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A woman dealing with stress

Could this 10-minute exercise be the answer to avoiding burnout?

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Lauren Geall
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    Mental Health

    Why the Nordic concept of ‘friluftsliv’ could be the key to better mental health as lockdown eases

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    Strong Women

    Feeling mentally exhausted? Today's Strong Minds Summit will help you avoid burnout

  • Benefits of sunshine
    Life

    Why getting outside in the sunshine is so good for your health

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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.

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Natalie Gil
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A woman in black leggings and a pink vest top running through the woodland
Workouts

Why trail running is really worth a go

Running off-road on a varied surface can feel daunting, it’s actually gentler on your body.

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Chloe Gray
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A collection of large plants in the corner of a bedroom
Plants

11 statement houseplants to give your living space a new lease of life this spring

Spruce up your space.

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Lauren Geall
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Wellbeing

Can a city walk really be as good for you as a stroll in nature?

How does your body and mind fare when your daily walk is in the concrete jungle?

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Chloe Gray
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Lauren Geall
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David Attenborough’s new documentary may be his most stunning yet

A Perfect Planet is coming to the BBC in the new year.

My Octopus Teacher
TV

8 soothing documentaries that will put you back in touch with nature

In case you are in need of a relaxing watch tonight.

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Hollie Richardson
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Netflix’s A Life On Our Planet: Why David Attenborough’s new documentary has brought so many viewers to tears
Film

Why Netflix’s A Life On Our Planet has brought so many viewers to tears

Sir David Attenborough’s devastating new documentary has prompted an outpouring of emotion on Twitter.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Houseplants on Instagram: 9 of the best accounts to follow.
Plants

10 beautiful Instagram accounts to follow if you love plants (and don’t want to kill them)

Bring a bit of foliage to your feed.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Lockdown has changed London’s renting scene: these are our new priorities

Community vibes and green spaces are key, according to new research.

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Anna Brech
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Matt Haig
People

Matt Haig just perfectly explained how the climate crisis is linked to our mental health

“We need to stop compartmentalising issues.”

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Lauren Geall
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Holidays

7 UK nature escapes for your next weekend getaway

Wellies at the ready...

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Lizzie Pook
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Lauren Geall
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9 beautiful botanical gardens in the UK to visit this bank holiday

Get ready to immerse yourself in nature.

Unusual houseplants
Plants

7 unusual houseplants to add a splash of excitement to any room

Move over, snake plant.

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Lauren Geall
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Marisela Silva Parra and Chela Elena Umire
Life

Meet the women fighting to save the Amazon rainforest

Plus, how you can help from the UK.

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Lauren Geall
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Travel

Brilliant UK glamping spots to visit this summer

These glamping sites are genuinely luxurious, but with rolling countryside views to boot.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Plants

5 gardening kits to buy if you want to be green-fingered this summer

It's time to get out there in the sunshine and back to nature!

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Rainbow over Finland
Life

You can now take a course in contentment from the happiest country on Earth

The course, made up of a series of 60-minute happiness classes, is open to everyone online.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Homeware

This interior design concept taps into our innate love of nature

We all need to try Biophilia in lockdown.

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Megan Murray
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Lauren Geall
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Going for a walk outside isn’t just good news for your health – it can help the planet, too

A recent study from the University of Plymouth revealed that spending time in nature could encourage us to engage in environmentally friendly behaviours.

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Long Reads

The powerful impact a walk has on your mental health

The National Trust has opened all of its parklands and gardens for free during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kate Leaver
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