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Call The Midwife’s Christmas special will be bringing back past characters in a “moving way”

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TV

All the brand new TV shows to watch in the New Year, from Queer Eye to Stay Close

Allow us to introduce you to your hangover TV guide.

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Morgan Cormack
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Wellbeing

These painfully relatable posts sum up the chaos of Covid Christmas 2021

Bewildered by the lack of testing? You're not alone...

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Anna Brech
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Apple TV's Mariah Carey Christmas special
Celebrity

How our favourite celebrities are spending the holidays this year

Spend Christmas with Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington.

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Film

A record-breaking number of Christmas movies have been made this year – here are 12 of 2021’s best

’Tis the season for Christmas movies after all...

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Morgan Cormack
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In praise of the humble, traditional Christmas Day walk

“The world is a lot quieter than usual on Christmas Day – as if time has stopped and you’re the only one moving through it.”

A woman putting Christmas presents in her car
Health

Is it OK to go home for Christmas if someone you know tests positive?

The annual tradition has become a source of anxiety for many this year.

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Lauren Geall
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Film

Does the perfect Christmas film even exist? 2 writers defend their favourites

Stuck for Christmas movie inspiration? Perhaps this battle of the best will help.

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Morgan Cormack
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Family and Friends

Why we still need to watch out for trauma dumping in families, even at Christmas

If you’re the family member always charged with keeping the peace, read this.

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Amy Beecham
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Festive birthdays: how to celebrate when you feel overshadowed by Christmas and New Year’s Eve
Life

Why having a festive birthday isn’t as bad as everyone thinks

A double celebration, or a risk of overshadowing? Two women share their thoughts.

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Amy Beecham
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Christmas Day run and parkrun
Workouts

7 runners on why the Christmas Day run is the best outing of the year

“It makes me feel warm and fuzzy”

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Miranda Larbi
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Life

9 women share their best advice on dealing with family over the holidays

Some pearls of wisdom to help you cope with returning home for the holidays.

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Priyankaa Joshi
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Lauren Geall
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A word to the wise: don’t force yourself to feel festive this Christmas

“It’s all too easy to forget just how much strain our minds and bodies have been placed under over the last two years.”

Jodie Comer
Fashion

Jodie Comer just won Christmas styling with the festive (and delicious) earrings of dreams

And we found the indy brand she got them from.

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Alice Porter
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The UK’s chocolate selection boxes, ranked from worst to best
Food and Drink

Which chocolate selection box is actually the best? We have the answer

It’s time to put Quality Street, Roses, Celebrations, and co through their chocolatey paces.

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Kayleigh Dray
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The Grinch: Jim Carrey and Taylor Momsen in The Grinch.
Film

How well do you know your Christmas movies? Find out in our bumper quiz

It’s time to put your festive film knowledge to the test...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Health

Chronic illness at Christmas: “Why I’ll be celebrating at my own pace this year”

“Christmas 2020 was a turning point for me. Able to take the day at my own pace, it was the most restful holiday I’ve ever had.”

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Hannah Turner
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Nutrition

All the reasons Brussels sprouts are the hero of your Christmas dinner

The benefits of winter’s most controversial vegetable, explained.

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Chloe Gray
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How to reduce fitness guilt at Christmas
Wellbeing

‘Tis the season to indulge, here’s how to enjoy without toxic fitness guilt

Food and fitness are pinned against each other at Christmas

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Miranda Larbi
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Lauren Geall
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Spending Christmas by yourself this year? Here’s 6 things you can do if you’re feeling lonely

From virtual events to online board games.

Winter mental health: 5 of the best pieces of advice to help combat your festive mood slump
Mental Health

Feeling the festive mood slump? Try these 5 tips to build mental resilience

From the author of Life Is Tough, But So Are You.

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Amy Beecham
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