Wellbeing

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

  • A woman holding up a slice of pizza
    Wellbeing

    “Telling me to ‘burn off the weekend binge’ isn’t just wrong – it’s dangerous”

  • Do you really need to run with water?
    Wellbeing

    No, you really don’t need to take water with you on a 5k run

  • Walking for rest day recovery
    Wellbeing

    Why gentle walking is the best rest day activity to do

Latest Stories

8 gut healing hacks from TikTok tried and tested.
Wellbeing

“I tried 8 ‘gut healing’ hacks from TikTok – these are the ones that work”

Shot of olive oil on an empty stomach, anyone?

Posted by
Lisa Bowman
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Why am I so thirsty at night?
Wellbeing

6 reasons you wake up needing a drink in the night

Everything you need to know about nocturnal thirst.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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A woman walking through the woods
Wellbeing

8 simple ways to make walking even better for your health

Get more from your daily steps.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Flatlay of moon cup and tampons
Wellbeing

Do your periods get heavier as you get older?

Why your periods in your 40s might be different from periods in your 20s.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Ella Braidwood
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“Why I came out to my football team rather than my friends and family”

Writer Ella Braidwood explains why women’s football is a safe space for LGBTQ+ people.

Not moving similar effect to insomnia
Wellbeing

Can’t stop yawning? You may not be moving enough

Just a couple of sofa days can wreak havoc on your energy levels.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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How to sleep with a cough, cold or hayfever
Wellbeing

Hay fever stopping you from sleeping? These expert hacks can help

Rest is vital for recovery, so how can we stop symptoms sabotaging sleep?

Posted by
Lisa Bowman
Published
"I tried walking meetings and I've never been so productive"
Wellbeing

“I turned all my phone calls into walking meetings and I’ve never been so productive”

This one’s for anyone who struggles to concentrate in back-to-back meetings.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Running as stress relief
Wellbeing

“Help – I’m addicted to running for stress relief”

Running is a great coping mechanism... until it isn’t.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
How little sleep can we actually get by on?
Wellbeing

Can you get away with having just 5 hours’ sleep?

We ask the experts if we’re more resilient to sleep deprivation than we think.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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The one thing we're getting wrong about bloating and inflammation
Wellbeing

Bloating got you down? Don’t expect quitting gluten to help

Read this if you’re struggling with poor gut health.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Why flushing red during exercise is a good thing, according to experts

That crimson flush actually has health benefits.

Different supplements laid out on a table
Wellbeing

These are the mental health and immunity supplements that shouldn’t be mixed

A nutritionist explains how herbal remedies can interact.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
How joining a walking group can benefit your mental health
Wellbeing

“It’s almost better than therapy”: why women are turning to walking clubs

Walk Talk Walk is a group dedicated to helping people open up.

Posted by
Danielle DeWolfe
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Join us for the 2022 Strong Women Treks
Wellbeing

Boost your mental wellbeing and make new friends at the 2022 Strong Women Trek

13 miles. Two treks. One great cause.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Cold shower therapy can boost energy and mood
Wellbeing

“I took cold showers for 2 weeks – here’s how it boosted my energy”

Does cold water therapy live up to the hype?

Posted by
Charlotte Robinson
Published
Woman eating apple on a plane
Wellbeing

Do you suffer from plane bloat? You might have “mile high IBS”

Don’t let plane bloat ruin your holiday joy.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Pile of toilet paper
Wellbeing

“Why do I need to pee all the time?”

Frequent urination could be a sign of hormone problems.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published

Why you should drink water before bed for improved sleep

Another bonus to staying hydrated.

Woman working in activewear
Wellbeing

“How long can I stay in activewear after my workout?”

Have you ever skipped a shower in favour of brunch?

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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