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    Relationships

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

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    Careers

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

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    Life

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

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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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Books

6 steps that will take you from burnout to thriving

This "burnout bible" will teach you all you need to know.

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Amy Beecham
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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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Kayleigh Dray
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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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Sleep

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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Kayleigh Dray
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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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Lauren Geall
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Mental Health

Can’t stop worrying about things that are out of your control? Read this

Here’s how to cope when everything feels so uncertain.

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Lauren Geall
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Mental Health

Talking is a great first step when struggling with your mental health – but what comes next?

We asked the experts.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

The difference between seasonal affective disorder and depression, explained

It’s not just to do with the time of year.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

People are sharing the best mental health advice they’ve received, and it’s seriously powerful

“Just because you can do it all, doesn’t mean you should.”

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Lauren Geall
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Bronnie Ware
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The 5 most common regrets of the dying – and what we can learn from them

Learn to live in the moment and care less about what other people think.

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Long Reads

Find running intimidating? Read this

The myths about jogging, debunked.

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Bella Mackie
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