefits,         Mandy Moore and Ginnifer Goodwin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       issues" as the No. 1 work          increased 3.3 percent for          workers may see more               Mandy Moore made light of the early morning call time for the new collection
 Monkey Love 3-Way & Family Pack                                                                                                                                                                                                       stressor, followed by              the year ended                     costs shifted from                 from Herve Leger by Max Azria. "It feels a bit odd [to be in this outfit so early]
 Fresh-flavored premium popcorn in a tin that brings joy                                                                                                 Hang In There Tin and Towe                                                    workload and work/life             September 2007. And,               employer to employee,
                                                                                                                                                         If you’re as old as I am, you’ll remember when “Hang in there, baby,”         balance. It's proven that          average hourly earnings            especially in voluntary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                because Leger is definitely going out sort of apparel. But why not on a Sunday
 to all. Choose our Monkey Love design tin in a 3-Way                                                                                                                                                                                  stress can harm your                                                                                     morning? It's fashion week!" Moore declared. Ginnifer Goodwin seconded Moore's
                                                                                                                                                         was the mantra. Now, your gift recipients need to wait no longer for                                             increased from $16.91 in           benefits.
 combo of rich, all-natural Butter, robust, cheddary Cheese                                                                                                                                                                            mental and physical                October 2006 to $17.58 in                                             excitement. "It's my first fashion week! It's very exciting and thank God the cold in
                                                                                                                                                         a pick-me-up. The tin features honey roast peanuts, spicy Cajun               health, so save yourself
 and secret-recipe Caramel corn. Or, make it a Family Pack                                                                                                                                                                                                                October 2007. Take                 You'll Have More Time              New York isn't too painful! I love the anticipation of it all," said the Big Love actress
                                                                                                                                                         peanuts, in-the-shell pistachios, fancy mixed nuts, cashews and               by finding a new job.
 with mini pretzels, conversation hearts, Valentine Jelly          Big Bright Hugs Family Pack                                                           smoked almonds. The tower contains a box of Cheese, White
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          advantage of this knowl-           Isn't it time you
 Belly® beans, red foil-wrapped chocolate hearts, choco-           Two gallons of deliciousness: premium popcorn in bold                                                                                                                                                  edge and use it in negoti-         improve your commute?
                                                                                                                                                         Cheddar and Chocolate Drizzled Caramel corn, 4 rainbow Bavarian               You'll Advance Your                ating your new starting            Fifty-nine percent of
 late chip cookies, honey roast peanuts and loads of fresh         Cheese, Ranch, Cinnamon and Chocolate Drizzled Caramel                                pretzels, chocolate chip cookies, fruit sours hard candy and crispy           Career                                                                                                                                                                                 Ashley Olsen and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          salary  .                          workers surveyed by
 popcorn–Cheese, spicy Jalapeño, zippy Cinnamon and                flavors, buttermilk ranch pretzels, peanuts, chocolate chip                           rice chocolates. And if you’re                                                   Take the next step up                                              CareerBuilder.com admit                                                                                          Wichy Hassan
                                                                   cookies, Conversation Jelly Belly® beans, sour XOXO candies                           nuts about nuts, scoop up a deluxe assortment, packed in an                   that proverbial ladder.            You'll Get Better                  to experiencing road                                                                                             Ashley Olsen snuck in to the
 sweet Double Chocolate.                                                                                                                                                                                                               Workers may have more
                                                                   and foil-wrapped chocolate lips. Smooch!                                                                                                                                                               Benefits                           rage while traveling to                                                                                          Miss Sixty show with her
                                                                                                                                                         encouraging Hang in There design tin.                                         negotiating power with                 Although economic              and from work. With 128
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       employers than they
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              stylist, Cristina Ehrlich. About
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          pressures are increasing,          million commuters in the                                                                                         her outfit? "It's Miss Sixty. I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       think. Eighty-one percent          employers are becoming             United States that's a lot
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       of hiring managers said            more committed to offer-           of road rage. It seems
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              just kind of threw it together
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       it was difficult to find           ing more and better bene-          your commute is only                                                                                             with these high black boots
