Kindness

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Wellbeing

3 ways to be kind to yourself this year

Make 2021 the year that you look after yourself as much as other people.

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Chloe Gray
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People

New Year Honours: meet the frontline heroes who gave their all to fighting the pandemic

Round of applause for these extraordinary people.

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Christobel Hastings
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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and their baby son Archie Mountbatten-Windsor meet Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe at the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation during their royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa.
Podcasts

Here’s what people are saying about Meghan and Harry’s new podcast

“Archie’s voice at the end is everything.”

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Anna Brech
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Books

15 inspiring books that taught us to have courage and be kind

In these uncertain times, curl up with a read that renews the spirit of hope.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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The 21 vital love lessons we learned during lockdown

Because connection truly is the essence of wellbeing.

Dolly Parton
People

Dolly Parton – icon and legend – is the force behind that coronavirus vaccine

“I’m a very proud girl today to know I had anything at all to do with something that's going to help us through this crazy pandemic.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Kindness isn’t a weakness – so why is it often seen as one?

Research has repeatedly shown that kindness has the power to boost the physical and mental wellbeing of everyone involved.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

10 compliments you can give that aren’t based on appearance

This World Friendship Day, why not brighten your friends’ days with one of these meaningful statements?

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Netflix’s The Baby-Sitters Club is the TV show we all need right now

This big-hearted TV adaptation isn’t just thoroughly entertaining: it expertly dismantles sexist tropes, too.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Long Reads

7 easy ways to be a kinder person during lockdown

Now more than ever, we need kindness in the world.

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Susan Devaney
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Elsewhere
Life

What is going on elsewhere?

Five heartwarming acts of kindness uplift spirits globally.

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Chloe Gray
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Lauren Geall
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This is what The Body Shop is doing to help NHS workers unwind

Plus, all the great acts of kindness making a difference during the coronavirus outbreak.

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.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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#ChristmasInMarch is trending as people do their best to spread cheer amid the coronavirus pandemic, and it’s a scientifically-proven mood-booster.
Life

People are putting their Christmas lights back up, and we’re here for it

#ChristmasInMarch is trending as people do their best to spread cheer amid the coronavirus pandemic, and it’s a scientifically proven mood-booster.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Coronavirus and UK school closures: this viral hashtag proves teachers are heroes in age of Covid-19
Life

This viral hashtag reminds us teachers are coronavirus heroes, too

Show this to the next idiot who says teachers only do it “for the long holidays”.

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Kayleigh Dray
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11 easy ways to help people around you during the age of coronavirus
Life

11 easy ways to help people around you during the age of coronavirus

Stop scaremongering, start caremongering.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Coronavirus poem with powerful message makes serious waves on Facebook
Life

The powerful coronavirus message making serious waves on Facebook

“Yes, there is disease. Yes, there is sickness. Yes, there is even death. But...”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Kindness and coronavirus: woman’s postcard campaign for neighbours goes global

It’s the small-scale acts of heroism that really count at a time like this.

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Anna Brech
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Kayleigh Dray
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Nikita Gill just nailed the big problem with the #BeKind movement

“Piers Morgan is the last person who should talk about being kind to anyone.”

Laura Whitmore
People

Laura Whitmore’s technique for dealing with online trolls is refreshingly simple

The TV and radio presenter spoke candidly about her social media experience on the WE Day UK red carpet.

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Lauren Geall
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