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A third of people feel relieved when a friend cancels on them, according to a new YouGov survey.
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Do you feel relieved when a friend cancels plans? You’re not alone

New research has shown how many of us feel secretly pleased when a friend bails on us.

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Charli XCX just nailed what makes social media so addictive

“The pressures of social media is what I find to be quite hard, because it’s like a drug.”

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The key question you should ask before staying friends with your ex

Separate want from need in freeing yourself from emotional wreckage.

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Only 3% of our time is spent doing things we actually enjoy

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Cancel anxiety: why you shouldn’t feel guilty for flaking on friends

It’s ok to not attend every single Christmas dinner.

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Are you a compulsive worrier? Here’s how to break the cycle

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This is how burnout really affects your body

From delayed periods to headaches and dizziness, this is what to look out for.

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Chidera Eggerue aka The Slumflower shares her empowering daily mantra

Print it, laminate it and repeat it every day.

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Why cold water swimming is the ultimate way to practise mindfulness

“You’re there. Alive. Uncomfortable. Aware of everything around you as well as what’s going on in your body.”

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These are the 4 signs you could be a functioning alcoholic, according to a doctor

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SAD: how exercise can ease symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder

According to new research, working out for this long could help reduce your seasonal affective disorder.

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Vicky McClure on the mental health benefits of authentic friendships

“Find people that are not in competition with you, they’re not trying to bring you down,” she says.

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Nadiya Hussain’s advice to her younger self is incredibly moving

“Be kind to yourself… it’s going to be OK.”

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What’s the difference between seasonal affective disorder and depression?

It’s not just to do with the time of year.

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Dua Lipa looks for things she doesn’t want to see on the internet

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What is stress, and how does it affect your body?

For National Stress Awareness Day, we put your most frequently asked questions about stress to a number of experts. Here’s what they had to say.

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How embracing the ‘mindful sex’ trend could boost your wellbeing

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Reese Witherspoon still feels “guilt” and “extreme anger” over teenage sexual assault

“I sometimes get really upset and it runs the gamut from sad to heartbroken to extreme anger,” says The Morning Show star.

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