Happiness

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    Life

    The secret to finding happiness in lockdown 2.0, according to a wellbeing expert

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    Life

    This is how working from home can boost workplace happiness

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    Show someone they’re on your mind with these thoughtful care packages

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Careers

Why a “values-based” career could be the secret to finding happiness at work

A careers coach gives us her expert advice.

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Lauren Geall
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Woman holding book that reads 'Good Vibes'
Life

Can too much positivity ever be a bad thing?

Unpicking toxic positivity, and the down side to the ‘good vibes only’ mantra

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Ella Delancey
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Autumn 2020: Maple tree in the mountains
Long Reads

Need a September reset? Try the Danish concept of “pyt”

Take a deep cleansing breath and press the ‘pyt’ button.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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A smiling woman
Life

Everything you need to know about practising gratitude, according to an expert

The practise has been proven to boost mood, help mental health and improve sleep.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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In need of a pick-me-up? Here’s 5 easy ways to boost your mood this weekend

Because we all have those days.

Happy single woman
Life

New study confirms your relationship history doesn’t affect overall happiness

But we already knew this, right?

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Hollie Richardson
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A woman reading in the garden
Books

7 feel-good books by female authors to devour in one sitting

Dive right into these escapist downtime reads.

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Anna Brech
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Two friends wearing face masks sit on a bench as they maintain social distancing at the Botanical Gardens , Sheffield, UK on a warm day on 22nd May 2020. (Photo by Giannis Alexopoulos/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Life

As the lockdown eases, friends and family aren’t the priority they should be

The guidance over when we might next get to see our loved ones is maddeningly vague.

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Anna Brech
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Life

This very simple trick will make big life decisions easier for you

Learn the difference between noisy and quiet decisions, and why it's quite so powerful.

Posted by
Anna Brech
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Rainbow over Finland
Life

You can now take a course in contentment from the happiest country on Earth

The course, made up of a series of 60-minute happiness classes, is open to everyone online.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Life

The unexpected secret to feeling happier in times of uncertainty

Evoking this emotion can help anchor you when you're feeling adrift.

Posted by
Anna Brech
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Emily Badiozzaman
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5 items of clothing that make us happy right now

From coloured joggers to crisp cotton tees

Rain affects mood
Life

How does the rain affect your mood during lockdown?

Stylist writers share their different reactions to the change in weather.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Woman reading happy news
Life

Belief, love, work: three pillars of a happy life to rethink under lockdown

Now could be the time to reflect on the things that really matter to you.

Posted by
Anna Brech
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A woman holding a bunch of flowers
Life

The little things bringing us joy during lockdown, according to the Stylist team

Because sometimes it’s the small things that really make a difference.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Fearne Cotton
People

Fearne Cotton is taking this simple approach to quarantine dressing to lift her mood

Have you been wearing the same leggings for a week?

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Fashion

Good news: wearing these colours can help you feel happier

This happiness hack starts with your wardrobe.

Posted by
Lara Faye
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Life

The scientific reason why helping others makes you feel so good

Looking to boost your mood and make a difference? You’ve come to the right place.

Posted by
Hannah-Rose Yee
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Lauren Geall
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Women are more likely to fake being happy at work – here’s why that’s a problem

Have you ever “put on a brave face” at work in order to avoid judgement?

Katy Perry
People

Katy Perry shares home truth about her relationship with Orlando Bloom

The singer has no time for unattainable #couplegoals.

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Kayleigh Dray
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