Happiness

A happy woman at work

Hate your job? Here’s how to make those long days a lot easier

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Anna Brech
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    “How embracing the Danish lifestyle made me happier”

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    How to be happier: finding the joy in simple, free things

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How to beat the dreaded Sunday night syndrome and sleep like a baby

An expert shares her most effective strategies.

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Harriet Hall
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The mental health benefits of travelling the world alone

Building resilience from the outside in

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Anna Brech
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Life

Being happy at work is a potent recipe for success – here’s why

Print this off, laminate it and show it to your boss.

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Anna Brech
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How to really live in the moment, by someone with terminal cancer: Sarah Lloyd with her husband, Billy, and their son, James
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What living ‘in the moment’ really means, by someone with incurable cancer

“I allow myself to experience the sadness and have a good cry. I’ll carry it to bed and, thankfully, it lifts by morning.”

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Amy Swales
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How to banish email guilt in three easy steps

Break free from the pressure of unread messages.

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Life

“My dog helped me through some of the most difficult times in my life”

One writer explores the unique healing power that owning a dog can bring.

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Millie Bobby Brown’s message of self-compassion is the 2020 resolution we need

It's time to accept who you really are, and gag that inner critic.

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Anna Brech
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A New Year’s book resolution to share with your loved ones

Broaden your horizons with this free and simple gift

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Anna Brech
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Life

Dogs can “talk” with their owners using their eyes, study finds

A simple gaze is more effective than whining or barking, according to new research.

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Anna Brech
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Life

This fascinating research shows writing thank you notes can actually boost wellbeing

Letters of gratitude really do make a difference.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Why achieving that big life goal has left you feeling flat

You might have fallen foul of the “arrival fallacy”. Time to take stock.

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Libby Heeley
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Illustrator perfectly captures the beauty of being single

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

Life

Sia goes “undercover” on Thanksgiving for the sweetest reason

The star pretended to be a lottery winner named “Cici”

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Stylist Team
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Sustainable living: buying less could actually make us happier, according to new research.
Life

How buying less can make you feel happier, according to research

Save the climate and boost your wellbeing by making this simple lifestyle change.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

10 thoughtful gift ideas to boost their emotional and physical wellbeing

From the best Bluetooth headphones for fitness fans to a flower subscription service to brighten someone’s day.

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Stylist Team
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Life

The key question you should ask before staying friends with your ex

Separate want from need in freeing yourself from emotional wreckage.

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Anna Brech
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Life

Only 3% of our time is spent doing things we actually enjoy

Here’s why that is a problem.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

7 questions you should ask yourself today, according to a life coach

Russell Amerasekera shared his essential tips at Stylist Live LUXE.

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Hollie Richardson
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Anna Brech
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Yale’s world-famous happiness class has been transformed into a podcast

With scientific tips on getting happy that may well rock your world

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Life

This quick happiness hack could help you feel less sad today, according to experts

It's good to know ahead of this rainy weekend.

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Hollie Richardson
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