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Naga Munchetty describes the agony of getting an IUD fitted, amid calls for better pain relief

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    How to deal with WFH FOMO if you’re not returning to the office

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    “I felt numb”: women on antidepressants open up about sex

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    Pregnancy aches and pains keeping you up all night? Try this

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Mental Health

9 relaxing ‘self-care Sunday’ ideas to help you recharge ahead of a new week

Take some time to yourself this weekend.

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Lauren Geall
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Sleep

Make getting up early much easier with this guide to becoming a morning person

These tips will make life so much better for night owls.

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Charley Ross
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A viral Twitter thread sparked questions about the vaccine and periods – so we got the answers

We asked an expert about the connection between irregular periods and the coronavirus vaccine

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Amy Sedghi
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Mental Health

How to stay connected with your colleagues while working from home

Feeling out of the loop? Here’s how to reconnect.

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Lauren Geall
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Anxious about seeing colleagues again when you return to the office? Here’s how to handle it

We asked an expert to share her top tips.

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Health

Hay fever giving you red, itchy eyes? Here’s how to handle it

Hay fever season is well and truly upon us...

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Lauren Geall
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Sleep

This drink could be the key to sleeping in hot weather

If you’re just too hot to sleep, then you need to try this.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Women

The rise of anti-feminist therapy: what you need to know

"A vicious culture war is playing out across social media, surrounding the roles that society ascribes to women."

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Sally Howard
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Sleep

Sharing a bed with someone who snores? This trick will help you get to sleep

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 36-year-old PR wonders how she will ever get to sleep with her partner snoring away next to her.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Mental Health

Does summer make you feel a bit... miserable? This could be why

Summer SAD is real.

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Lauren Geall
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Health

What to expect after receiving your Covid-19 vaccine

We asked expert Dr Nikki Kanani for a rundown on everything you need to know after getting your vaccine.

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Eve Livingston
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Lauren Geall
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13 easy ways to switch off from work at the end of the day

Reclaim your evening with these simple tips.

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Health

Expert-approved ways to get rid of nasty tension headaches

Don’t let a headache catch you off guard again.

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Alice Porter
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Sleep Diaries: what impact does our diet and lifestyle really have on our sleep?
Sleep

Think exercising before bed will improve your sleep? Think again

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 51-year-old teacher wonders if exercising before bed is having a negative impact on her sleep.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Sleep

Battling with insomnia? Sleep experts are recommending a therapy-based treatment

They say it can be more successful than sleeping pills.

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Hollie Richardson
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Sleep

8 ways to get a good night’s sleep, according to science

This will help you drift off.

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Alex Sims
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Health

Drinking alcohol affects your anxiety, but why?

Post-drinking regret is very real. Stylist investigates the links between alcohol and anxiety.

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Amy Sedghi
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Sleep Diaries: what impact does our diet and lifestyle really have on our sleep?
Sleep

Could an ‘electronic sundown’ improve your sleep each night?

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 25-year-old police public protection bureau officer wonders why she’s so tired all the time.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lauren Geall
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Can’t sleep because of anxiety? Try these 5 techniques to help you switch off

Because scrolling on Twitter won’t help.

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Mental Health

5 ways to cope if you’re anxious about seeing friends over the bank holiday

We asked an expert how to make this period of transition easier.

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Lauren Geall
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