Wellbeing

Explore the latest mental health news and understand more about your own physical health with expert-lead commentary on both.

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“I meditated for 365 days straight and found a way to make it feel bearable”

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Niamh Walsh
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    This is how long you need to spend outside to get your daily vitamin D

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    “The real problem with the 21 June weight loss memes”

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    “How I broke up with toxic fitness influencers after receiving incorrect advice”

Latest Stories

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“I tried ‘eye yoga’ to relieve the strain WFH is putting on my eyes – this is what happened”

Can ‘eye yoga’ really protect your eyes from the impact of increased screen use? One writer gave it a go.

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Lauren Geall
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“How I found a morning routine that helped improved my mood”

How we start our day can make all the difference in how we end it.

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Nupur Trivedi
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“I have ‘long-term Covid’, here’s how it’s affecting my fitness”

Not all symptoms are visible, but they are very much real.

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Jasmine Hayer
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These yoga poses are so simple you can do them in front of the TV

There’s no need to choose between stretching and Line of Duty.

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Chloe Gray
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Miranda Larbi
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5 posture mistakes you’re making and how to fix them

And it doesn't include visiting an Osteopath.

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Why ‘active recovery’ is the best way to spend your rest day

Get those recovering muscles moving.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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How to relax if you have struggle switching off

Can’t stop thinking about work, the news or other people? Here’s how to get some well deserved down time.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Should you have the same sleep schedule every day?
Wellbeing

Sorry, but your weekend lie-in could be doing you more harm than good

Why we should be setting our alarms for the same time – even on a Saturday.

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Chloe Gray
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Wellbeing

Everyone’s talking about ‘manifestation’, but what is it and does it work?

'Manifesting' is the new millennial and Gen-Z buzzword popping up online, mostly on Tik Tok and Twitter. But what does it really mean? And does it work?

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Marianne Eloise
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“I tried to become a morning person and it was harder than I thought”

Is being a morning lark all that it's cracked up to be?

Posted by
Alice Barraclough
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Wellbeing

The best exercise for stress – and how to make time for it

Great for post-workout endorphins, and even better for long-term stress management.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Miranda Larbi
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Everything you need to know about keeping your joints strong and healthy

Because it's more important than you may think.

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“Hiking was the fitness wake up call my mind and body needed”

Stylist's fitness editor never considered walking to be serious exercise – until now.

Posted by
Meriam Ahari
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Wellbeing

“Can I really ‘bank’ sleep to get me through stressful times?”

Everything you need to know about getting extra rest before sleepless periods.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Wellbeing

Should you skip your workout if you have a UTI?

Plus, how to treat and prevent them from happening again.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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“How my personal trainer became the unexpected go-to for emotional support”

Three women on why they unload on their PTs as they would a hairdresser.

Posted by
Natalie Gil
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Wellbeing

Can a city walk really be as good for you as a stroll in nature?

How does your body and mind fare when your daily walk is in the concrete jungle?

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Wellbeing

How to move more every day (and no, it doesn’t involve a lunch time walk)

Achieving a higher step count doesn’t have to involve doing laps of your block.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
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Why simply getting more sleep isn’t going to fix your stress problem

Turns out, lockdown isn't an excuse to go to bed at 8pm.

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Is your intense workout plan causing you more harm than good?

Manage your stress by managing your workouts – here's how.

Posted by
Amerley Ollennu
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