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       qualified candidates 12            fits packages to attract           going to get worse                                                                                               because they're comfort-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       months ago, and 91 per-            and retain talent. Thirty          according to                                                                                                     able," said Olsen, who
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       cent said recruiting is            percent of hiring man-             "Commuting in America
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       equally or more challeng-                                                                                                                                                              greeted designer Wichy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          agers reported their               III" by Alan Pisarski pub-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ing today, according to            firms have instituted              lished by the                                                                                                    Hassan backstage.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the 2007 Employment                new policies and pro-              Transportation Research
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Dynamics and Growth                grams to increase staff            Board. The average
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Expectations (EDGE)                retention rates in the last        national travel times
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Report by                          12 months, up from 23              grew to 25.5 minutes in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       CareerBuilder.com and              percent this time last             2000, up from 22.4 in 1990
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Robert Half                        year, according to the             and 21.7 in 1980. That                                                                                                                                    Sara Ramirez
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       International. More than           same                               time is increasing even                                                                                                                                   "I'm a huge fan!" said Sara Ramirez, who followed up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       half of hiring managers            CareerBuilder.com/Robe             though more people are                                                                                                                                    her appearance at the Red Dress show with a front-row
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       who are having trouble             rt Half report. The pri-           leaving for work between
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       recruiting cited a short-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       appearance at the Angel Sanchez show. "His dresses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          mary measures taken                5 a.m. and 6:30 a.m to                                                                                                                                    make me feel like a real woman." New York City
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       age of qualified profes-           included offering pay              beat rush hour. Find
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       sionals as the primary             raises, bonuses, better            something closer to                                                                                                                                       socialites and celebrity stylists also lined the runway for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       culprit.                           benefits and more flexi-           home, or better yet,                                                                                                                                      a first look at the designer's fall collection.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ble schedules. In addi-            become one of the 4 mil-                                                                                                        Rose McGowan,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       You'll Make More                   tion, Prudential                   lion Americans already
                                                                                                                                                                          Valentine Mailbox                                            Money                              Financial's study                  working from home.                                                                                                              Molly Sims and
Valentine's Day                                          Bright Stripe Sampler                                   Hearts on a String Popcorn Tins                                                                                          All signs point to fat-         "Employee Benefits: 2006              Anthony Balderrama                                                                                                           Amy Smart
                                                         With your choice of message tag, this Sampler is        At The Popcorn Factory®, we’re all about the fluffy      In elementary school, Valentine’s Day meant that             ter paychecks in 2008.
Painted Hearts Assorted Brownies                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          & Beyond" looked at cur-           is a writer and blogger                                                                                                         Front row femmes
Moist. Rich. Sinful. You’ve never tasted brownies like   just the thing for so many occasions. It aims to        stuff–fresh-popped and infused with bold flavor. Our     everyone in class–even the boys–got a card. I would          Nearly two-in-five hiring          rent and future employee           for CareerBuilder.com.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       managers plan to                                                                                                                                                                                      Rose McGowan,
these before. Packed in a pretty Painted Hearts design   please with its eclectic mix of honey roast             dedication has made us a favorite in homes and offices   pore over each card, choosing just the right                                                    needs and how employers            He researches and writes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       increase starting salaries         plan to respond to them.           about job search strategy,                                                                                                      Molly Sims and Amy
gift box are 9 sumptuous Cheryl&Co. Brownies–3 rich      peanuts, chocolate chip cookies, assorted Jelly
                                                                                                                 around the country. Taste for yourself with one of our   message. (You didn’t want, “Be My QT Pie” to fall into       in the next year to attract                                                                                                                                                                           Smart were all in a
