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Expert tips on creating a foolproof budget (and sticking to it)

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    Life

    “I’m an introvert – but can I learn to be more charismatic?”

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    Life

    “It’s OK to be pissed off at the pandemic stealing so much of our lives – I am”

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    Astrology

    How to use today’s winter solstice to make everything feel a bit brighter

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Homeware

Dreaming of a crafty christmas? Try these DIY gift and decoration ideas

Handmade gifts are the best way to give presents this year.

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Women

Would you recognise coercive control? These are 5 signs of toxic non-violent abuse

Coercive and controlling behaviour has been illegal in England and Wales since 2015.

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Life

“You realise how precious everyone is”: 14 women share what loss has taught them about life and love

“Grief doesn’t stop it just reshapes itself.”

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Home and interiors

Learn to draw a realistic, detailed (and impossibly cute) pet portrait

It will make a lovely, personalised Christmas gift.

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Let’s settle the debate: is it still too early to put up Christmas decorations?

When really is the right time to deck your halls? We asked 10 women when they start putting their tree up.

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Mental Health

Feel like you’re in trouble all the time? Let’s get to the bottom of your guilt complex

Psychologists explain why we feel unwarranted guilt and how to tackle it.

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Food and Drink

Empty fridge? Read this chef’s guide to making delicious meals (even when you have nothing in)

Manteca’s chef and co-founder Chris Leach shares his knowledge.

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Food and Drink

28 perfect gifts for wine lovers this Christmas

From cases of the best grapes to vineyard tours and tastings.

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Family & Friends

This is when it’s time to break up with a friend (and what to do about it)

Managing our friendships is an important form of self-care.

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Long Reads

Meet the women in Venezuela’s cramped and overcrowded detention centres

Photographer Ana María Arévalo Gosen is shining a light on their lives.

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Homeware

9 beautiful advent candles to count down to Christmas in style

They’re almost too pretty to burn.

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4 female artists turning chronic illness into empowering art

“Art saved me.”

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Books

7 photos of women that capture the strange, surreal experience of lockdown

From Sophie Ellis-Bextor to a Marilyn Monroe lookalike.

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Food and Drink

A love letter to tiramisu (aka the best dessert of all time)

The ‘father of tiramisu’, Ado Campeol, who invented the dessert, has died at the age of 93.

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Fashion

These simple cleaning hacks will make your jewellery sparkle

Say goodbye to green rings.

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Politics

Eat or turn the heat on: the devastating choices women on Universal Credit face this winter

A week after the government scrapped a £20-a-week uplift to Universal Credit, we explore what impact the decision will have on women.

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Interior design

9 beautiful images of Black womanhood shaking up the luxury art world

“We deserve to be seen, heard and upheld everywhere.”

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Home and interiors

From paint colour to plants: 7 simple ways to make your home healthier

“It’s a different way of thinking about design.”

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Is productivity actually a waste of time? Here’s how strategic underachievement could tackle burnout

On average we have 4,000 weeks on earth – here’s how to use them wisely.

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Sleep

8 simple science-backed ways to transform your sleeping habits

Get ready to drift off...

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