Lauren Geall

As Stylist’s digital writer, Lauren Geall writes on topics including mental health, wellbeing and work. She’s also a big fan of houseplants and likes to dabble in film and TV from time-to-time.

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This new true crime podcast explores the inner-workings of an undercover spy network

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    TV

    Alice Levine uncovers what sex really looks like across the UK in Louis Theroux’s new doc

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    Mental Health

    Would a 4-day week solve our burnout problem, or is it all too good to be true?

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    TV

    4 of the biggest wins for women at last night’s Emmy Awards

Latest Stories

Shirinoku wall pods
Plants

Displaying houseplants just got easier thanks to this genius new product

It’s sustainable, too.

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TV

The powerful moment you might have missed in Sex Education S3’s third episode

It demonstrates the importance of knowing your body.

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Dan Levy
Film

Schitt’s Creek’s Dan Levy is creating a new romantic comedy for Netflix

It’s part of a new deal he has signed to produce content for the platform.

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Joe and Love with the glass box in You season three
TV

You season three may be the darkest yet, according to this new trailer

“I never thought to wonder what happens after boy gets girl.”

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What’s going to happen in Sex Education season 3? The latest trailer has just dropped

The third instalment of the Netflix show comes out later this week.

Simone Biles
News

Simone Biles speaks out about the lasting toll Larry Nassar’s abuse has had on her life

“The impacts of this man’s abuse are not ever over or forgotten.”

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Celebrity

Alanis Morissette criticises HBO doc about her life: “I was lulled into a false sense of security”

HBO’s Jagged premiered at the Toronto Film Festival last night.

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Books

This exciting debut novel just made the Booker Prize for Fiction shortlist

Six novels were selected from the 13-strong longlist.

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Life

Florence Pugh and Harry Styles’ psychological thriller just got its first teaser trailer

We cannot wait for Don't Worry Darling.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at the 2021 Met Gala
Fashion

AOC wore a dress emblazoned with “tax the rich” to the Met Gala, and Twitter has thoughts

“AOC is an icon.”

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The silhouette of a young woman
Politics

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill will put vulnerable young women at risk, say experts

A new report has warned that the bill could push vulnerable young women into the criminal justice system.

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Emma Raducanu celebrates in New York after her victory at the US Open

The 18-year-old took home the trophy after winning in straight sets.

A woman who doesn't know the answer with a thought bubble above her head
Mental Health

Why uncertainty isn’t always a bad thing (and how to start embracing it)

Do you struggle with not knowing what’s going to happen in the future? Read this.

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A woman scrolling on her phone in bed at night
Sleep

Do TikTok’s most popular sleep hacks actually work? We asked an expert to take a closer look

From lettuce water to breathing techniques.

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Mental Health

How to release ‘pent-up’ emotions in a healthy and productive way

It’s time to have a cathartic release.

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Lashana Lynch
Film

Lashana Lynch says her Bond character has this Phoebe Waller-Bridge-esque quality

“This woman is going to be relatable.”

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Celebrity podcasts: 19 of the best series to listen to in 2021
Podcasts

19 brilliant celebrity podcasts to keep you company this autumn

What do Michelle Obama, Munroe Bergdorf and Clara Amfo have in common? A podcast, that’s what.

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A woman talking to her colleague in the office
Careers

Struggling with small talk now you’re back in the office? You’re not alone

Here’s how to feel more confident making conversation.

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Underwhelmed and exhausted at work? You could be dealing with boreout

Here are the tell-tale signs to keep an eye out for.

Father Paul and Riley Flynn in Midnight Mass
TV

The trailer for Netflix’s new thriller is just as creepy as we’d hoped

Midnight Mass is coming later this month.

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