                                                                                                                 pretty Hearts on a String design tins filled with a                                                                                                      Eighty percent of                  career management, hir-
and chocolate-y fudge, 3 decadent toffee and 3 nutty     Belly® beans, chocolate stars, fruit sours hard                                                                  the wrong hands!) Now, getting your message                  new talent, according to           employers say it's impor-          ing trends and workplace                                                                                                        Mod mood at the
oatmeal Blondies. We recommend enjoying them in                                                                  traditional 3-Way combo of all-natural Butter, robust    across is much easier with our personalized red              the EDGE Report. Plus,
                                                         candy and Cheese, White Cheddar and Chocolate                                                                                                                                                                    tant to offer and subsi-           issues                                                                                                                          Diane von Fursten-
private, unless you’re willing to share.                                                                         Cheese and sweet Caramel corn. Or add delicate White     metal Valentine Mailbox. Includes conversation               the Department of Labor            dize a wide range of
                                                         Drizzled Caramel corn.                                  Cheddar for a 4-Way mix                                                                                               reports annual compen-                                                                                                                                                                                berg show, each
                                                                                                                                                                          hearts, red foil-wrapped chocolate hearts, Valentine                                                                                                                                                                                                               wearing a burst of
                                                                                                                                                                          Jelly Belly® beans and a sweet-faced plush monkey.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 color in lieu of the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Eyeing Those Dark Circles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             usual black
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ensemble. "I wanted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             to wear something
          hen treating slipped        and postal workers has shown            So what is the solution?            build up in muscles, ligaments,       lected osteopaths the way rock           invested in a new desk and

W                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lack of sleep isn’t the only contributor to this                                                                                                                                                      that went with my

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dr. Rob
          discs, sufferer Jasper      that teaching manual labourers       Opinion is sharply divided.            nerves and joints. The recom-         singers collect guitarists. After        chair, one with adjustable arm-
          Gerard learns the hard      to handle heavy items is a           Surgery is no quick-fix and is         mendation came with a warn-           treatment the pain recedes,              rests and a lumbar support.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 new haircut!" said
way that - prevention aside -         waste of time and money. It          only necessary in four per cent        ing: their “adjusting tech-           only to return whenever I jar it.           There are also a few moves              common under-the-eyes condition.                                                                                                                                                                 Sims, who watched
exercise is the best cure             found no difference in the back      of cases.                              niques” can be brutal or use-            Whatever the doubts of some           you can perform every day to             by Dr. Rob for MSN              fragile blood vessels to dilate              flow usually is not                                                                                                   as the models
    Barring the common cold,          pain and musculoskeletal disor-         In my own quest for a pain-         less. Too fierce and they leave       doctors, I swear by osteopathy.          stop your discs bunching                                                 or bruise, leading to that dark    apparent in other areas, it can                                                                                                 paraded past in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Health & Fitness
what ailment loses the most           ders between a group that            free back, I have sought various       you feeling like Peter Sellers        The NHS recognises its value,            together. When you wake up,                                                                                 cause a visible tint below the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          appearance under the eyes                                                                                                                                          retro glam
working days in Britain, forces       received training in lifting tech-   treatments. One doctor pre-            being karate-chopped by his           as you can - in theory - be              attempt a few loosening exercis-                                         known as “allergic shiners.”       very thin skin under the eyes.
five million people to consult        niques and one that did not.         scribed anti-inflammatory              over-enthusiastic manservant          referred by a GP, though if you          es (see above). During the day,           Q: My 43-year-old                                                                                                                                                                                 ensembles from von
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       daughter has constant              This is especially noticeable          * Lack of sleep can lead to
their doctor every year, and will        West London osteopath Clive       drugs, but this merely reduced         Cato; too gentle and they have        can afford a private session             every 45 minutes stand up, walk                                                                             a pale appearance of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Furstenberg's fall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       dark, bluish circles under         in those with seasonal aller-
cause misery at some point to         Lathey, whose patients include       the symptoms. I tried acupunc-         treated you to a pleasant mas-        (about £35) it might be quicker          and stretch. By strengthening                                            gies, such as hay fever.           facial skin, thus highlighting                                                                                                  collection.
