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  • Woman dancing in club
    Politics

    Will we really be dancing in nightclubs this June?

  • Woman putting on makeup in lockdown
    Mental Health

    Want to feel excited about life again? Try this therapist-approved trick

  • Woman sat with her laptop in bed
    Mental Health

    Still dreading Zoom calls with friends? Try setting this game-changing rule

Latest Stories

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Wellbeing

“I have ‘long-term Covid’, here’s how it’s affecting my fitness”

Not all symptoms are visible, but they are very much real.

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Jasmine Hayer
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Covid-19: This is what it’s really like to work for the NHS right now
Long Reads

This is what it’s really like to work for the NHS right now

“It’s both mentally and physically demanding. There is no simple way to put it.”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Sex and the City reboot to feature Covid-19 story
TV

The SATC reboot will feature a bold Covid-19 storyline, according to SJP

And she’s hinted it may be used to explain Samantha (aka Kim Cattrall)’s absence from the TV show, too…

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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How great TV is adding structure back to our lives in lockdown 3.0
TV

How great TV is adding structure back to our lives in lockdown 3.0

You better believe the pandemic is changing how and why we watch TV.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Hollie Richardson
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Why are so many private renters still committed to living in London?

Because now would be the perfect time to move somewhere cheaper.

Books
Books

9 gripping books to get you through the next few weeks

In case you've already raced through the pile on your bedside table.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Mental Health

“Why am I overthinking every little worry right now?”

An expert explains what's going on.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Woman blowing birthday cake
Opinion

Why January birthdays might actually be a blessing in disguise this year

A message for all the Capricorns and Aquariuses out there.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Wellbeing

7 winter walk routes in London to inspire your daily exercise

The perfect way to get your exercise in the city during lockdown.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Clap for carers: NHS staff explain why we should rethink the event
Life

NHS staff explain why it might be time to rethink the Clap For Heroes

Frontline workers have shared their views.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Woman on phone
Wellbeing

“I've become obsessed with my step count – but is that such a bad thing?”

One writer examines her 10,000 step daily walking target.

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Hollie Richardson
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Kayleigh Dray
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You’re not the only one feeling “meh” right now – this theory explains why

Have you heard of Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs? Prepare to feel seen.

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Health

8 reasons to be hopeful (even if you’re not feeling it right now)

In need of a pick-me-up? Look this way.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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People

Why Daisy May Cooper’s question for Boris Johnson is going viral

She shared it after the lockdown announcement.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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How to stay calm and positive in the face of relentless dread
Mental Health

The secret to staying calm and positive in the face of relentless dread

Feeling permanently stressed, anxious or fearful? You’re not alone – here’s 6 ways to deal with it.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Mental Health

Understanding the 3 main reactions to the rise in Covid-19 cases

It’s important to figure out how this is impacting you as a human being, says psychotherapist Ruairi Stewart.

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

New Year Honours: meet the frontline heroes who gave their all to fighting the pandemic

Round of applause for these extraordinary people.

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Christobel Hastings
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People

Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s story about her kitchen discos is a vital lesson in silencing our inner critic

The pop singer was filled with self-doubt before starting the lockdown gigs.

Posted by
Christobel Hastings
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Christobel Hastings
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It wasn’t all bad: 10 life-affirming moments that make 2020 worth remembering

Let's take a look back at the silver linings.

Entertainment

Patti Smith is performing a tribute to NHS workers on NYE – here’s how you can watch

The punk rock legend will be rocking in 2021 with a very special broadcast.

Posted by
Christobel Hastings
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