Burnout

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A third of people feel relieved when a friend cancels on them, according to a new YouGov survey.
Life

Do you feel relieved when a friend cancels plans? You’re not alone

New research has shown how many of us feel secretly pleased when a friend bails on us.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Only 3% of our time is spent doing things we actually enjoy

Here’s why that is a problem.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Cancel anxiety: why you shouldn’t feel guilty for flaking on friends

It’s ok to not attend every single Christmas dinner.

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Megan Murray
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Burnout: this is how prolonged, chronic stress can affect your body.
Life

This is how burnout really affects your body

From delayed periods to headaches and dizziness, this is what to look out for.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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What is stress, and how does it affect your body?

For National Stress Awareness Day, we put your most frequently asked questions about stress to a number of experts. Here’s what they had to say.

Brexit Burnout
Life

Struggling to deal with Brexit burnout? Read this

Has the recent political coverage left you feeling anxious and disengaged? You could be dealing with Brexit burnout.

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Lauren Geall
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Intuitive dating: the answer to dating burnout?
Life

What is intuitive dating, and why are so many people talking about it?

The new approach will help to take the stress out of your search for love.

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Lauren Geall
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Narcissists are happier
Life

The surprise benefits of narcissism – and what we can learn from them

New research has given us some thought-provoking results.

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Hollie Richardson
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ghosting friends
Long Reads

Ghosting friends: have you been the victim of unintentional ghosting?

Most of us think ghosting only happens in romantic relationships, but half of us have been ghosted by a friend. Why?

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Anya Meyerowitz
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Check emails outside of work
Life

Banning emails outside of work hours might actually trigger burnout

Could it do more harm than good for some people?

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Hollie Richardson
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News diet
Life

Do you need to go on a news diet? Here’s how to tell, according to experts

Intuitive eating has gained popularity in the last couple of years, and it’s worth applying a similar form of mindfulness in the way we get our news.

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Cate Sevilla
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Hollie Richardson
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Naomie Harris reveals she nearly quit acting because of career burnout

The actor has given a rare interview, and many people will relate to her experiences.

Book burnout
Books

Could you be suffering from ‘book burnout’?

Our reading habits could be making us feel guilty, embarrassed and tired, say experts.

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Hollie Richardson
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millennial burnout symptoms cure
Long Reads

Could the ancient Bhutanese art of ‘death recollection’ be the burnout cure we all need?

Suffering from the symptoms of burnout? The art of death recollection could have surprising benefits…

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Sophie Cockett
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Social calendar
Long Reads

“This rule helped me gain control over my impossibly busy social calendar”

Social burnout is often accepted as an inevitable consequence of party season – but it doesn't need to be that way.

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Poorna Bell
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Woman asleep at her desk with laptop and notebook in front of her
Life

This author’s viral tweet about the “fun” of being an adult is so painfully relatable

Because adulting is hard sometimes.

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Lauren Geall
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Woman suffering from burnout, with too much pressure on her.
Careers

These 3 women came face to face with career burnout. Here’s how they overcame it

“I ended up with a medical device that helps my brain function.”

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Susan Devaney
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Woman being curious and doing a sculpture
Life

How nurturing this skill could be the secret to avoiding burnout

Learning isn’t just for children.

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Lauren Geall
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Megan Murray
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Renée Zellweger felt like she was “about to die” from burnout before taking a Hollywood break

The beautiful advice Salma Hayek gave her in a chance meeting helped save her from depression.

Life

Feeling exhausted and overwhelmed? You could be suffering from mid-year burnout

This season leaves many of us feeling exhausted and over-stretched.

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Pip Cook
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