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  • coronavirus-ruined-my-life
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    “I lost my job to coronavirus, and I didn’t react the way I thought I would”

  • lonely christmas
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    Feeling lonely? Here’s how to beat the 4 types of loneliness

  • online-shopping
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    How to curb your spending if lockdown has you shopping for unnecessary things

Latest Stories

life-after-coronavirus
Long Reads

From dating to work: how life will change after coronavirus

Will things ever be the same again?

Posted by
Natasha Preskey
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Easy vegan recipes: butternut baked beans
Long Reads

3 easy vegan recipes that rely on store cupboard essentials

From baked beans to an irresistible lazy dahl.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Long Reads

“I got ‘the text’ – here’s how I really feel about 12 weeks in isolation”

“I’m confined to my house until mid-June – at the earliest. I can’t even go for a walk. No one can step inside the front door.”

Posted by
Jo Willacy
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Long Reads

“I’ve worked from home for 8 years. Here’s my advice on how to stay sane”

“The first thing I need to tell you is that I am writing this in bed…”

Posted by
Daisy Buchanan
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Charley Ross
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The reality of moving in with your partner during coronavirus

“I told myself I’d wait longer this time before I even considered moving in with another partner...”

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Is it OK to ghost someone you're dating because of coronavirus?

“As if the current dating landscape wasn’t bad enough...”

Posted by
Ashley Manning
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Here’s how you can help small businesses out during the coronavirus crisis

We can all do our bit to contribute, here's how.

Posted by
Anna Hart
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Sian Clifford
People

Remarkable Women Awards: Sian Clifford wins Actor of the Year

The Fleabag star accepted her first ever acting award.

Posted by
Digital Team
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Noodles as alternative to pasta
Food

4 easy recipes that are great alternatives to pasta, bread and eggs

Have you ever tried making your own breakfast flatbread topped with scrambled tofu? Now is the perfect time to get experimental.

Posted by
Ally Sinyard
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Long Reads

“What I learned from two years of joint therapy with my mum”

After DNA tests revealed she wasn’t related to her late father, Georgina Lawton found therapy was the only way to heal the rift between her and her mother

Posted by
Georgina Lawton
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How to cope with Mother’s Day if you don’t have a mum

One woman shares her coping mechanisms for getting through a difficult day.

Posted by
Catherine Renton
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Erin Cardiff
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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.

mum and daughter
Long Reads

“What happened when I let my mum take over as my life coach for a week”

Would you ever hand the reins of your life over to your mum...?

Posted by
Nicola Appleton
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Long Reads

“I was terrified of becoming a mum – until my son was born”

One writer wasn’t sure she wanted to become a mother – until it actually happened.

Posted by
Lucy Fry
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coronavirus-anxiety
Long Reads

The powerful impact a walk has on your mental health

The National Trust has opened all of its parklands and gardens for free during the coronavirus pandemic.

Posted by
Kate Leaver
Published
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Food

Easy one-pot recipes for lunch and dinner

Perfect for a weeknight bake or a Sunday batch cooking session.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Reading can help with mental health issues
Books

This is how reading books can impact your mental health

The NHS is prescribing books to help with mental health, in a practise called bibliotherapy.

Posted by
Christina Quaine
Published
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Fashion

How to recycle your clothes: the guide to sustainable de-cluttering

Clearing out your wardrobe? Here's how to dispose of those unwearable pieces.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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“I was single at 40, so I decided to become a single mum through IVF”

There has been a sharp rise in single women having babies through IVF in the UK.

Long Reads

“Self-isolating with symptoms of coronavirus was nothing like I imagined”

Boris Johnson has declared that people with symptoms, and those they live with, must self-isolate for 14 days.

Posted by
Lisa Smosarski
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