Long Reads

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

  • turning 30
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    “Welcome to your 30s, aka your second adolescence”

  • antidepressant withdrawal symptoms anxiety depression
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    “How I came off antidepressants”: 5 women share their stories

  • global climate strike
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    Global climate strike: Everything you need to know about today’s protest

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“Climate change deniers, pay attention: this is the evidence you’ve been looking for”

Returning to her former home in the Arctic after 20 years away, one woman was stunned to discover how climate change had altered the landscape.

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Bathsheba Demut
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“This rule helped me gain control over my impossibly busy social calendar”

Social burnout is often accepted as an inevitable consequence of party season – but it doesn't need to be that way.

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Poorna Bell
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Why you should think about your death five times a day

Suffering from burnout? The ancient Bhutanese art of death recollection could have surprising benefits…

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Sophie Cockett
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We asked 50 women about smear tests. The answers were unexpected

“Who knew your cervix could move around so much and then hide at the worst possible moment?”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Richard Ginger
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Meet the millennial women dusting down the antiques profession

The world of antiques has long been a male-dominated industry – until now.

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Eco-anxiety: how to cope with feelings of anxiety, fear and panic around global warming

An expert offers her advice.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Everything you need to address mental health in the workplace

From powerful essays by women who have done it, to tangible tips of soothing stress and anxiety at your desk

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Megan Murray
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“Why I’m sick of always having to justify my age at work”

From being passed over for promotions, to talked over in work meetings, looking younger than you are can be seriously frustrating...

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Becci Vallis
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Grief and loss: “This is what grief taught me about my inner strength”

“In the darkest moments, where you’ve gone through the worst kind of grief, you get the most information about yourself.”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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“Do we really need to get married to have a committed relationship?”

Fewer women than ever are getting married. I'm not surprised, says writer Caroline Corcoran.

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Caroline Corcoran
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A misunderstood icon, Judy Garland’s story is at long last being rewritten

Forty-five years in show business, five marriages - one unforgettable voice.

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Christobel Hastings
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Stylist Team
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“What happened when I spent a night in the world’s only cocaine bar”

A top secret location and terrifying security guards: step inside Route 36, the world’s first and only cocaine bar.

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“How to stop feelings of insecurity at the gym”

One in four women are too intimidated to go to the gym. England netballer Ama Agbeze has some words of advice.

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Ama Agbeze
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how to make money online
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“I make £10,000 a month running online courses – here’s how you can do the same”

Annie Ridout’s courses are so successful that her husband has quit his job to support her business.

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Annie Ridout
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suicide prevention
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“What volunteering for a suicide helpline taught me about loneliness”

“The majority of callers were lonely, and simply craved hearing another human voice that wasn’t from their TV.”

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Natalie Cornish
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The Maytree: “What happened when I checked myself into the UK’s only suicide sanctuary”

The Maytree is a respite centre that offers help and support for those in suicidal crisis. One woman checks in for five days.

Posted by
Rachel Barber
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Is teleophobia affecting your social life?

Does the thought of committing to plans fill you with dread? We speak to an anxiety expert to find out why.

Posted by
Lizi Petty
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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How to talk to your manager about your mental health in the workplace

80% of UK adults feel uncomfortable talking to our managers about our mental health. Let's make this difficult conversation easier.

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“I’m a savvy, cynical millennial – but telephone scammers still robbed me of every penny”

This is how you can avoid the same thing happening to you.

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Lauren Bravo
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