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Burnout: 6 simple steps that will take you from burnout to thriving

Drained heading into the weekend? These 6 steps promise to take you from burnout to thriving

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    Life

    This Danish technique could be the key to combating stress and burnout

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    Life

    You’re not imagining it: the hot weather really can make your anxiety worse

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    How to make the most of the rest of 2021, according to a life coach

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Plants

“Should I be worried that my plant’s leaves are falling off?”

We asked an expert to explain.

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People

Disability isn’t always what you think it is, here’s how to address ablism IRL

A disability rights campaigner sets out the changes she wants to see.

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Fashion

6 expert tips for buying a bra that actually fits

“A bra that fits well can change your entire perception of your body.”

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Sleep

This drink could be the key to sleeping in hot weather

If you’re just too hot to sleep, then you need to try this.

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Relationship in crisis? Watch out for these 4 red flags, says TikTok user

A viral TikTok video has revealed the “four horsemen of the apocalypse” that all couples should watch out for.

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Careers

Is there really any benefit to a work persona? A psychologist reveals all

Taking on a professional persona at work may seem like a smart call, but experts say things are changing – and fast.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Rutger Bregman shares 9 tips to have a more optimistic outlook on life

The world isn't as bad as you might think.

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Alice Porter
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Life

There are 6 core personality types – but which do you fit into?

From self-assured Alphas to mysterious Sigmas, here’s what psychologists have to say on the matter.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Family & Friends

How to know when it’s time to break up with a friend

Managing our friendships is an important form of self-care

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Alex Sims
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Careers

How to deal with micromanagement at work, without losing your cool

Struggling to deal with an apparently overbearing and inflexible manager? Read this.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Mental Health

Why you can’t stop doubting yourself in social situations

You’re not the only one playing day-old conversations back in your head.

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Lauren Geall
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How to write your will, if you don’t know where to start

Writing your will may seem like a mammoth task – The Curiosity Academy has got you covered for easy, expert advice.

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Celebrity

Why people are loving Fearne Cotton’s raw response to a bad night’s sleep

“Anxiety crept up on me as my head hit the pillow and I just couldn’t get into a deep sleep.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Plants

How to tell when your plants need repotting (and what to do about it)

Give your plants a new lease of life with this straightforward guide.

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Lauren Geall
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Mental Health

Women are sharing the advice they’d give their younger selves

“Be kind with your emotions.”

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Lauren Geall
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Books

9 brilliant books about mental health and wellbeing (that are actually helpful)

These titles cover everything from anxiety and depression to seeking therapy and setting boundaries.

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Lauren Geall
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Mental Health

Feeling anxious about lockdown easing? Try adopting a curious mindset

Help yourself to cope with change with this simple approach.

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Lauren Geall
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Mental Health

How to find contentment, according to the happiest country in the world

It’s time to embrace the Finnish concept of sisu.

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Kayleigh Dray
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The 9 things you should never do when you can’t sleep

Everyone makes these same mistakes when they can’t sleep, according to sleep expert Stephanie Romiszewski.

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Podcasts

Matt Haig explains why changing yourself to “win over” your critics is never worthwhile

The author and mental health advocate shared some powerful advice for dealing with criticism on the latest episode of the How To Fail podcast.

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