For thousands of children, being in a family that fosters kids in need of respite is a life-changing experience, despite the negative headlines. Josh Baines is one of them.
Growing up in London's East End in the 1940s, university was never an option for Grandad Reg. Next year the pensioner will start a degree, because life is too short for regrets.
It's easy to drift through life, mind weighed down by regrets, memories and a fear of the the future. But why not surrender yourself entirely to the present?
Megan Nolan spent years miserably fighting her body, desperate to contort it into a perfect figure she had in her head. Then one day she decided to embrace it.