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Mental Health

The January blues will hit harder this year – here are 5 things that will really help

The January blues are bad enough but this year they feel even tougher with Covid-19 to contend with. Here are 5 easy things that will really help.

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Ella Glover
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Careers

Can your boss really spy on you when you’re working remotely?

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

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Katie Bishop
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Life

This is how to make your home smell exactly like a fancy hotel

Recreate these heavenly aromas so your living space smells just as sweet.

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

The funniest Twitter moments of 2020 for some year-end cheer

In need of a laugh? Scroll this way.

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Christobel Hastings
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Bronnie Ware
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The 5 most common regrets of the dying – and what we can learn from them

Learn to live in the moment and care less about what other people think.

Life

It wasn’t all bad: 10 life-affirming moments that make 2020 worth remembering

Let's take a look back at the silver linings.

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

How to process sadness in a healthy way, according to a psychologist

And why it's ok to feel it from Bryony Gordon

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Clinique
Astrology

The post-Christmas full moon can help manifest your New Year's goals

Here are some festive ways to celebrate and charge up your goals with a cosmic boost, straight from a witch's mouth.

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Nina Kahn
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Life

5 magical Christmas traditions from around the world to add to your festive ritual

Take inspiration from another culture this Christmas.

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

5 ways we can all be more inclusive, according to an expert

Positive change means being proactive

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Clinique
Relationships

What’s the deal with mistletoe (and is it actually really creepy)?

We give you a brief and comprehensive history of the festive green leaves that launched a million Christmas kisses.

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Mollie Goodfellow
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Nina Kahn
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What’s in the stars? An astrologer predicts Christmas cosmic holiday madness

How the stars will affect our holiday festivities this year, and what's to come in the new year.

Life

5 ways to do Christmas differently this year

Keep the magic of Christmas alive by making new traditions.

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Gordon's Gin
Life

5 practical ways to turn around a tough experience, according to an expert

Life getting you down? Here are some ways to get back on your feet.

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Clinique
Life

We spoke to a psychologist about how to know if you're on the right path

These are the five things to think about

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Armani Beauty
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Life

Are you a doomscroller or joyscroller? And what does that say about you?

What our doomscrolling and joyscrolling habits can tell us about the world in 2020

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Sara Radin
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Life

What photography taught me about being present in today's world

Claire Menary on how photography can help us stay grounded

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Armani Beauty
Life

5 ways to make your fitness routine more sustainable

Because fitness should benefit your body, brain and the planet.

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Tencel
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Hollie Richardson
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“Why do I still not have enough time to get stuff done in lockdown?”

One writer shares the guilt she feels around not “doing enough” right now.

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Wellbeing

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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Marianne Eloise
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