Comparison Culture

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Work and relationships: how career comparison can affect our romantic relationships

“I’m sick of feeling like my career isn’t as important as my partner’s because I earn less”

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Amy Beecham
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    Mental Health

    How to use a week-long ‘feedback fast’ to trust your own decisions

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    News

    Shailene Woodley shares the dark reality of experiencing massive insecurity in her mid-20s

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    Mental Health

    How to use the PIP technique to overcome toxic comparison culture

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Should you share your gym progress on social media?
Wellbeing

“Am I wrong to show off my strength gains online?”

To post or not to post?

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Amy Beecham
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Mental Health

‘Success bombing’ is the awkward friendship issue that no one talks about

It’s a symptom of our increasingly narcissistic culture, and it’s having a negative impact on friendships.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Poorna Bell with a barbell on her back in the weights room of a gym about to squat.
Strength

Poorna Bell: “The real reason women compare themselves in the gym”

Read an extract from the author’s new book, Stronger.

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Poorna Bell
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Podcasts

Kelly Rowland was “pitted against” Beyoncé in Destiny's Child

She opened up on Jameela Jamil's IWeigh podcast.

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Amy Beecham
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Hollie Richardson
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Is Netflix’s Marriage Or Mortgage millennial comparison culture at its worst?

The new reality series starts this week.

Woman counting down time
Opinion

Feeling pressured to “celebrate” the end of lockdown? You are not alone

And it’s causing a certain type of anxiety.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Mental Health

Why it’s time to embrace the Japanese concept of “oubaitori”

Worrying you need to look and feel a certain way by the end of lockdown? Read this.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Mental Health

“If I’m only meant to be surviving, why are people around me thriving?”

They told us to just survive, but then people went on to thrive...

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Hollie Richardson
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Fearne Cotton
Mental Health

Fearne Cotton has this tip for anyone trying to reach a “mental utopia”

Ever feel bad about yourself after seeing “perfect” Instagram selfies?

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

Comparison culture was already rife. Lockdown has made it 10x worse

We know it’s bad for us – so why do we keep doing it?

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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It’s OK to be irrationally jealous as you scroll through Instagram
Life

It’s OK to be irrationally jealous as you scroll through Instagram

... but only so long as you deal with those feelings properly.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Dearbhaile Kitt
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“16 years after finding my first grey hair, I’ve finally learned to embrace it"

One writer shares her journey.

Negative self-talk: 5 ways to silence your toxic inner critic
Life

5 ways to silence your toxic inner bully

Stuck in a negative self-talk spiral? Here’s what you can do about.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Olay is going to stop retouching all of its photos by the end of this year

The news was announced in New York last night.

Posted by
Lucy Partington
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Life

How comparison culture is taking a toxic toll on our self-esteem

“I know that the comparison game is a dangerous one, but it’s one I cannot help playing.“

Posted by
Alix Walker
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