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  • danielle waterman
    People

    This sports star has an empowering mantra for overcoming challenges

  • People

    Living with impostor syndrome: “I thought they were going to take away my promotion”

  • why am i so tired at work in the morning
    Life

    Why am I so tired? Science reveals why we feel fatigued in the morning

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Long Reads

“Why you shouldn’t be scared to take up running”

Want to start running, but feel intimidated, scared and foolish? Let this be your guide.

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Bella Mackie
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Life

How to say no when you are a lifelong people pleaser

You may have always been the 'nice' one, but it's time to start putting yourself first.

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Felicity Morse
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Long Reads

Equal Pay Day 2019: As of today, we’re all effectively working for free

Why are women still being paid less than men in 2019?

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Lucy Scott
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People

Hilarious illustrations perfectly capture the stress of modern dating

Cult illustrator Shelby Norman is a woman after our own hearts.

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Shelby Lorman
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Susan Devaney
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6 easy ways to be a kinder person in 2019

New research has shown that being kind could even help us live longer.

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Life

8 ways to move on from a toxic relationship

It can seem impossible to break free – but here's some advice on how to start.

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Deborah Cicurel
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People

Chidera Eggerue aka The Slumflower shares her empowering daily mantra

Print it, laminate it and repeat it every day.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

Miscarriage: what to say to a friend who is going through loss

If you’re lost for words, here are two that it’s easy to start with.

Posted by
Amy Swales
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Long Reads

Why cold water swimming is the ultimate way to practise mindfulness

“You’re there. Alive. Uncomfortable. Aware of everything around you as well as what’s going on in your body.”

Posted by
Anna Deacon and Vicky Allan
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Life

These are the 4 signs you could be a functioning alcoholic, according to a doctor

At what point does our relationship with alcohol become a problem?

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Careers

Why joining a board could help you get ahead at work

Joining a board can boost your confidence, and increase your skills and contacts. One woman reveals how she did it, and why you should too.

Posted by
Clare Wiley
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Millie Milliken
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“An open letter to the three women I saw crying in public”

What would you do if you saw a woman crying in public? Here, one writer explores the confrontational nature of crying and questions why she didn't help.

Life

As temperatures drop, this is how you can donate old coats to the homeless

Simple actions to take if you're worried about a homeless person this winter.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Long Reads

6 essential bedroom hacks to help you get a better night’s sleep tonight

From switching lightbulbs to getting organised, these sleeping tips from nutritionist Rob Hobson will create the perfect environment for nodding off.

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Rob Hobson
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Long Reads

The sixth stage of grief has been revealed, and it will help you find meaning after loss

The death of a loved one is, sadly, a pain we'll all experience. Here, leading grief expert David Kessler says finding meaning can help us cope with our loss.

Posted by
Natalie Cornish
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People

Deborah Frances-White shares perfect advice on how to stop being afraid of failure

Deborah Frances-White, host of The Guilty Feminist podcast and book, shares her advice on how to tackle feelings of failure.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Chidera Eggerue aka The Slumflower
People

Chidera Eggerue aka The Slumflower reveals why she’s stopped having sex

“We have been socialised to be scared of being single and to say no to men more often.”

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Long Reads

Kare Adenegan: “Find your own path in the gym and don’t follow others”

The Team GB paralympian shares her inspiring advice for making the most out of your workout.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Harnaam Kaur reveals the one beauty rule she lives her life by

“I want to show people that you can be different and beautiful at the same time.”

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People

Stella Creasy on why ‘yet’ should be the most important word in our vocabulary

If you think you can’t achieve something, worry not. Stella Creasy MP has some wise words of encouragement…

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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