Anna Brech

Anna Brech is a freelance journalist and former editor for stylist.co.uk. Her six-year stint on the site saw her develop a vociferous appetite for live Analytics, feminist opinion and good-quality gin in roughly equal measure. She enjoys writing across all areas of women’s lifestyle content but has a soft spot for books and escapist travel content.

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Feeling out of control right now? This life coach strategy may help calm the turbulence

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  • creative skills
    Life

    From baking to therapeutic colouring: how *not* to spend your evenings watching TV

  • Virtual pub
    Life

    The Corona Arms is a virtual pub where all are welcome and the drinks are free (well, sort of)

  • Coronavirus anxiety
    Life

    Coronavirus anxiety: cognitive therapist says one word can help ease your feelings

Latest Stories

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Life

8 feel-good things you can do instead of obsessively scrolling the news

Take a break from the outside world with these simple ideas.

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Stay calm during coronavirus
Life

Therapists and mental health experts share their top tips for staying calm during coronavirus

Hold your nerve and feel better with these simple coping strategies.

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Best true crime podcasts
Life

6 gripping podcasts and audiobooks to listen to when you’re home alone

Self-isolating? Soothe your anxieties away via the transformative power of audio.

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Life

Kindness and coronavirus: woman’s postcard campaign for neighbours goes global

It’s the small-scale acts of heroism that really count at a time like this.

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Hate your job? Here’s how to make those long days a lot easier

Overcome those feelings of dread with this simple escape tactic.

Janelle Monáe
People

Oscars 2020: solidarity and protest – 10 great moments that made the night

The tears, the drama and the hilarity.

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Margot Robbie
Fashion

Oscars 2020: making waves with repurposed and vintage fashion

Four statement-making dresses, and the messages behind them.

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Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig
People

Oscars 2020: Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig deliver comedy gold

All hail our favourite – and hands-down hilarious – dream team.

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Keanu Reeves and his mum, Patricia Taylor, at the 2020 Oscars.
People

Oscars 2020: Keanu Reeves brought his mum along, and Twitter is in love

He wasn’t the only one to choose his mother as his red carpet date.

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Mindy Kaling
Fashion

Oscars 2020: bold and beautiful accessories on the red carpet

Delicate hairpins, dramatic earrings and so much more.

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Life

4 reasons why it’s OK to be quiet in meetings at work

It’s time to reject the idea that you need to be loud to be successful.

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Baftas 2020: best actor winner Joaquin Phoenix calls out “systemic racism”

The Joker star used his victory speech to highlight action for change.

Rebel Wilson at the 2020 Baftas
People

Rebel Wilson crushes industry sexism in risqué Baftas speech

All hail her flawless one-liner on the lack of female director nominees.

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People

Baftas 2020: Kate Middleton’s reaction to Brad Pitt’s Harry joke is everything

The Duchess of Cambridge shows she’s game for a laugh, despite recent royal tensions.

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Fashion

Baftas 2020: standout fashion moments from the red carpet

Sustainable fashion ruled the waves on the biggest night of the British film calendar.

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Women are feeling the strain of stress in the work place.
Careers

Research shows your bullying boss will face the consequences

A gratifying study has found bad bosses will always get their comeuppance. This is how.

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Life

Young women still don’t feel safe in Britain’s public spaces, and it’s not OK

Street harassment and a sense of underlying fear are pervasive, according to a new report.

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People

Clare Balding: sexist Love Island should show women working out

The TV presenter spotlights a worrying trend.

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Laurence Fox broke up with “too woke” girlfriend after they argued over Christine Blasey Ford

The actor's comments come amid a Question Time row about racism.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
People

Meghan and Harry drop HRH titles – and Piers Morgan just can’t cope

The TV presenter has once again hit out at the couple's decision to step back.

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