Anxiety

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Not ready for indoor dining? Here are 9 things you can do today instead

Posted by
Lauren Geall
  • Woman stressed with social anxiety
    Mental Health

    5 ways to cope if seeing friends IRL again is stressing you out

  • Stylist's Sleep Diaries: why do I keep waking up at 2am?
    Sleep

    How to break the awful (and neverending) cycle of sleep anxiety

  • Woman relaxing on a sofa
    Wellbeing

    6 ways to relax if you have trouble switching off

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A stressed out woman
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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Strength training can improve mental health and mood
Strong Women

All the ways strength training can support your mental wellbeing

Strength training doesn’t just make us physically stronger, it can also make us more mentally resilient.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Kayleigh Dray in the cinema alone
Life

Scared of going to the cinema alone? Don’t be: it’s a brilliant form of self-care

Show this to anyone who dares to call you a weirdo for booking that cinema trip for one.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Billie Piper
Celebrity

Billie Piper says she felt “unbelievably unsafe” as a teenage pop star

“It felt desperate and lonely.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lauren Geall
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Feeling stressed and on edge? Here’s how getting to know your vagus nerve could help

We asked an expert to explain.

Worried woman
Life

“I couldn’t wait for lockdown to end – so why do I miss it already?”

One writer is surprised at how anxious lockdown-easing has made her feel.

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Hollie Richardson
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Sleep Diaries: what impact does our diet and lifestyle really have on our sleep?
Sleep

“I do shift work, but still sleep like a baby. Here’s my secret”

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 31-year-old pharmacy medicine management technician reveals how she’s perfected her sleep routine (despite working shifts).

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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A woman in bed with her hands over her eyes having a vivid dream
Mental Health

What’s with all the wild dreams on antidepressants?

For many, one of the strangest side effects of taking antidepressants is dealing with an influx of wild, vivid dreams. But what causes them?

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Lauren Geall
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Woman sitting on a pill
Health

Why we need to talk about women and antidepressants now more than ever

More women in the UK have been prescribed antidepressants since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic than ever before, but what are the consequences?

Posted by
Katy Harrington
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Sleep Diaries: what impact does our diet and lifestyle really have on our sleep?
Sleep

Do you get over 8 hours’ sleep every night, but still feel tired? Here’s why

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 38-year-old communications professional wonders why she keeps waking up feeling so tired.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Paper cut outs showing two women talking
Life

Does anyone else have social fatigue?

The best laid plans...will exhaust you.

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Amy Beecham
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Kayleigh Dray
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How time management skills can lead to a better night’s sleep

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 53-year-old project coordinator wonders why she always feels as if she hasn’t had enough sleep.

A woman lying awake in bed
Sleep

Do you dread bedtime for fear you won’t be able to sleep? You could be dealing with ‘sleep anxiety’

Here’s how to handle it.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Imposter syndrome in the gym
Wellbeing

Feel like you don’t ‘belong’ in the gym? Here’s how to deal with gymtimidation

Even experienced gym-goers can get imposter syndrome.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Two people social distancing
Life

Anxious about being around people again as lockdown eases? Here’s how to handle it

It’s OK to take things at your own pace.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Fearne Cotton headshot against a blue background
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.”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
A woman with boxing gloves on enjoying her workout in the gym
Workouts

“How I learned to exercise in ‘moderation’ and stop obsessing over my workouts”

Because ‘go hard or go home’ isn‘t always best...

Posted by
Ally Sinyard
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Sleep Diaries: “How can I keep my energy levels up with a new baby?”
Sleep

Are melatonin tablets really the answer to a better night’s sleep?

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 66-year-old complementary therapist wonders if melatonin tablets could be the answer to her sleep problems.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Lauren Geall
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Feeling anxious about the week ahead? Here’s why having a tidy could help

Decluttering can have surprising benefits for your mental health.

Women sitting against a sofa on a laptop
Money

Guilty of ignoring your bank balance? Here’s how to be more mindful with money

From saving tips to toxic spending habits

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Stylist Team
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