Majority Of People Find Housework Therapeutic Reveals The Co-operative Magazine poll

The Co-operative Magazine has found that 61.8 per cent of people asked found some forms of housework therapeutic, while just 30.9 per cent said they did not. The remaining 7.3 per cent were not sure whether housework was therapeutic or not.

In the latest poll, the majority of readers of The Magazine answered yes to the question: “Do you find some forms of homemaking chores therapeutic?” And by doing so, supported latest research which found that gardening can be therapeutic for those in rehabilitation from brain injuries, that 60 per cent of women find housework therapeutic, that the same number put housework above personal grooming on the list of priorities, and that a third of those women claimed that it gives them more satisfaction than sex!

The Co-operative Magazine offers readers gardening tips, ways to brighten up your home for less and many more useful features for the homemaker and amateur gardener. Seasonal gardening tips come directly from the experts at the Eden Project too, meaning they are tried and tested by the professionals.

Advice for home owners from the Magazine includes how to choose the right kennel or cattery for your pet when you go away, top tips for moving house and a buyer’s guide to washing machines. Readers can enjoy all this and much more with content that is regularly refreshed, as well as daily news on the most relevant topics to The Co-operative customers.

Current competitions include the chance to win a pair of colourful Aigle wellies just in time for winter, a copy of ‘How Not to Wear Black’ – the bestselling book by Jules Standish, and a top of the range Samsung laptop that is perfect for work, home, school or university.

The Co-operative Magazine is part of The Co-operative Group of businesses which also includes Membership, Legal Services, Funeral Care, Pharmacy and Travel.

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The Co-operative Magazine Publishes ‘Happy Autumn’ October Issue

The Co-operative Magazine has now published its October issue, entitled ‘Happy Autumn’ – a great read for parents looking for advice on buying winter boots for kids, enthusiastic cooks looking for delicious and warming autumn recipes, and for getting a great read on many more autumn-themed topics!

Of the new issue, editor of The Co-operative Magazine, Jeanette Franks, said: “We love to bring our readers, old and young, the very best in healthy recipes online, family advice, and health and wellbeing features.

“This issue is all about staying happy and healthy right through autumn and giving yourself plenty to look forward to as the days get shorter and the weather gets colder.”

One feature – Colour Your Home Happy – concentrates on how to brighten up the home and lift your spirits with the help of colours, while another gives ten ways to keep your spirits up this autumn. Advice on lifting those spirits includes eating a healthy diet and following good nutrition advice, booking a holiday, and perhaps best of all – kissing someone!

Go online to read more and don’t forget to check out the current competitions, in which you can win anything from a pair of Aigle wellies, to a copy of Jules Standish’s best-selling book ‘How Not to Wear Black’.

The Co-operative Magazine brings readers daily news on everything from green issues to finance, as well as regularly updated features to keep everybody informed and entertained on the subjects that matter. Visit the magazine today to read about Zumba – the dance craze that looks set to stay, healthy recipes that are easy, cheap and quick to make, and even moneysaving tips for teens. Whatever you want from a lifestyle magazine, this magazine has it all.

The Co-operative Magazine is part of The Co-operative Group, which also includes The Co-operative Pharmacy, The Co-operative Financial Services and others.

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