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Books

17 books to read if you’re feeling lost right now

From Glennon Doyle’s Untamed to Elizabeth Jane Howard’s Slipstream.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

How (and when) to repot a houseplant, in 6 easy steps

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

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Lauren Geall
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Life

This drink could be the key to sleeping in hot weather

Too hot to sleep? Try this.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Beauty

The most in-depth guide to achieving your best hair ever

Practical steps to get happy, healthy hair according to the experts.

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Stylist Beauty Team
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Kayleigh Dray
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How to get comfortable with the ‘awkward silence’

Lockdown’s Zoom chats and Skype calls have changed the way we talk to one another, and not necessarily in a good way.

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Long Reads

“I stood up to my office bullies and it changed my life for the better”

15% of employees have been on the receiving end of bullying and harassment in the last three years.

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Emmie Harrison-West
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Life

How to recognise (and deal with) a competitive friendship

Trapped in an unspoken competition with your friends? Read this...

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Careers

“A letter to myself on the day I was made redundant”

“Wipe the tears away, rip up the travel card and be confident that all the best is yet to come. ”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Long Reads

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

11 million Brits are in pain from using their home office equipment. Here's how to instantly upgrade the safety of your home office.

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Lillian Antonio
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Long Reads

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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Life

Why it’s OK to tell your friends you need space – even during lockdown

Because we all need a break sometimes.

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Lauren Geall
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Women share powerful essays on managing their mental health

Remember: you are not alone.

Long Reads

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.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Long Reads

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.

Posted by
Danni Tabor
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Long Reads

7 practical ways to support a loved one who is grieving

From helping with paperwork to preparing food, these simple gestures will show how much you care.

Posted by
Amy Swales
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Long Reads

This graph will help you understand your ever-changing lockdown mood

What are the 7 stages of change, and how can they help us adapt to the new normal?

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

Panicking about the future? Here’s how to stop your anxiety about coronavirus getting out of control

Stop that anxiety spiral before it starts with this expert advice.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Long Reads

“I had Iftar over Zoom with my family and still felt the warmth of camaraderie”

One writer shares her experiences of observing Ramadan during lockdown.

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Zeynab Mohamed
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Lauren Geall
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Everything you need to know about seeking mental health support during the coronavirus pandemic

From seeing your GP to accessing online therapy.

Long Reads

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

Want to start running, but feel intimidated, scared and foolish? Let this be your guide.

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Bella Mackie
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