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Astrology

June’s strawberry full moon marks the final supermoon of the year

Experts say this lunation will have us feeling ready to conquer our summer goals.

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Nina Kahn
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Politics

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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Carly Lewis-Oduntan
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Travel

8 UK holiday destinations that are perfect for unwinding and unplugging

They score pretty high when it comes to wellness essentials like air quality and green spaces to explore.

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Florie Mwanza
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Women

The rise of anti-feminist therapy: what you need to know

"A vicious culture war is playing out across social media, surrounding the roles that society ascribes to women."

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

One woman explains how a toxic workplace culture impacted her mental health.

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Careers

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

A careers coach offers her advice on how to keep aiming for your dream job.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Mental Health

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

Navigating a relationship is hard enough as it is – but it has the potential to be even harder if you’re on antidepressants.

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Serena Smith
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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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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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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"

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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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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?

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Zesha Saleem
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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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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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