Mental Health

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What is HPV? An expert answers our most Googled questions

Smear tests now check for HPV first. Here's everything you need to know about the virus.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Long Reads

A guide to safeguarding your mental health at work

Advice on what you deserve, who to talk to and what to do.

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Megan Murray
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Life

How to beat the dreaded Sunday night syndrome and sleep like a baby

An expert shares her most effective strategies.

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Harriet Hall
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People

“Why the concept of Blue Monday damages our understanding of mental health”

Depression is not a one day event.

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Emily Reynolds
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DJ curates soothing playlist of songs to help you fall asleep

Listen to the exclusive playlist right here.

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The mental health benefits of travelling the world alone

Building resilience from the outside in

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Anna Brech
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Books

Late Prozac Nation author Elizabeth Wurtzel’s legacy

In 1994, no one talked about depression... until this woman did.

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Anna Fielding
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Life

How to safeguard your mental health on dating apps

Love is a battlefield. Protect your mental health when dating with Scarlett Curtis' tried-and-tested tips.

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Scarlett Curtis
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Life

Why do we get anxiety dreams, and what do they really mean?

Here’s how to decode them.

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Anna Brech
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The physical symptoms of burnout are wide ranging.
Life

This is what happens to our bodies when we’re burnt out

From delayed periods to headaches and dizziness, these are the tell-tale symptoms to look out for.

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Lauren Geall
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Davina McCall’s heartfelt message reminds us why we need to take sick days
People

Davina McCall has unveiled her tried-and-tested cure for burnout

Sometimes – just sometimes – it really is better to stay home and do nothing.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Hollie Richardson
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Nadiya Hussain and Fearne Cotton get real about the “quiet inner voice” phenomenon

This is so relatable.

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Life

Why going to the cinema alone is a brilliant form of self-care

Show this to the next person who calls you a weirdo for booking that cinema trip for one.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

6 of the best desk plants to brighten up your workspace

According to new research, having a small plant on your desk can help to reduce your stress levels.

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Lauren Geall
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Long Reads

How running every day has made me happier (and why it can for you, too)

Bella Mackie turned to running after a marriage breakdown and a mental health crisis. She hasn’t looked back since.

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Bella Mackie
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Lucy Mangan

Lucy Mangan: “Why I’ve decided to come off antidepressants after 4 years”

Columnist Lucy Mangan thinks it’s time to try and do it without pills, and be herself without ingested support.

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Lucy Mangan
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Life

The science of boredom: when did we lose the ability to be bored?

“There’s rarely a moment when our brains are not subject to some form of external stimulus.”

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Meena Alexander
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People

Matt Haig just perfectly explained why Meghan and Harry’s decision is so important

The author and mental health campaigner took to Twitter to praise the royals for their decision to step away from their roles.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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Could this “climate control” smart mattress really hold the key to a good night’s sleep?

Welcome to the future of sleep tech.

Life

Dopamine fasting is the buzzy new way to clear your mind – but does it really work?

The latest wellness trend to emerge from Silicon Valley.

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Jessica Rapana
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