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Looking for a new plant project? Craft a luscious living wall with this guide

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    Learn how to make your favourite clothes last for a lifetime

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    Life

    Deep listening is the genius technique for having constructive arguments

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Mental Health

Feeling stressed? The ABC model can help you cope

It can help you become more optimistic too.

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Mental Health

Feel like there’s never enough time to get everything done? Try time blocking

Business coach Lisa Johnson credits time blocking with taking her from being £30,000 in debt to earning £4 million a year.

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Mental Health

Learn to write powerful, positive affirmations (that actually work)

“These quick little statements can help boost your self-confidence and self-esteem.”

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Home and interiors

How to upcycle secondhand ceramics into gloriously kitsch homeware

Take secondhand September to the next level.

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The surprising way you can dye fabric to create vintage-look pastel shades

Avocado stones create millennial pink hues and pomegranate skins give golden yellow.

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Money

Dreaming of early retirement? The Fire movement could be the answer

Here’s how to make the Financial Independence, Retire Early movement work for you.

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Home and interiors

Get to know your slip stitch from your chain stitch with this beginner’s guide to crochet

Learn how to knit a beautiful blanket.

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Homeware

Arty statement mirrors are taking over Instagram – here’s how to make your own

The perfect functional artwork.

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Plants

How to grow vegetables from home without outdoor space

“Follow some simple rules and you can grow your own food almost anywhere.”

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Careers

Struggling with self-doubt at work? Try the habit-stacking technique

Harnessing the power of mini-habits can help boost self-confidence.

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Food and Drink

No shaker? An expert guide to making impressive cocktails without any equipment

Plus, simple recipes guaranteed to wow.

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A step-by-step guide to mending holes in your favourite clothes

Support sustainable fashion.

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Homeware

Love tufted homeware (aka Instagram’s hottest interiors trend)? Here’s how to make it yourself

Once an endangered craft, now tufting’s all over our feeds.

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Plants

How to make a beautiful rockery garden

No matter what kind of outdoor space you have, you can easily build a succulent-filled rock garden.

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Mental Health

A 5-step guide to mastering mantra meditation to help ease anxiety

“Mantra meditation is associated with an increase in wellbeing and reductions in feelings of anxiety and fatigue.”

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Curiosity Academy Classes

“The alonement workshop that helped me overcome my fear of being on my own”

“The capacity to be comfortably alone is crucial for living your fullest, most satisfying life.”

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Food and Drink

Don't know an assyrtiko from an aglianico? Learn how to taste wine like a sommelier

“The first rule for wine is that there are no rules”

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Food and Drink

How to make perfect Vietnamese summer rolls at home

Plus, a guide to making the perfect dipping sauce to go with them.

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A guide for growing sunflowers successfully at home (and how to eat them)

They’re not all yellow.

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Life

Riverside beachcombing is taking over TikTok – here’s how to start

“Mudlarking awakens a certain kind of magic“

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