four out of five of us? Back          Colin Montgomerie, has a bad         ture, which was therapeutic in         sage but failed to tackle the         to arrange it yourself. However,         the muscles around the bone           her eyes. What are some
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       causes of this other than              * Colds or sinus infections,   the darker area under the
pain.                                                                                                                                                                                            with exercise, discs should stay                                         which can lead to an               eyes.
    For the vast majority, it is                                                                                                                                                                 put.                                  lack of sleep?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           A: Dark circles under the      increased pressure on the              * Aging. As we get older,                                                                                                                              Helena Christensen and Ellen Pompeo
the result of a strain in the                                                                                                                                                                       It seems to be working. A                                             blood vessels under the eyes,      the skin gets thinner and the
array of bones, ligaments and                                                                                                                                                                    year on, my back is pain-free;        eyes are pretty common, and                                                                                                                                                                                                      Grey's Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo and Helena
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the answer to your question        leading to a temporary dark        muscles that hold the upper
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Christensen bundled up for the Y-3 show, held at Pier

muscles that make up the spine,                                                                                                                                                                  true, it is often knotted, so I nag                                      circle appearance.                 and lower eyelids and their
and comes on gradually. It can                                                                                                                                                                   my wife for massages - usually        may be as simple as looking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       at yourself in the mirror. Skin        * Heavy or improperly fit-     surrounding fat pads in place                                                                                                                              40 in Manhattan. The reason for their shivers? The
last months or days, manifest-                                                                                                                                                                   in vain. But after what I’ve been                                        ted eyeglasses can put added       tend to lose tone. This may                                                                                                                                presentation featured a runway lined with walls of ice
ing itself as a low ache, as poor                                                                                                                                                                through, I can cope. With back        texture, tone and tint are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       passed on by genetics, just        pressure on the veins and          result in a sagging and dark-
flexibility or as shooting pains.                                                                                                                                                                pain, like alcoholism, it is rash                                        capillaries under the eyes,        er appearance around the
    It can be caused by arthritis,                                                                                                                                                               to declare oneself cured; but for     like hair and eye color.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          leading to a bruising or dila-     eyes.

                                        Back pain
trauma, slipped discs, which                                                                                                                                                                     now, it seems bad backs are               So if you or her father has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       regularly appearing dark cir-      tion of the blood vessels,             The treatment of the dark
are easily sustained in sports                                                                                                                                                                   behind me.                                                               resulting in a dark blue           circles depends upon the
such as squash, or sciatica -                                                                                                                                                                       Clive Lathey is a registered       cles, chances are your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       daughter will too. However,        appearance.                        suspected cause. For                                                                                             Minka Kelly and
trapped nerves that are encour-                                                                                                                                                                  osteopath at the Putney Clinic                                               * Dehydration.                 instance, if they seem to
aged by sitting at a computer,                                                                                                                                                                   (020 8789 3881,                       heredity isn’t the only cause;                                                                                                                                                         Christina Milian
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       allergies, illness, and even           * Bone structure. Deep set     appear upon awakening and
shoulders curved.                                                                                                                                                                                putneyclinic.co.uk)                                                                                                                                                                                                          Minka Kelly and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          eyes and a prominent fore-

                                        – who can stop it?
