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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Netflix’s Anatomy Of A Scandal puts our treatment of rape survivors on the stand

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    Mental Health

    Are you an anxious achiever? These daily thoughts are *so* relatable

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    Careers

    Do you take on “non-promotable tasks” at work? If so, you’re not alone

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    Careers

    New research reveals the unexpected benefit of imposter syndrome

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Life

Are you a compulsive worrier? Here’s how to break the cycle

Give this one simple method a try.

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Relationships

Why listening to your body language is key when dating someone new

Tune in to find out how you *really* feel.

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Wellbeing

Fab in Finland: 3 words to live by from the world’s happiest nation

Embrace the art of Finnish living, with resilience, home-drinking and more.

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Wellbeing

Ashleigh Barty’s retirement shows us the difference between happiness and success

The three-time Grand Slam champion has signalled the end of her tennis career, aged 25.

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Why HBO show Euphoria is Britney Spears’ “meditation” in anxious times

The singer says the teen drama “put a HUGE grin on my face“.

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Podcasts

Unravel: Snowball is the addictive podcast fans of Sweet Bobby will love

Tune in for the tale of a transatlantic con artist who lured all who passed in her wake.

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Relationships

Valentine’s Day cynics are missing the point: love is all around

Reinvent the notion of romance with room for all your loved ones.

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Relationships

Why “don’t take it so personally” is the ultimate gaslighting insult

It sows the seeds of crippling self-doubt.

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Interior design

Tangerine is the ultimate feel-good colour to lift your living space right now

Treat your home to a splash of optimistic orange.

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Podcasts

Bonaparte: a moreish true crime podcast made for long January nights

Delve into this tale of a disturbing cold case – and one woman’s search for the truth.

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Wellbeing

Struggling to get up? These 5 simple rituals will ease you into the day

Forget the hustle and ease yourself into the day.

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A life less boozy: 9 quit lit reads to inspire your Dry January

Raw, funny and moving memoirs from women who gave up alcohol.

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Careers

Taking on too much at work? These quotes will help you set better boundaries

Find out how to push back and protect your wellbeing amid an avalanche of demands.

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Mental Health

This message from a therapist beautifully sums up the power of being imperfect

You don't have to look like you "have it all together" to take up space in life.

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TV

18 reactions to The Tourist, the binge-watch thriller of the moment

It’s dark and deliciously twisty – and viewers on Twitter are hooked.

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Wellbeing

These painfully relatable posts sum up the chaos of Covid Christmas 2021

Bewildered by the lack of testing? You're not alone...

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Mental Health

The telltale signs of burnout you may only notice with time off this Christmas

Sometimes, it's only when you finally rest that stress finds room to surface.

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Mental Health

No, it’s not (just) your imagination: the pandemic has slowed down time for all of us

Unexpected stress and change make days feel longer than they are.

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24 of the best British crime dramas to binge-watch now

Get set for pulse-racing suspense.

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Relationships

This is why you should resist getting back with your ex, according to science

The more you want to get back with your ex, the more you should resist.

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