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Life

The 14 best first date ideas in London for autumn and winter

From the classic dinner and drinks, to “you’ll never guess what we did last night” axe throwing...

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Nicola Rachel Colyer
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Long Reads

Why every employer should offer free sanitary products at work

We’re women, we menstruate, and we’re part of the workplace. So let’s flex our choices.

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Nancy Saddington
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PMS is not a cultural myth.
Life

“A message to the academic who said PMS is just a ‘cultural myth’”

"When people say it’s not real, I often wonder how they would cope with living my life."

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Paula Akpan
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Life

Psychologist reveals 3 coping strategies for dealing with toxic relationships

We all encounter toxic people at some point in our lives. These tips could help you cope.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Verity Sullivan
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This is what it’s really like dating with HIV

“I’m not a victim. I’m an ordinary, happy person who happens to have HIV.”

Life

How well do you remember the lyrics to Mary Poppins’ Sister Suffragette?

We bet you can’t score 10/10 on this quiz…

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Kayleigh Dray
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How to combat social anxiety at work: 4 tips from an anxiety expert.
Careers

4 simple ways to tackle social anxiety at work

The workplace is one of the most challenging environments when it comes to coping with social anxiety – so how should we deal with it?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

7 easy ways to donate to charity in the run up to Christmas

From volunteering to donating to food banks, every little really does help this December.

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Susan Devaney
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Long Reads

How to cope with your first Christmas after the death of a parent

A writer who lost her mum three years ago shares her advice.

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Lucy Miller
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How to deal with heartbreak at Christmas.
Life

How to deal with a broken heart at Christmas, according to three writers

When everyone around you is indulging in all the festive season has to offer, how do you deal with your broken heart?

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Sarah Shaffi
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Life

“Why Christmas doesn’t start until I’ve watched The Holiday”

Is this rom-com the ultimate comfort film for the festive season?

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Susan Devaney
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Christobel Hastings
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Are you suffering from festive burnout? Here’s how to tackle it

One in three adults suffers from holiday burnout. Try these expert-approved tips to take the pressure of the festive season.

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Long Reads

This powerful open letter proves there is no right way to grieve

It’s completely valid to feel disenfranchised grief. Here’s some advice on how to cope.

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Catherine Renton
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Life

Illustrator perfectly captures the beauty of being single

“I like to show women who exist in solitude but do not suffer.”

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Stylist Team
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Money

“I have been in debt for most of my adult life”

Almost 40% of women struggle to make their money last until the end of the month.

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Long Reads

“Being pregnant at Christmas doesn’t mean my body becomes public property”

Why do people feel entitled to comment on everything a pregnant woman does?

Posted by
Emma Ledger
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Long Reads

What we can learn from the Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein scandal

Virginia Roberts Giuffre just gave us all a real lesson in bravery.

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Nell Frizzell
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Olivia Lidbury
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“Why we shouldn’t save our partywear for best”

Bring on the sequins, 24/7.

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Feeling lonely? Here’s how to beat the 4 types of loneliness

As Meghan Markle and Prince Harry lend their support to tackling loneliness this Christmas, an expert shares her advice.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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