                                                                                                                                                                            Back to                                                    too much sunlight can add                                             last through part of the day, it
    Due to our increasingly                                                                                                                                                                         BACK EXERCISES                                                        head may create a shadow-                                                                                                                     Christina Milian were
                                                                                                                                                                            basics:                                                    their mark. Fortunately, most                                         may be due to sleep position.
sedentary, desk-bound lives,                                                                                                                                                                        Flexion stretch                                                       ing effect and the illusion of                                                                                                                 also first in line for a
                                                                                                                                                                            back                                                       times this cosmetic concern                                           In this case laying on the
back pain is replacing tradi-                                                                                                                                                                       Lie on back with head on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       can be hidden or even              dark circles.                      back with the head elevated                                                                                   look at the much-
tional industrial injuries - such                                                                                                                                           pain                 floor, pull one knee to chest and                                            * Menstruation and preg-
as burns, cuts and noise-related                                                                                                                                                                 hold for a few seconds; repeat        reversed by cover-ups, treat-                                         may keep the fluid from accu-                                                                             anticipated collection
                                                                                                                                                                            affects                                                    ments or lifestyle adjustments     nancy. The hormonal
deafness - as a reason for sick                                                                                                                                                                  with other leg; repeat.                                                                                     mulating under the eyes. If                                                                                from Herve Leger by
                                                                                                                                                                            four in                                                    (skin masks, antihistamines,       changes may cause the facial       the cause is from constant
leave. Because it’s an emerging                                                                                                                                             five of us              Back extension                                                        skin to appear pale, leaving                                                                                                                 Max Azria. Joy Bryant,
phenomenon, doctors have                                                                                                                                                                            Lie face down with hands on        decreased sun exposure).                                              rubbing due to the itching
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The skin under our eyelids     the darker pigments of the cir-                                                                                                             Melissa George—who
scant training in dealing with                                                                                                                                                                   floor, under shoulders.                                                                                     caused by allergies, an anti-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       is extremely thin. That is an      culating blood in the veins        histamine may decrease the                                                                                said she loves Leger's
it, and sufferers are left to hob-                                                                                                                                                               Straighten arms to push top                                              under the eyes to stand out.
ble between a bewildering array       back himself, having fallen 30ft     the short term. But its powers         problem.                              unless you take gentle exercise          half of body upwards; hold for        important thing to remember                                           problem. And, if the dark cir-                                                                             universally flattering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       in trying to soften those dark         * Poor nutrition and sud-      cles are due to heredity or                                                                               dresses because they
of practitioners: osteopaths,         off scaffolding. He says preven-     are uncertain. German scien-               I recall vividly the first time   to improve your muscles and              a few seconds and feel stretch                                           den weight loss can lead to
chiropractors, masseurs, phys-        tion is the solution, above all      tists have found that acupunc-         my current osteopath, Rob             adopt a better posture, the pain         in lower back; slowly return to       circles. The extremely thin                                           age, creams or make-up may                                                                              "suck it all in, no matter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       skin has the potential to          sagging and thinning of the        be needed to mask the area.
iotherapists, acupuncturists          through exercise and better pos-     ture relieves back pain in 74 per      McCoy - a leading lecturer in         will probably return.                    floor; repeat.                                                           skin under the eyes, causing                                                                                                                        what your body
and even peddlers of Chinese          ture. “Back pain costs employ-       cent of cases, echoing previous        the subject - gripped my neck            It seems, therefore, that there          Flexion stretch 2                  reflect the dark blue color of                                        There are many home reme-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the circulating blood in the       that “sunken” and darkened                                                                                                                    shape"—and Sophia
herbal cures.                         ers £624 million a year. The         studies in the British Medical         like a vice and pulled. Perhaps       is no avoiding regular exercise.            Start on all fours, then bend                                                                            dies (cucumbers, almond
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       soft tissues below its surface.    look.                                                                                                                                        Bush also touched off
    I know, because I’ve tried        Government should provide les-       Journal. But sticking in needles       sensing I was about to scream,        Weak stomach and back mus-               knees and lower buttocks to                                                  * Increased fluid retention
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             paste, used and refrigerated
them all. I first injured my back     sons in posture in schools.”         at random, rather than in              he smiled: “Don’t worry.              cles mixed with a life of                heels, and hold for a few sec-        While the length of time and                                          tea bags) that have shown                                                                                    a blinding round of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the degree of tint has a lot to    from too much salt, or from                                                                                                                    flashes as they took
15 years ago while pushing my            He adds: “Until recently, bad     points Chinese teaching pre-           Everyone gets nervous about           Microsoft Word is a recipe for           onds; repeat.                                                            medical conditions such as         various levels of success in
1968 Jaguar, which chose a            backs were virtually unheard of      scribes, proved almost as suc-         this because they’ve seen too         bad backs. Exercise will                    Back stabilisation                 do with the genetics and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          liver or kidney disease or         relieving the appearance of                                                                                           their seats.
