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    Careers

    How to navigate a toxic workplace and set healthy boundaries

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    Mental Health

    Digital hoarding: meet the women who can’t let go of old texts and pictures

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    Mental Health

    The stigma around taking antidepressants for women of colour is real and needs to stop

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Mental Health

“Don’t do what I did and treat antidepressants as a last resort”

One woman shares how taking antidepressants changed her life and how she wishes she has gone for help sooner.

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Serena Smith
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Food

Addicted to Deliveroo? Women share how much their daily takeaway habits are costing them

“For the amount I’ve been spending on takeaway under lockdown, I could have bought a car”

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Robyn Vinter
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Mental Health

90-year-olds share their secrets to a happy life after surviving the pandemic

Carer Daisy Dalton has been struggling with anxiety and battling mental health issues, so she asked people in their 80s and 90s for their advice.

Posted by
Katy Harrington
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Money

A step-by-step guide to making an offer on your first property

Financial expert Iona Bain has talked through all the essential steps to making an offer to buy a property.

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Charley Ross
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Amy Beecham
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Does anyone else have social fatigue?

The best laid plans...will exhaust you.

Helen McCrory at the premiere of A Little Chaos in 2015
People

Helen McCrory on marriage, the spotlight and being a role model to her children

On the couch with the Harry Potter star.

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Stylist Team
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Books

Why should Black women work “twice as hard for half as much”?

Read an extract from author Sophie Williams' ultimate guide for Black women at work.

Posted by
Sophie Williams
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Relationships

How to put yourself first, and stop saying “yes” to things you don’t want to do

A therapist guides us through how you can curb your people pleasing habit.

Posted by
Charley Ross
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Life

Can I have a hot girl summer without going broke?

We want the fun... without the pricetag.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
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Health

How to get through the last few weeks of lockdown, according to a psychologist

The last few weeks of lockdown are going to be gruelling for some of us, but there are simple coping methods we can all use and benefit from.

Posted by
Dr Audrey Tang
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Relationships

10 unexpected lockdown love stories (including the worst Zoom date ever)

Stylist spoke to 10 women about their lockdown love lives, to find out how they’ve navigated relationships old and new in a pandemic.

Posted by
Elizabeth McCafferty
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Florie Mwanza and Katy Harrington
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14 women on how lockdown has changed their lives, one year on

“Lockdown was supposed to be a one-time sacrifice to regain normality.”

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Health

How did we let wine become the third wheel in our friendships?

Is wine the glue holding female friendships together or is that a falsehood popular culture is selling us?

Posted by
Millie Gooch
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Relationships

“I became a young carer as a teenager and this is how my life changed”

"Getting out of the house to go to school was like escapism – even though I couldn’t keep up with it."

Posted by
Carly Lewis-Oduntan
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A young woman using smartphone in the city
Relationships

Pick up! What’s with asking permission before calling someone on the phone?

Telephonophobia is on the rise, but why and when did we all start to dread unexpected phone calls?

Posted by
Anita Ghosh
Published
Life

How International Women’s Day is celebrated differently around the world

From days off to mimosa blossoms...

Posted by
Stylist Team
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Mental Health

Want to feel excited about life again? Try this therapist-approved trick

Learn all about the power of “positive imagery”.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Careers

Is your boss allowed to spy on you when you’re working from home?

We looked into what your employer can do to monitor your activity and workload while working from home.

Posted by
Katie Bishop
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Marianne Eloise
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Everyone’s talking about ‘manifestation’, but what is it and does it work?

'Manifesting' is the new millennial and Gen-Z buzzword popping up online, mostly on Tik Tok and Twitter. But what does it really mean? And does it work?

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Wellbeing

Have we got the concept of ‘resilience’ all wrong?

Self-help hacks and motivational quotes are great and all, but not when they mask a faulty system, so is it time to rethink 'resilience'?

Posted by
Amanda Nicholls
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