Mental Health

Latest news and articles about mental health. Advice from experts on how to improve your emotional wellbeing, reduce stress and avoid burnout.

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    Do you wake up feeling exhausted, even after a good night’s sleep? This could explain why

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    This is what your profile picture really says about your personality

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A woman turned off every notification on her phone for 6 months and tweeted about the results

Could push notifications be at the root of your FOMO?

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Alice Porter
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Why “we need to talk” triggers so much anxiety (and what to say instead)

It‘s a text no one wants to receive.

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Alice Porter
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9 women on what ‘good mental health’ means to them

From self-awareness to accepting negative emotions.

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Lauren Geall
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Is TikTok’s ‘vagus nerve icing’ trend an effective way to ease anxiety?

It promises benefits within 15 minutes – but is it too good to be true?

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Lauren Geall
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Amy Beecham
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How to develop a ‘quiet mind’ for better mental health this autumn

Tune out the noise of the world and in to yourself.

Mental health: this candid Instagram post explains why a depression diagnosis should be seen as a positive, not a negative
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“Why my depression diagnosis was actually a positive thing”

This Instagram post might just change how we talk about mental health diagnosis.

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Amy Beecham
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This is why your anxiety spikes when you’re fighting a cold

Turns out there’s a very specific reason why.

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Lauren Geall
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Thinking of investing in a SAD lamp? Here’s everything you need to know

From how they work to what you need to look for.

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Lauren Geall
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Mental health: how to get comfortable spending time alone, according to women who enjoy their own company
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How to start enjoying time alone, by women who love their own company

Alone time is an art form, not something to be avoided at all costs.

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Amy Beecham
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This viral tweet nails what so many of us get wrong about rest

“Rest is not a reward.”

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Lauren Geall
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Night owls and early birds share how they adapt their routines in winter

From post-work naps to early morning walks.

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Lauren Geall
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Leah Sinclair
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Too tired to concentrate? This Twitter thread proves you’re not alone

Even the simplest tasks can be the biggest struggles.

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Racing thoughts and paranoia: what it’s like to experience psychosis for the first time

With new figures suggesting that the number of people experiencing psychosis has surged during the pandemic, Stylist speaks to one woman about her experience.

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Lauren Geall
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5 simple ways to protect your wellbeing as the days grow shorter

Worried about what the clocks going back could mean for your wellbeing? Read this.

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Lauren Geall
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How to use an ‘emotion wheel’ to boost your mental health this autumn

It’s designed to help you understand your moods better.

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Lauren Geall
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Feeling anxious about work tomorrow? Here’s why having a tidy could help

Decluttering can have surprising benefits for your mental health.

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Lauren Geall
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Here’s how to stop worrying about things that are out of your control

Struggling to cope with the uncertainty of the pandemic? Read this.

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Lauren Geall
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5 of the best pieces of advice on building mental resilience to help combat your autumn mood slump
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Feeling the autumn mood slump? Try these 5 tips to build mental resilience

From the author of Life Is Tough, But So Are You.

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Amy Beecham
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Amy Beecham
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This thread on “under working” calls out the one thing we get wrong about burnout

Consider it required reading.

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This clever Instagram post nails the reality of what “mental health” actually means

It is far more complex and interconnected than people often think, says mental health advocate Jo Love.

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Kayleigh Dray
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