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“Seeing my older sister become a runner inspired me to start jogging in my late 30s”

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Jennifer Barton
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    Mental Health

    22 people on the one thing they want to leave behind in 2021

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    Family & Friends

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

  • Woman embracing family at Christmas
    Life

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

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Long Reads

The truth about oldest, youngest and middle children, according to science

Prepare to see your siblings in a whole new light.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Leah Sinclair
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Relationships

How to stay calm during a confrontation if things start to get heated

Struggle with letting your emotions get the better of you? Read this.

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Aiden Wynn
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Lauren Geall
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Money

“Looking to save money on gifts at Christmas? Here’s how I did it”

How one writer took a budget-friendly approach to her Christmas shopping this year – plus expert tips on how to do the same.

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Amber Sunner
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Life

Where to get your independent Christmas cards from this year

It's not too late to send Christmas cards from these gorgeous independent brands.

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Amber Sunner
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Lauren Bravo
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How to go home for Christmas without regressing to an angry teen

Worried you'll revert to your teenage self over the holidays? Follow these tips to ensure you get through Christmas without throwing a strop.

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Fashion

“It keeps her alive”: the women processing grief by upcycling their late loved ones’ clothes

Writer Fiona Holland transformed her late mum’s 70s blouse into a boxy T-shirt, a bag and a scrunchie.

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Fiona Holland
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Life

“I quit my job to become a full-time, unpaid carer for my husband – here’s what I’ve learned” 

Jessica Ryn, author of The Imperfect Art Of Caring, explains how Christmas magnifies the highs and the lows of being an unpaid carer.

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Jessica Ryn
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Wellbeing

“I spent the week saying no to all the things I didn’t want to do and this is what happened”

Rather than succumbing to the pressure of saying yes, I did the opposite – and I feel better for it.

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Leah Sinclair
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Family & Friends

How to be honest with your friends when they ask how you’re doing

Opening up can feel scary, but it’s also incredibly important.

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Lauren Geall
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Why the ‘unmaternal’ mother is the last parenting taboo that needs smashing
Family & Friends

Why the ‘unmaternal’ mother is the last parenting taboo that needs smashing

“We’re expected to fall in love with our children at first sight,” says Jessica Rach. “But what happens if it takes a little more time than that?”

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Jessica Anais Rach
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Summer 2021: this heartwarming photo series is all about celebrating the small moments we’ve missed
Life

This heartwarming photo series is all about celebrating the small moments we’ve missed

It captures the joy of summer 2021 on film.

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Amy Beecham
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Bexy Cameron
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“Smart women join cults too – and I should know, I grew up in one”

What it’s like to grow up in, and escape, a dangerous cult

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Relationships

“I’m single, in my 30s and want to move out of home – but I’m South Asian so it’s not that easy”

“Who would have thought that something as simple as moving out as an unmarried woman would come with such shame and guilt?”

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Anchal Seda
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Stylist Magazine: the marriage special
Relationships

The marriage special: why we've never been more indecisive about marriage

Six women share their honest opinions on relationships, commitment and marriage in this week’s issue, out now.

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Stylist Team
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Best new memoirs 2021
Books

Real-life writing to love from Michaela Coel, Bernardine Evaristo and more

From Black British icons to escaping cults, discover incredible non-fiction to read now.

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Francesca Brown
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Niamh Walsh,
Relationships

“I was virtual bridesmaid for my brother’s wedding and it was perfect”

When the pandemic meant one woman couldn’t attend her baby brother’s wedding in person, she did everything she could to be as present as possible.

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Niamh Walsh
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TV

13 of the most dysfunctional families on TV (to make you feel better about yours)

From the Roys in Succession to The Simpsons.

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Hollie Richardson
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Diane Kruger
Celebrity

Diane Kruger has no time for any ‘too old to wear a short dress’ comments

“I’m probably too old to wear this short of a dress.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Windrush Day 2021: how a routine passport application turned one family’s world upside down

“Despite both Sekeena and her daughter being born in the UK, they had to justify their citizenship.”

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Beauty

5 of the best men’s fragrances to gift for Father's Day 2021

Perfect scents for the dad in your life

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