Long Reads

All of the long form articles from Stylist to bookmark and read on your commute

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    5 easy ways to protect your neck and back while working from home

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    How workplaces can be better environments for black employees

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    How will lockdown change in England from today? We unpick the new rules

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How childhood dinners became our favourite lockdown trend

Are you craving potato waffles, fish fingers and baked beans? You’re not alone.

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Lauren Bravo
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Essential advice for anyone worried about being isolated while in a toxic relationship

We’ve spoken to experts and charities about the best way to seek advice and support.

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Erin Cardiff
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“Going to a restaurant felt like sheer luxury”: one woman on easing out of lockdown in Greece

Bars and restaurants are now open in Greece, as the country eases out of lockdown. Here, one woman shares her story.

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Anastasia Miari
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The future of work, as predicted by experts

From working from home to meetings on Zoom, what does the future of work look like?

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Natasha Preskey
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“Am I the only person who hasn’t cried since the pandemic started?”

It doesn’t mean that one person is more emotional than another just because they have water coming out of their eyes.

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Feeling anxious about the next lockdown announcement? Read this

The government is expected to announce phase two of our lockdown exit strategy in the coming days.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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“My housemate isn’t social distancing properly. How do I talk to them about it?”

What’s the best way to handle tension when you and housemates disagree on the social distancing rules?

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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A day in the life: a woman running an NHS coronavirus testing site

This Mental Health Awareness Week, Stylist is sharing mental health diaries from key workers.

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Stylist Team
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“Last year I froze my eggs, but now my life is frozen, too”

One woman who froze her eggs before losing her job due to the pandemic discusses how she's having to adapt her plans.

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Georgina Hinds
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A day in the life: a Marie Stopes nurse working through the pandemic

This Mental Health Awareness Week, Stylist is sharing mental health diaries from key workers.

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Stylist Team
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Catching feelings? Here’s how to protect yourself from others’ negative emotions

You have every right to look after yourself during this worrying time.

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Ruby Deevoy
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7 easy ways to be a kinder person during lockdown

Now more than ever, we need kindness in the world.

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A day in the life: a school teacher working from home during coronavirus

This Mental Health Awareness Week, Stylist is sharing mental health diaries from key workers on the frontline of the fight against coronavirus.

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Stylist Team
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Are you taking on too much emotional labour at work?

“Go easy on yourself and remember that this is a challenging situation.”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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A day in the life: a therapist working through the pandemic

This Mental Health Awareness Week, Stylist is sharing mental health diaries from key workers on the frontline of the fight against coronavirus.

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Stylist Team
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Women share powerful essays on managing their mental health

Remember: you are not alone.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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The mental health diary of a supermarket worker during the pandemic

This Mental Health Awareness Week, Stylist is sharing mental health diaries from key workers on the frontline of the fight against coronavirus.

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Stylist Team
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“I don’t believe in soulmates – there’s more than one person for everyone”

Catherine Bohart explains why she doesn't believe in the concept of "the one".

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Catherine Bohart
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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All your post-lockdown rent and mortgage questions, answered

England's housing market has reopened, but if you're struggling to pay your rent or mortgage, there is help available.

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Why skipping your workout really is OK, according to an expert

Remember: taking rest days is just as important for our health as working out.

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Danni Tabor
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