Lockdown

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  • Wellbeing

    Lost exercise motivation in these uncertain times? This is how to work through it

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    Life

    Are you washing your face mask correctly?

  • Dating in lockdown: tier 2 rules.
    Dating

    Dating in lockdown: what do the new tier 2 rules mean for single people?

Latest Stories

Wellbeing

”Liverpool’s lockdown means gyms are closed, and I’m now fearful about my mental health”

Alice Porter, a writer from Liverpool, goes to the gym for the physical and mental health benefits – the new lockdown restrictions have made her worry for both.

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Alice Porter
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“Sad, angry, frustrated”: reactions to London moving into Covid Tier 2 lockdown
News

“Sad, angry, frustrated”: 11 reactions to the Covid Tier 2 and Tier 3 lockdowns

The government has announced that millions of people up and down the country will face tougher coronavirus restrictions. Here’s how we reacted to the news.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Strong Women

Why are we all feeling so bloated right now?

A gastroenterologist explains how pandemic life might have affected our gut health.

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Chloe Gray
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Coronavirus
Politics

Why no one can agree if the lockdown “circuit breaker” is a good idea

Will England go into full lockdown for three weeks?

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Hollie Richardson
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Miranda Larbi
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A simple guide to buying vitamins now that winter is approaching

Make sure you're getting your daily dose.

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Life

Helpful ways to tell your friends that you’re anxious about socialising right now

It’s OK to set boundaries during this difficult time.

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Lauren Geall
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Fashion

Here’s what I want you to know about dressing modestly

Moving past the misconceptions

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Life

“The important lesson my dog taught me in lockdown”

“You don’t quite realise the importance of slowing down until you’ve got a furry friend to remind you.”

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Lauren Geall
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Dating in lockdown: cuffing season
Dating

What do single people really think about “cuffing season” in the time of Covid-19?

Because things are a little different this year.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Feeling flat
Opinion

Feeling emotionally flat? Don’t worry, you’re not alone

Life coach Leanne Evans gives us her top tips

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Felicity Thistlethwaite
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How to host a virtual murder mystery on Zoom
Life

How to host your own online murder mystery party

From ticketed events to tips on how to host your own, here’s everything you need to unleash your inner Miss Marple.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lauren Geall
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7 easy ways to celebrate a friend’s birthday during lockdown

You can still have a good time without a physical celebration.

Women elbow bumping in lockdown
Life

Craving physical contact? An expert has this advice for anyone feeling frustrated

New research shows just how important touch is for our wellbeing.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

Show someone they’re on your mind with these thoughtful care packages

Brighten a loved one’s day with these beautiful gifts.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Renting during the pandemic:
Life

What private renters need to know about evictions and the “winter truce”

All your big renting questions answered.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Dating

What do the lockdown rules really mean for single people and dating?

One writer shares her concerns about dating this autumn.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Wellbeing

How to stop uncertain times from having a negative impact on your body image

Our body image is worse than ever, and it’s all to do with feeling out of control.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Sleep

How the new coronavirus restrictions have played havoc with our sleep

“The introduction of the rule of six was like having a huge collective rug pulled from under our feet.”

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Lauren Geall
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Megan Murray
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“I’m going to create new traditions this Christmas, instead of dwelling on old ones”

“This could be an opportunity for a Christmas which doesn’t blend into the rest, maybe I’ll do something for me, or for others.”

Life

How many people are allowed at a wedding? New rules introduced today

This weekend was the last chance for couples getting married with a guest list of 30.

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Megan Murray
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