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    Careers

    “My boss stabbed me in the back, but it did teach me one thing”

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    Careers

    Here's how to find a new job in a post-Covid world

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    Mental Health

    The truth about dating on antidepressants, according to the women doing it

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The audience at the Eurovision Grand Final on May 13, 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine. Ukraine is the 62nd host of the annual iteration of the international song contest. It is the longest running international TV song competition, held primarily among countries from Europe. Each participating country will perform an original song, votes cast by the other countries determine the winner. This year's winner Salvador Sobral from Portugal won with his love ballad 'Amar Pelos Dois'. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
Life

How watching Eurovision can improve your wellbeing (yes, really)

As if you needed an extra reason to tune into the Eurovision Song Contest this weekend...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Why we need mental health first aiders in the workplace
Mental Health

This is what getting a hug does to your brain

Even a 10-second squeeze can improve your health, so we're happy to be able to hug again from Monday 17 May.

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Amy Beecham
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Careers

What it’s like to work in a job where you’ve never met a single colleague

Starting any new job is hard. But what’s it like when you’ve never met anyone on your team?

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Lucy Robinson
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Woman sitting on sofa looking bored and unmotivated
Mental Health

“Languishing” nails how we all feel right now, but what can we do about it?

There's a name for that post-lockdown feeling of aimlessness, hopelessness, and general lack of drive and motivation. Here's what you can do about it,

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Ben Graham
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Amerley Ollennu
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10 women tell us (honestly) how important sex is in their relationships

"If I had it my way I just wouldn’t have sex at all"

Cartoon of people hoarding digital clutter such as files, images and music files
Mental Health

Digital hoarding: meet the women who can’t let go of old texts and pictures

“Digital data is as bad for our mental health as physical hoarding”

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Lola Christina Alao
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Strong and brave girls support each other and feminist movement. Sisterhood and females friendship.
Mental Health

The stigma around taking antidepressants for women of colour is real and needs to stop

Why is antidepressant use still a taboo for women of colour?

Posted by
Zesha Saleem
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Young woman suffering from mental illness
Mental Health

“Don’t do what I did and treat antidepressants as a last resort”

One woman shares how taking antidepressants changed her life and how she wishes she has gone for help sooner.

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Serena Smith
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Pizza
Recipes

Addicted to Deliveroo? Women share how much their daily takeaway habits are costing them

“For the amount I’ve been spending on takeaway under lockdown, I could have bought a car”

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Robyn Vinter
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Mental Health

“I started ‘fake commuting’ to work every day – and I think everyone should try it”

In lockdown, one young Londoner started ‘fake commuting’ to work every day and it's had a surprising effect on her mood

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Katy Harrington
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Health

How to get through the last few weeks of lockdown, according to a psychologist

The last few weeks of lockdown are going to be gruelling for some of us, but there are simple coping methods we can all use and benefit from.

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Dr Audrey Tang
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Ella Glover
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10 ways to make the most of the brighter spring mornings

After what feels like a lifetime, those short, dark days are coming to an end.

Life

14 women on how lockdown has changed their lives, one year on

“Lockdown was supposed to be a one-time sacrifice to regain normality.”

Posted by
Florie Mwanza and Katy Harrington
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Sarah Everard flowers at Clapham Common bandstand
Long Reads

“We have the right to be free from fear”: what will actually keep women safe in public spaces?

From education to criminal justice reform, experts share their ideas for making women safer on the streets.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Relationships

Exploring the ‘couples’ identity trap’ – and how to avoid it

"You kind of lose who you are because you feel like in a relationship that’s what you should do."

Posted by
Carly Lewis-Oduntan
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Dating

“How I deal with all the unwanted comments men make about my hair”

Dating men opened one young Black woman up to a host of unsolicited comments and 'compliments' about her hair. This is how she deals with them.

Posted by
Dahaba Ali Hussen
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A young woman using smartphone in the city
Relationships

Pick up! What’s with asking permission before calling someone on the phone?

Telephonophobia is on the rise, but why and when did we all start to dread unexpected phone calls?

Posted by
Anita Ghosh
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Isabelle Jani-Friend
Relationships

“My mum died when I was a baby, now I wear her clothes to feel close to her”

How rediscovering her mother's old clothes allowed one 23-year old woman to get to know the mum she lost at birth.

Posted by
Isabelle Jani-Friend
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Stylist Team
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How International Women’s Day is celebrated differently around the world

From days off to mimosa blossoms...

Life

11 charities that deserve your attention this International Women’s Day

Honour the true spirit of International Women’s Day by supporting one of these vital organisations.

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Stylist Team
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