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How to get through January if you find it the most depressing month of the year

“January has a bad reputation but I like to use it as a time of reflection and really make this month work for me.”

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Megan Murray
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Fearne Cotton explains how depression has really affected her career choices

“I literally couldn't put myself out there in the way that I used to..."

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Hollie Richardson
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5 desk accessories to make looking after your mental health at work easier

Stay well while working from home.

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Lauren Geall
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“Why do I need to be in control all the time?”

And how to cope when everything is so uncertain.

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Chloe Gray
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Serena Smith
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We asked 10 optimists what their secret to staying positive was and this is what they said

If 2020 taught us anything, it was the value of seeing silver linings even in the bleakest of times. Here are the secrets of the glass-half-full gang.

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Feeling drained by the short daylight hours? How to cope with darkness in lockdown

Hello, darkness my old friend.

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Megan Murray
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The January blues will hit harder this year – here are 5 things that will really help

The January blues are bad enough but this year they feel even tougher with Covid-19 to contend with. Here are 5 easy things that will really help.

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Ella Glover
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How to stay calm and positive in the face of relentless dread
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The secret to staying calm and positive in the face of relentless dread

Feeling permanently stressed, anxious or fearful? You’re not alone – here’s 6 ways to deal with it.

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Kayleigh Dray
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How to make your first week back at work less stressful

Back-to-work anxiety isn’t fun – here’s how to handle it.

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Lauren Geall
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Understanding the 3 main reactions to the rise in Covid-19 cases

It’s important to figure out how this is impacting you as a human being, says psychotherapist Ruairi Stewart.

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Kayleigh Dray
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In 2021, make mental health breaks part of your working routine

Top tips from Stylist’s Work It Out campaign that will help you look after your mental health while working from home.

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Lauren Geall
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Katy Harrington
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“I started ‘fake commuting’ to work every day – and I think everyone should try it”

In 2020, one Londoner started ‘fake commuting’ to work every day, even though she is working from home, and it's had a surprising effect on her mood

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Make your mental health a priority in 2021 with this simple approach

Developing your psychological resilience could help you ‘bounce back’ from life’s challenges.

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Lauren Geall
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Matt Haig’s take on the “new year, new me” debate is seriously refreshing

The author and mental health campaigner shares some wise words on Instagram.

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Lauren Geall
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Selma Blair is here for us all with her honest words about crying at Christmas

It’s normal to feel shaky over the festive season – especially this year.

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Anna Brech
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Growth after trauma: why 2020 has created a bold new you

In a state of freefall, we develop crucial skills.

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Anna Brech
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Some practical advice on how to better cope with uncertainty

To cope with Covid-19 uncertainty, we need to start looking towards the future.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Feeling frazzled this Christmas? Give one of these easy self-care ideas a go

Take care of your wellbeing this Christmas with these easy ideas.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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Things to do if you’re feeling lonely this Christmas

From online board games to virtual conversations.

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How to make your mental health a top priority this Christmas

Take care of your mind this festive season with these helpful tips.

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Lauren Geall
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