Welcome to High Life North. A new digital magazine celebrating and empowering women in the North East. We showcase inspiring females and provide advice on how to look good, feel good, work hard and play hard.

Look Good

How to make your clothes last longer

We don't know about you but we aren't really feeling clothes shopping right now. Faith Richardson gives us some quick and easy tips to give your existing wardrobe a whole new lease of life....


Lust List | 3 April 2020

Team HLN's top picks this week......


Fashion and beauty podcasts we’re bingeing RN

When podcasts are good they can feel as if you have friends round in your living room, happily chatting away. Jenny Brownlees shares the virtual BFFs who are keeping us company, in podcast form....


Feel Good

A beginner’s guide to: Children’s meditation

Meditation has a wealth of benefits for all ages. It can help to soothe anxiety, build resilience and emotional literacy and offer a fantastic coping strategy for when the world feels a bit scary. ...


How to explain a pandemic to a 5-year-old

Trying to explain to a young child why they suddenly can't see their grandparents or go to soft play is hard. We can’t hide reality from our children, but we can equip them with reassurance....


National lockdown – but is it working?

This seems to be the question on everyone's mind, and with the daily number of cases and deaths increasing every day it is easy to think it's not. What's important to understand is the lag effect......


Work Hard

Friday Interview: I’ve been overwhelmed by the response to my MBE

From leaving school at 16 to receiving her MBE award in the 2020 New Year’s Honours List, Janice Ross has mentored and supported countless entrepreneurs in the North East over the years. ...


Entertaining pre-schoolers from home

HLN's Becca Watts has pulled together the best online activities for little ones with short attention spans to help keep them occupied when one or both parents are now trying to WFH. ...


Free Financial Health Check to make you more financially confident

To support customers and non-customers in this financially unsettling time, NatWest is offering free Financial Health Checks aimed at helping people become more confident in their financial planning. ...


Play Hard

Think you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?

With limited time outdoors to take them for long walks and more time spent in the house with our furry companions, there’s never been a better time to work on training your dog. ...


The art of decluttering part 1: Bathrooms

For the next four weeks, the High Life North team is inviting you to join us on a decluttering and spring-cleaning challenge....


Culture | What we’re watching and reading this April

We're all staying home, so we've provided our top films on demand, TV and books to keep us all entertained during April. ...


Lust Lists

3 April 2020

This is what team HLN is loving this week…