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Female colleagues having discussion in conference room

2 women of colour share why they’re hesitant to return to the office

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
  • “I know it sounds silly but…”: why do so many women downplay their own struggle?
    Life

    “I know it sounds silly, but…”: why do so many of us downplay our daily struggles?

  • This is why TikTok is telling you not to make your bed in the morning
    Life

    TikTok says we shouldn’t be making our beds in the morning – but is it true?

  • Ask Billie
    Careers

    Ask Billie: “Does everyone have a career path? Because I don’t – and I’m freaking out”

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Polyamory: Why I had to get out of my polyamorous relationship
Relationships

“My husband and I tried polyamory – and it changed our marriage forever”

How trying polyamory in her marriage changed this woman’s marriage dynamic forever.

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Olivia Petter
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Rejection emotions: what are they, why are they so powerful and how can we learn to manage them?
Life

The surprisingly simple reason feeling rejected hurts so much – and how we can overcome it

If you’re feeling particularly sensitive to knock-backs right now, this could be why.

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Amy Beecham
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Ask Billie
Family and Friends

Ask Billie: “Should I break up with my best friend of 15 years?”

Stylist’s Billie Bhatia on when it’s time to call it quits on a friendship.

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Billie Bhatia
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My partner’s secret porn addiction made me question our whole relationship
Relationships

“Discovering my partner’s secret porn addiction made me question our whole relationship”

What it’s like to find out the person you’ve been with for years is lying to you.

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Kate Graham
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Amy Beecham
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What is “grudge-dumping” and why should we avoid it?

The way we deal with unresolved anger can be very telling.

The Honest Boss
Careers

“I got really drunk at a work event in front of my new team who were sober – how do I get over it?”

Stylist’s new columnist The Honest Boss gives her straight-talking careers advice on everything from toxic colleagues to hybrid working.

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The Honest Boss
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Happy and sad — tragic optimism
Mental Health

Why you need to start adopting a “tragic optimism” mindset for your mental wellbeing today

Life isn't always good – so maybe it’s time we stopped pretending it is.

Posted by
Meg Walters
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The rise of motherhood ambivalence
Relationships

Maybe, baby: why more women than ever are “motherhood ambivalent”

If it were all down to choice, is deciding to have a baby always a simple yes or no? Of course not, argues Amelia Tait.

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Amelia Tait
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Glennon Doyle laughing
Mental Health

How to stop pleasing and start living, according to million-selling author Glennon Doyle

Glennon Doyle’s books have changed the lives of Oprah and Adele, here's her advice for you.

Posted by
Alix Walker
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Mair Howells
Health

“I was drugged in a club but I refuse to live in fear of being spiked again”

Mair Howells launched a platform to support victims after being spiked.

Posted by
Mair Howells
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No Worries If Not!
Mental Health

“No worries if not...”: why are we so obsessed with these 4 words?

How to change your surprisingly dangerous people-pleasing habit.

Posted by
Coco Khan
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Stylist Team
Published

Welcome to season one of Nobody Told Me, a Stylist podcast

Nobody Told Me, season one, shares the stories of real women who have learned some of life’s toughest lessons, but have lived to tell the tale.

Girls Talk London CEO sits at a work desk with laptop: explains how she helps women to succeed in the workplace
Careers

What does it really take to level up in your career?

Girls Talk London CEO Vanessa Sanyauke helps women achieve well-paid and satisfying careers – here’s what she wants you to know.

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Vanessa Sanyauke
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Spring cleaning: the psychology behind why we find “spring resets” so appealing
Life

Is spring cleaning actually good for us? The positive psychology behind “spring resets”

Tempted to overhaul your entire life for the new season? Us too.

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Amy Beecham
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From pangs of loneliness to a sense of self-assurance: what it’s really like to be an only child
Life

“I’ve hated being an only child my entire life. Here’s why I’m finally coming to terms with it”

“I yearned for camaraderie, having someone to get grounded or gang up with.”

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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Bleak Friday: social media reacts to the energy and household bill price hikes that come into place today
News

Why everyone is branding today as “Bleak Friday”

People are reacting on social media to the price hike for energy and household bills.

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Amy Beecham
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Collage of four women
Beauty

“How I learned to love my features and ditch Eurocentric beauty standards”

We spoke to women about dealing with beauty standards that often exclude WOC – and how they overcame it.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
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adapt-life-changes-pandemic-covid-19
Mental Health

Lockdown, 2 years on: how to adapt when life throws you a curveball

“While the hardships faced during the past two years have been manifold, so too have the opportunities to understand our own strength.”

Posted by
Anna Mackenzie
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Leah Sinclair
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Has the Covid-19 pandemic made us kinder to one another?

A new study from BBC Radio 4 and the University of Sussex seems to think so.

8 women share the best investment they’ve ever made in themselves and the positive impact it’s had on their life
Money

8 women on the best investment they’ve ever made in themselves

From therapy to dance classes, these are the experiences women don’t regret spending their money on.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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