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These simple cleaning hacks will make your jewellery sparkle

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Mental Health

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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Fashion

This is how you can make your favourite clothes last for a lifetime

The average lifespan for an item of clothing is only 2.2 years.

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Environment

How to turn your home into a wildlife haven (even if you don’t have a garden)

From buying organic to making hedgehog highways.

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

Looking for a new plant project?

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Life

Deep listening is the genius technique for having constructive arguments

Do you ‘listen to understand’ or just ‘listen to respond’?

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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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