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A woman whose brain works as a prism

How neurohacking could help you to focus better while WFH (and no, it’s not as scary as it sounds)

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Lauren Geall
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    Workouts

    How to hydrate properly while running to feel full of energy

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    Health

    Always tired? Why you should take more notice of your daytime sleepiness

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    5 years of research says this is the ideal time to get out of bed

Latest Stories

Would siestas really work in the UK?
Careers

Why you should be napping at work (yes, really)

A sleep expert explains the health benefits of a siesta.

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Amy Beecham
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Onion pizza recipe
Fitness Recipes

Fight inflammation with this zero-waste balsamic onion pizza recipe

Who said pizza can't be super-nutritious?

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Miranda Larbi
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Sisters Talia and Guilia Harte sat on the grass posing at the camera
Workouts

“Me and my sister both have coeliac disease. Here’s how we tackle exercise”

Talia Harte also struggles with PCOS and NASH.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman sat in the sun
Life

You’re not imagining it: the hot weather really can make your anxiety worse

Here’s how to deal with it.

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Lauren Geall
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Moya Crockett
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Kayleigh Dray
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Stanley Tucci explains why his cancer diagnosis made him “more afraid and less afraid”

The actor has, for the first time, opened up about the health scare he faced three years ago.

Women
Women

7 of the most-Googled questions about the pill answered

We put the contraception FAQs to a doctor

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A woman sat on the bus with a facemask on and her phone in her hand
Wellbeing

Going back to the office? 5 surprising health benefits of your daily commute

Yep, going back to the office can be good for you.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Sleep Diaries: Does lettuce water make you sleepy?
Sleep

Can doing yoga really improve your sleep?

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 49-year-old yoga instructor attempts to salvage her sleep routine.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Author Anna Lou Walker has debunked myths in The Little Book of Vaginas.
Health

Hymens, sex and sharks: 8 common myths about the vagina debunked

Author of The Little Book Of Vaginas, Anna Lou Walker, helps separate fact from fiction.

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Anna Lou Walker
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Woman walking outside early in the morning routine
Sleep

Do you struggle to get out of bed? Follow this guide to becoming a morning person

Night owls? No problem.

Posted by
Charley Ross
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periods and leukaemia
Health

Why you should take more notice of how much you bleed on your period

“We want every individual to know their normal and to get abnormal bleeding checked.”

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Amy Beecham
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Alice Porter
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Feel exhausted all the time lately? Here’s why and how to fix it

A sleep expert shares her advice on what to do about constant exhaustion.

A woman with a salad and a smoothie logging her calories in her phone
Nutrition

Is the amount of energy or nutritional value more important when it comes to food?

“Numbers are not nutrients.”

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Author holding Vitamin E moisturiser from The Body Shop
Beauty

“How I created a paraben-free beauty routine using The Body Shop products”

What are parabens, really? And what happens when you ditch them from your beauty routine? Stylist’s Kayleigh Dray investigates.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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A woman with wavy lines around her head, symbolising a headache
Health

You’re not imagining it: changes in the weather really can mess with your body

We asked a medical expert to explain all.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Christina Applegate attends the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 19, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. 721430 (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images for Turner)
People

Why the online response to Christina Applegate’s MS diagnosis is so moving

Her candid announcement has created an online community for women travelling the same “tough road” as her.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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A woman in a mask running through the park.
Strength

Everything you need to know about exercising after your Covid-19 jab

The pros and cons of post-jab training, explained.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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woman eating peanut butter
Nutrition

“How I’m navigating eating more during RED-S recovery”

Getting my period back means more calories, less exercise and minimal stress.

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Ally Sinyard
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Are plant miks more nutritious than dairy?
Nutrition

Are plant-based milks like oat and almond more nutritious than dairy?

Just how unhealthy is it to drink dairy?

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Miranda Larbi
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