Mental Health

Mental Health, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

  • Illustration of a woman suffering from burnout
    Books

    6 steps that will take you from burnout to thriving

  • Imposter syndrome in the gym
    Wellbeing

    Feel like you don’t ‘belong’ in the gym? Here’s how to deal with gymtimidation

  • Shannon Lawlor bathtime routine self-care and health anxiety
    Beauty

    “How my nightly baths help me feel connected to my body”

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A girl holding a cup of coffee.
Mental Health

26 highly recommended self-care ideas that really work

Self care is more important now than ever. Here, women share their go-tos for when they need to destress.

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Ria Wolstenholme
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Fearne Cotton headshot against a blue background
Celebrity

Why people are loving Fearne Cotton’s raw response to a bad night’s sleep

“Anxiety crept up on me as my head hit the pillow and I just couldn’t get into a deep sleep.”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
A collage of writer Rebecca Fearn and one of her nail art designs featuring polka dots
Beauty

“Nail art helped me to manage my OCD during the pandemic”

Here’s how one writer found solace in at-home manicures.

Posted by
Rebecca Fearn
Published
A woman sat at home scrolling on her phone with a cup of tea. She is wearing a yellow jumper and jeans.
Mental Health

Women are sharing the advice they’d give their younger selves

“Be kind with your emotions.”

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Jasmine Hayer
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“I have ‘long Covid’ and even doing downward dog leaves me short of breath”

One writer explains how coronavirus has hugely impacted her fitness.

Mindfulness techniques: woman stood in field looking into distance
Health

How to be mindful on a day-to-day basis, by Headspace’s director of meditation

Headspace's director of meditation gives you five top tips for achieving true mindfulness.

Posted by
Charley Ross
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Woman smiling in park in sunlight
Careers

The unexpected psychological impact of a long weekend

Print this, laminate it and show it to your boss. Right now.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Sharon Stone and Britney Spears - comp cutout
Celebrity

Why Sharon Stone’s story about Britney Spears is so heartbreaking

This tells us so much about what it’s like to be a young woman in the media spotlight.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
A woman scrolling through the news nervous about lockdown restrictions easing and life going back to normal
Mental Health

“Lockdown easing should be a good thing – so why do I feel so uneasy?”

After so long spent staying at home, getting back into the swing of things feels overwhelming.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
How to create a safe fitness regime with anxiety
Strong Women

6 tips for safely developing a fitness routine when you live with anxiety

Generalised Anxiety Disorder can be eased with movement but finding a type of exercise to suit you and your GAD is totally individual.

Posted by
Beth Ashley
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A collage of covers of How To Build A Healthy Brain, Get A Grip, Love and Maybe You Should Talk To Someone.
Books

9 brilliant books about mental health and wellbeing (that are actually helpful)

These titles cover everything from anxiety and depression to seeking therapy and setting boundaries.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Miranda Larbi
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How strength training can help improve mental health

Strength training doesn't just make us physically stronger, it can also make us more mentally resilient.

Woman meditating on the bed
Mental Health

Can't sleep? Try these mindfulness tips before bed

If you’re having trouble switching your brain off at night, here is some expert advice to quieten your mind.

Posted by
Ally Sinyard
Published
anxious woman looking at phone
Mental Health

Feeling anxious about lockdown easing? Try adopting a curious mindset

Help yourself to cope with change with this simple approach.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
A woman wearing goggles and a swimming hat swimming through a lake with grey skies behind her.
Strong Women

Women are swearing by cold water swimming to improve mood and mental health

How wild swimming has helped women get through lockdown – from boosting self-esteem to creating community.

Posted by
Natalie Gil
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Camilla encourages women to push back and to ask questions in our journey to get strong, in order to safe guard our mental health
Strong Women

5 elite athletes on how they learnt to love their bodies – and how you can too

Sportswomen on what they’ve learnt on their body image journeys so far and their advice for others hoping to practise self-love.

Posted by
Tiwa Adebayo
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moving with joy improves body image
Strong Women

Moving joyfully improved my body image – here‘s how you can do it too

Like many women, I‘ve not always had a great relationship with exercise – but focussing on feeling good rather than on gains helped to change that.

Posted by
Mollie Quirk
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Woman sending WhatsApp messages
Life

“Lockdown is nearly over and yet WhatsApp has never felt more draining”

We're so close to the end of lockdown, so why don't I want to make any plans?

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Lauren Geall
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Struggling with the isolation of WFH? Here’s how to make things easier

Life outside of the structure and social atmosphere of the office can be isolating and overwhelming.

Caroline Flack, Britney Spears, and Meghan Markle
Celebrity

How many more have to suffer in the spotlight before we learn our lesson?

Britney Spears, Caroline Flack, Meghan Markle and so many more keep being let down.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published