Alcohol

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    Food and Drink

    How to make traditional, refreshing sangria from scratch

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    Food and Drink

    No shaker? An expert guide to making impressive cocktails without any equipment

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    Wellbeing

    “I changed the way I drank during lockdown and here’s what I learned”

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Food and Drink

5 takes on the pornstar martini – and how to mix them like a pro

Including an alcohol-free version.

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Alice Porter
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Sleep Diaries: “How can I keep my energy levels up with a new baby?”
Sleep

Ever wondered what alcohol does to your sleep?

In this week's Sleep Diaries, a 29-year-old brand manager wonders what she can do to wake up refreshed.

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Lucy Robinson
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Women in a pub garden drinking beer in the sunshine.
Wellbeing

Should you exercise on a hangover?

Let’s talk about ‘sweating it out’.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
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Kayleigh Dray
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How to chill a bottle of white wine in less than 3 minutes at home

Because who has time to wait for wine this weekend?

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Health

Drinking alcohol affects your anxiety, but why?

Post-drinking regret is very real. Stylist investigates the links between alcohol and anxiety.

Posted by
Amy Sedghi
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Kocktail
Food and Drink

The best DIY cocktail kits for a delicious drink at home

Simply shake 'em up and pour into your favourite glass.

Posted by
Megan Murray
Published
Friends cheersing wine glasses in a pub garden after lockdown.
Life

“Will drinking ruin my fitness progress?”

Something to read before your bank holiday pub plans.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
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Life

Sober curious? Ruby Warrington on how to drink less alcohol in social situations

Feeling nervous about going out and drinking again after lockdown? You need to read these tips.

Posted by
Alice Porter
Published
Orange-flavoured gin
Life

This orange marmalade-inspired gin is the refreshing, zesty summer drink we’ve been waiting for

There’s a new gin on the block.

Posted by
Megan Murray
Published
Wine in a can
Food and Drink

7 of the best canned drinks to pack on your next picnic

These easy-to-carry drinks are perfect for stocking up your picnic basket.

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Megan Murray
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Millie Gooch
Published

How did we let wine become the third wheel in our friendships?

Is wine the glue holding female friendships together or is that a falsehood popular culture is selling us?

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Wellbeing

Sober curious? Here's how to give up alcohol this Dry January

These realistic tips will get you through the month and beyond.

Posted by
Nupur Trivedi
Published
Sleep Diaries: “Studies have shown that alcohol can reduce the restorative effects of sleep.”
Wellbeing

“This is how giving up alcohol in lockdown helped me to rediscover my love of running”

One writer swaps booze for a sense of purpose and control.

Posted by
Nupur Trivedi
Published
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Long Reads

“I gave up alcohol five years ago and here’s what I've learned”

For one, other people don't care as much as you think they do...

Posted by
Ally Sinyard
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Woman drinking wine watching a movie
Long Reads

“This alternative approach to Dry January made me happier and healthier”

After one writer discovered that cutting out alcohol could harm her health, she tried an alternative method...

Posted by
Rosie Mullender
Published
Life

Prosecco fans, your favourite tipple has unexpected health benefits

Bottoms up to the bubbles!

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Christmas cocktails
Food and Drink

15 festive cocktail recipes with 3 ingredients or fewer

Easy to make, even easier to drink.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Chloe Gray
Published

This is why alcohol makes it harder to get a good night’s sleep

Sorry, but nightcaps really don’t work.

Life

5 ways to do Christmas differently this year

Keep the magic of Christmas alive by making new traditions.

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