Mental Health Awareness

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People are sharing the best mental health advice they’ve received, and it’s seriously powerful

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Lauren Geall
  • Long Reads

    A guide to safeguarding your mental health at work

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    Life

    The *real* reason you’re feeling anxious about returning to work this week

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    Life

    These are the tell-tale signs that your friend is a psychopath

Latest Stories

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Life

This is why Instagram may hide your like count

The network is rolling out its experiment to block like figures worldwide.

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Anna Brech
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National Stress Awareness Day: What is stress? What does stress do to your body?
Life

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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Lauren Geall
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Meghan Markle
People

Meghan Markle “doesn’t want to be loved” by the public – for a powerful reason

The Duchess of Sussex says she’s not motivated by public affection in her role.

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Anna Brech
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Instagram bans plastic surgery filters
Life

Instagram just banned filters which depict or promote plastic surgery – here’s why that’s important

The ban is another step in the right direction for the social media platform.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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Stop telling Meghan Markle to “think positively” – it’s more damaging than you realise

The Duchess has been criticised for talking about her mental health because she is in a privileged position.

The different types of OCD, explained
Life

All the different types of OCD, explained

Because there is so much more to the condition than cleanliness.

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Lauren Geall
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Fashion

Topshop unveils CALM partnership for mental health awareness

A collection of hoodies, T-shirts and sweaters is released on World Mental Health Day

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Grace Cook
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Penny Jarrett
People

What it’s like to be diagnosed with ADHD as a 30-year-old woman

ADHD is usually associated with hyperactive schoolboys. Here, blogger Penny Jarrett reveals what it’s like to be diagnosed as an adult woman.

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Penny Jarrett
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Woman with depression
Life

This is the one symptom of depression outsiders really struggle to understand

“It makes zero sense.”

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Anna Brech
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People

Ayishat Akanbi: “We need a broader understanding of mental health issues”

“For all our efforts to remove the shame from mental health, some of the symptoms are still stigmatised.”

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Ayishat Akanbi
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People

Camila Cabello just shared the simple self-help technique she uses to overcome her anxiety

"I am totally aware that I can use this platform to help people even in small ways."

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Christobel Hastings
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Jameela Jamil just made an important point about exercising for your mental health

"Trying is winning".

Matt Haig
People

Matt Haig has this message for people suggesting he “beat” mental health problems to be successful

“You can have issues and do stuff.”

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Poldark screenwriter on how her experience with postnatal depression helped inspire the show

“After the birth of my first child, it didn’t occur to me to talk about the permanent ‘fog’ I felt I was wading through.”

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Christobel Hastings
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People

Camila Cabello’s honest words about overcoming anxiety are so incredibly relatable

"You choose who you're going to be."

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Christobel Hastings
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Lizzo on the GLAAD awards red carpet in green dress
People

Lizzo just spoke about her depression on Instagram - here's why that's important

“Sad af today. But this too shall pass," the singer wrote.

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Lauren Geall
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Demi Lovato on the importance of her friends.
People

Demi Lovato just reminded us how important it is to talk to friends about our mental health

Those friendships are to be treasured.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Ashley Tisdale performing on The Late Late Show with James Corden
People

Ashley Tisdale has opened up about her experiences with anxiety and depression

“No more self-doubt, no more fear, no more shame of what I struggle with. I feel proud, I feel purpose and I feel empowered.”

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Lauren Geall
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Nadiya Hussain opens up about her panic disorder in new BBC show

We'll see her going to therapy for the first time.

People

Jameela Jamil responds to special “honour” from Meghan and Harry

It’s all part of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Mental Health Awareness Week plans.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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