Rebalance: six steps to a happier you
THE QUEST FOR AFFECTION
Modern Romance: Aziz Ansari
If you’ve seen him in the excellent sitcom Parks and Recreation or broad, raucous comedies This Is The End and 30 Minutes Or Less, you might not pick comedian Aziz Ansari as an expert in 21st century dating. However, if you’re the type to get anxious over a snubbed text message, then this investigative trawl across 21st century love is for you. The audiobook version, narrated by Ansari with typical verve, is great.
LOVE IS IN THE AIR
The story of Conscious Water is a good one: founder Ilan Azouri was battling depression and turned to his mother’s love of natural herbal remedies. Using different flower essences, flavours include Clarity, Happiness, Serenity and more. With Valentine’s Day upon us, add Love to your mineral water.
£13.50 for nine, Conscious Water
THE SIGN OF A CLOSE COUPLE
Aēsop Post-Poo Drops
These canny drops combat any post-bathroom pongs, and boast crisp citrus peel notes and rich floral elements. Just three drops in the bowl post-flush, and your bathroom becomes a sweet-smelling haven. If you’re in a happy relationship, this is almost the ultimate gift of closeness, and perhaps the reason you’ll stay together for many more years to come.
LET ROMANCE THRIVE
Mr & Mrs Smith stay
When you tell your friends you and your partner are about to enjoy a stay with Mr & Mrs Smith, they’ll assume you’re off on some sort of sex marathon. The reality is that the travel experts offer a stylish, cultured stay for you to make lasting memories outside of the bedroom. So, sign up…
Mr And Mrs Smith
RELAX ‘N RUB
Have you left your present-buying for 14 February worryingly late? Two words: you’re welcome. Urban Massage is a fabulous last-minute gift. Simply type in your address and a masseur will be at your house within an hour. You have our permission to tell your partner that you’ve had this planned for months.
J’ADORE THE PLANET
Rêve En Vert
Valentine’s is traditionally a time for loving, you know, another human being. But with Rêve En Vert you can spread that love around the earth. That’s because the company only sells sustainable clothing and accessories, thanks to its brands’ respect for the environment. We concede that you’ll be showing love for yourself, too, with a bit of self-gifting. And why not?