sharp incline on Kent’s Crundle       in Africa. You’d think bending       cessful; it could be a placebo         many James Bond movies. In            strengthen the core muscles                 Start on all fours and, with       structure of the skin and veins
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          heart failure.                     these circles.
Downs to conk out. When I got         in the fields might cause prob-      effect.                                reality, it’s almost impossible to    surrounding the spine and ease           flat back and straight neck,          in that area, there are other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       factors that play an important         * Even sleeping on your            While the cause more
home I was in such agony, I was       lems, but it’s only since comput-       Physiotherapy, which uses           kill someone this way.”               the tension in the lower back.           stretch out left arm and right                                           stomach can lead to a puffi-       often is due to cosmetic
virtually on all fours, and only      ers that Africans have devel-        dynamic stretching and the                 Clicking my back into posi-          “You must do 20 minutes’              leg simultaneously and hold for       role. These various factors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       include (but aren’t limited to):   ness and fluid accumulation        rather than medical concerns,
male pride stopped me crying.         oped bad backs: it’s a Western       manipulation of muscle groups,         tion with osteopathy seemed to        exercise daily,” says Lathey. “It        a few seconds; repeat with right                                         under the bottom eyelids,          your daughter should get a         Raffaello Follieri and Anne Hathaway
    According to a new study,         illness. Spines are built to         has its fans. I found it effective,    fix the problem temporarily but       need not be in a gym: even               arm and left leg extended;                * Fair skin.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           * Sun exposure, which          causing a temporary appear-        full exam by her health care       A fashionable pair—Anne Hathaway took in the Miss Sixty show
experts don’t even know how to        absorb shock, but slumping           but it’s not for those with inflat-    my back remains vulnerable:           walking is good.” Pilates and            repeat.                                                                  ance of dark circles.              professional. She may be
prevent workplace back                weakens the discs.” By putting       ed pride: I was made to roll           lifting, slipping and even, on        yoga are recommended but,                   Do not continue with exercis-      triggers the skin pigment                                                                                at The Tent in Bryant Park with financier boyfriend Raffaello
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       melanin to increase, resulting         * Certain medicines, par-      referred to a skin-care spe-
injuries, let alone how to fix        pressure on certain discs, we        around on a giant rubber ball.         one occasion, sneezing have           since I’m terrified of being             es if you feel pain.                                                                                                                           Follieri. Although Hathaway wore head-to-toe black, the designs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       in a darker appearance.            ticularly blood pressure med-      cialist. These professionals
them. A Finnish investigation         distort the jelly-like substance        A friend suggested I visit an       caused the burning pain to            sniggered at by a class of                                                                                        ications, can cause the blood      can do wonders in reversing        sent down the runway included bright '70s-style minis worn with
of the aches and pains of 18,000      in between, leaving us with a        osteopath - a clinician practised      return in the left side of my         women, I’ve taken up football                   © The Telegraph Group              * Allergies that may cause
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       itching or rubbing around the      vessels to expand and dilate.      the tired, sickly and aging        colorful tights.
hospital staff, baggage handlers      “slipped” disc.                      in releasing the tensions that         lower back. Since then, I’ve col-     and running instead. I’ve also                            London 2008                                             While this increased blood         look of those dark circles.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       eyes or lids. This causes the

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