Long Reads

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

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    How worried should we be about abuse pushing women out of politics?

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    “Why you shouldn’t be scared to take up running”

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    Equal Pay Day 2019: As of today, we’re all effectively working for free

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Kindness
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6 easy ways to be a kinder person in 2019

New research has shown that being kind could even help us live longer.

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Susan Devaney
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Why cold water swimming is the ultimate way to practise mindfulness

“You’re there. Alive. Uncomfortable. Aware of everything around you as well as what’s going on in your body.”

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Anna Deacon and Vicky Allan
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how to get to sleep
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6 essential bedroom hacks to help you get a better night’s sleep tonight

From switching lightbulbs to getting organised, these sleeping tips from nutritionist Rob Hobson will create the perfect environment for nodding off.

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Rob Hobson
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stages of grief
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The sixth stage of grief has been revealed, and it will help you find meaning after loss

The death of a loved one is, sadly, a pain we'll all experience. Here, leading grief expert David Kessler says finding meaning can help us cope with our loss.

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Natalie Cornish
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Kare Adenegan: “Find your own path in the gym and don’t follow others”

The Team GB paralympian shares her inspiring advice for making the most out of your workout.

split the bill at dinner
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How to make splitting the bill in restaurants less awkward

Do you split the bill equally between you? Or should you only pay for what you ordered...?

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Alex Holder
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How to cope with your first Christmas after losing a parent

A writer who lost her mum shares her advice.

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Lucy Miller
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“I’m starting IVF but I’m not sure if I really want children”

“Why should I give up a career or downgrade for a part-time job because we, as a couple, decide to have a child?”

Posted by
Lyndsey Hunt-Slade
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slow sex
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How embracing the ‘mindful sex’ trend could boost your wellbeing

What is slow sex, and why is it so powerful for women?

Posted by
Mary-Jane Wiltsher
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“What getting divorced before I turned 30 taught me about relationships”

42% of marriages will end in divorce. Here, one woman shares her story.

Posted by
Natasha Bell
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saturn return
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This is how Saturn return could affect your relationships, friendships and careers

Your late 20s can be hugely transformative years – and there’s a growing number of women who put it down to Saturn return.

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Abigail Malbon
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Jess Denham
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8 of the most comforting podcasts to listen to if you feel lonely

Loneliness affects us all. Whether you need some company in the middle of the night or to know you're not alone in grief, find a comforting podcast here.

Hollie Arnold
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“I used to hide my disability. Now it's helping me to win gold medals”

Paralympian Hollie Arnold took home a gold medal in the javelin for Team GB in Rio. Here, she talks self-love, social media and ending toxic friendships.

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Natalie Cornish
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pestminster scandal
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14 male MPs were accused of abusing their power two years ago today. Here's how many lost their jobs

Mandu Reid, leader of the Women’s Equality Party, gets real about the implications of the Pestminster scandal and other alleged abuses of power in Westminster.

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Mandu Reid
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The untold story of the breast cancer survivor who helped to bring down Harvey Weinstein

Laura Madden was recovering from breast cancer when she received a call from journalist Jodi Kantor. What she did next was integral to Weinstein's downfall.

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Natalie Cornish
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body dysmorphia
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Living with body dysmorphia: “I don't see myself the way others do”

Like Billie Eilish, writer Millie Milliken has been diagnosed with Body Dysmorphic Disorder. She shares her story with Stylist.

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Millie Milliken
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“I found out I was infertile at 26. This is my story”

“At the time I just put it all down to stress and being a twenty-something trying to figure out life,” Stephanie Trussler recalls of her early symptoms.

Posted by
Susie Bearne
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plastic free
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“I went plastic-free for a month and saved £200”

One writer reveals how going plastic-free can be kind to your purse – as well as the planet.

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Sophie Hines
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Natalie Cornish
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Easy vegan dinner recipes to cook tonight

Comforting plant-based dishes to warm you up on meat-free Mondays, or any day of the week.

group chat friendship
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How group chat is changing the dynamic of our friendships

We're more connected than ever, but are the constant notifications just another source of stress that's causing us to check out?

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Katie Bishop
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