Happiness

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    What living ‘in the moment’ really means, by someone with incurable cancer

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    How to banish email guilt in three easy steps

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

Letters of gratitude really do make a difference.

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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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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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Life

Sia goes “undercover” on Thanksgiving for the sweetest reason

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

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

Here’s why that is a problem.

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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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Life

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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Anna Brech
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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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Life

There’s a very scientific reason why helping people feels so good

Being more compassionate is one of the ways you can live a happier life.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

From the first forgiveness emoji to a Lady Hale brooch T-shirt, this week’s feel-good news stories

Plus, abortion was officially decriminalised in Australia.

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Lauren Geall
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Sarah Michelle Gellar’s secret to long-lasting love is quietly powerful

In Hollywood years, the actor has been married to Freddy Prinze Jr. for a lifetime.

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“Don’t mourn the end of summer. Autumn is the greatest season of all”

Feeling sad about bidding farewell to summer 2019? Here are 7 reasons why autumn will be even better.

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6 successful black women on how they tackle impostor syndrome at work

“I’ve had moments of thinking, ‘how did I get here? I’m not worthy, it’s all a fluke’”

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