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Why this drink before bed is the key to sleeping in a heatwave

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    Give your houseplants a new lease of life over the weekend with this foolproof guide to repotting

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    Life

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

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    Women share powerful essays on managing their mental health

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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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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.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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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.

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Danni Tabor
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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.

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Amy Swales
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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?

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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.

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Lauren Geall
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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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“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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Life

Everything you need to know about seeking mental health support during the coronavirus pandemic

From seeing your GP to accessing online therapy.

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Lauren Geall
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“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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“How Marie Kondo’s magical new book made me happier at work”

It's all about sparking some "joy plus" in your career.

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Sarah Shaffi
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How to grow fruit and veg indoors, for those of us who don’t have gardens

If you think your allotment dreams are over because you don’t have any outdoor space, think again.

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“I lost my job overnight, and I didn’t react the way I thought I would”

There’s no denying that the coronavirus pandemic has turned many of our lives upside down.

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Jessica Carter
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Life

Deliciously Ella shares her wellness tips to get you in the zone when working from home

She built a global brand from her laptop, so she knows a thing or two.

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Megan Murray
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How to help anxiety: use a 'safety signal'.
Life

Feeling anxious? This scientifically-proven approach could help to calm you down

New research has revealed the benefits of “safety signals” for people with anxiety – here’s everything you need to know.

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Lauren Geall
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Coronavirus memes and tweets you should be sharing to combat fake news

Because memes really can prevent the spread of misinformation.

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Kayleigh Dray
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27 comforting books to stop you feeling lonely

“This book is the equivalent of a cosy light in the window welcoming me in.”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Meghan Markle and Stacey Dooley stand accused of the same ridiculous crime

The year is 2020, but the world still has an issue with women who “wear the trousers” in their relationships

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Kayleigh Dray
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Can the ‘inbox zero’ approach really prevent email overwhelm?

If you’re struggling to keep up with all of your work emails, look this way…

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Why turning 30 should no longer be our benchmark for success

So what if you haven’t got everything sorted by 30? Life is a journey, and it’s time we learned to enjoy the ride.

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Elizabeth Sulis Kim
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