Emotional Wellbeing

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6 of the best desk plants to brighten up your workspace

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Lauren Geall
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    People

    Matt Haig just perfectly explained why Meghan and Harry’s decision is so important

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    Life

    “My dog helped me through some of the most difficult times in my life”

  • Life

    This fascinating research shows writing thank you notes can actually boost wellbeing

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Careers

How to recover if you cry at work

It happens to the best of us. Here’s how to bounce back

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Moya Crockett
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How to help anxiety: use a 'safety signal'.
Life

Why reaching for these kinds of items could really help your anxiety

New research has revealed the benefits of “safety signals” for people with anxiety – here’s everything you need to know.

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Lauren Geall
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To-do lists: this simple hack will help you keep your to-do list under control.
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Does your to-do list stress you out? This simple rule could help you regain control

It’s about time we stopped our to-do lists from weighing us down.

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Lauren Geall
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Work anxiety: 12 ways to deal with panic and anxiety at work.
Life

12 easy ways to tackle anxiety at your desk in under 10 minutes

It’s not uncommon to experience anxiety at work – here’s how to deal with it.

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Megan Murray
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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.

Stress: new research suggests your biology could decide how good you are at handling stress.
Life

Terrible at coping with stress? Your biology could be to blame

It’s all about what’s going on inside your brain.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Eustress: why some stress can actually be good for you

Turns out feeling stressed isn’t always bad.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

How taking up a team sport could help shake up your career

Forget bad memories of chilly changing rooms and cruel PE teachers: team sports are good for your body, soul and career.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Distraction techniques
Life

Forget mindfulness: experts say a good TV show is the best cure for emotional turmoil

Enter the wonderful world of distraction.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Careers

The unexpected psychological impact of a three-day weekend

Print this, laminate it and show it to your boss. Right now.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

You can now take Yale’s world-famous happiness class online for free

Back to school never sounded so fun.

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Christobel Hastings
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Christobel Hastings
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Jameela Jamil just made an important point about exercising for your mental health

"Trying is winning".

Woman flying on the floor on her phone
Life

This is how to stop procrastinating, according to a psychologist

Make a change.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Tower Bridge in London, the city with the highest levels of wellbeing in the UK
Life

Moving to one of these cities could boost your wellbeing

It’s time to pack your bags.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Kindfulness

The best health and wellbeing subscription boxes for self-care

Treat yourself to a little monthly day-brightener

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Megan Murray
Published
Life

Why dogs should be allowed in every office

Having a dog in your office could unleash a myriad of unexpected benefits.

Posted by
Hayley Spencer
Published
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Life

Here's how long you should be spending outside each week, according to science

Summer has finally arrived - here's how you can make the most of that good weather.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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People

Adele’s post about self-validation resonates with us all

Singer shares poignant message about adversity and growth on her 31st birthday

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Anna Brech
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Moya Crockett
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Why you shouldn’t push yourself too hard at work

Consistently working overtime or investing huge amounts of effort into your job isn’t good for you – or your career.

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