Pandemic

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

  • Lockdown Secrets postcards
    Books

    Lockdown’s most addictive Instagram account is now available as a book

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    News

    We’re supposed to be ‘free’. So why are tensions higher than ever?

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    Life

    Not feeling as ‘free’ as you expected since coronavirus restrictions have been lifted?

Latest Stories

Woman sad on doorstep
Opinion

“I dreamed of ‘hot girl summer’ – so why am I so bored and sad?”

One writer questions the mood so many women are feeling right now.

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Hollie Richardson
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Working from home illustration: ata streaming from woman using laptop
Careers

The big problem with Boris Johnson telling us to go “back to work”

Government guidance to "work from home if you can" will be relaxed in England from 19 July, the prime minister has said.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Woman sitting on sofa looking bored and unmotivated
Mental Health

“Languishing” nails how we all feel right now, but what can we do about it?

There's a name for that post-lockdown feeling of aimlessness, hopelessness, and general lack of drive and motivation. Here's what you can do about it.

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Ben Graham
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Worried woman
Life

“I couldn’t wait for lockdown to end – so why do I miss it already?”

One writer is surprised at how anxious lockdown-easing has made her feel.

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Hollie Richardson
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Natalie Gil
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A frontline worker in India on how Covid-19 is devastating women and girls

As the deadly second wave of Covid-19 rages on, Stylist talks to women on the frontline about what is being done to tackle the crisis.

Women having fun outside
Relationships

So, are we really about to step into the next summer of love?

“People are overestimating how well we’ll all adapt to getting back to dating…”

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Hollie Richardson
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Woman searching for the answer
People

“The pandemic has made me curious about having children, but I know I’m still not ready”

How do you know when the time is right to have a baby?

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Victoria Stokes
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An illustration of a happy woman at home alone
Life

“The world has reopened and I forgot to make any plans”

Anyone else sat at home wistfully scrolling through pictures of beer gardens and outdoor restaurants? No? Just me then...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Wellbeing

“I have ‘long Covid’ and even doing downward dog leaves me short of breath”

One writer explains how coronavirus has hugely impacted her fitness.

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Jasmine Hayer
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Michelle Obama presents the Social Justice Impact Award during the 52nd NAACP Image Awards on March 27, 2021. (Photo by NAACP via Getty Images)
Celebrity

Why the Covid-19 pandemic is a “great blessing,” according to Michelle Obama

“Right now we’re learning how to get through something hard and uncomfortable and unpredictable.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lockdown exercise guidelines and whether you can workout with a friend in England, explained.
Strong Women

Hooray! Group workouts are back – here are the rules

The latest government exercise guidelines, explained.

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Chloe Gray
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Kayleigh Dray
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How to find contentment, according to the happiest country in the world

It’s time to embrace the Finnish concept of sisu.

Woman sleeping on a stop watch
Podcasts

How to reframe the feeling that you’ve “lost a year” to the pandemic

This podcast is super helpful.

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Hollie Richardson
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Illustration of couple separated by wall
Relationships

10 unexpected lockdown love stories (including the worst Zoom date ever)

Stylist spoke to 10 women about their lockdown love lives, to find out how they’ve navigated relationships old and new in a pandemic.

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Elizabeth McCafferty
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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?

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Megan Murray
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logo for Strong Women's fighting fit lockdown lessons while working out from home
Wellbeing

Fighting Fit: lockdown lessons while WOFH (working out from home)

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the first lockdown, Strong Women reflects on how the pandemic has impacted our fitness.

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Meriam Ahari
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woman working out indoors
Workouts

7 women (including a personal trainer) on why they’re giving up the gym for good

From saving time and money, to avoiding sweaty overcrowded classes – the reasons are many.

Posted by
Natalie Gil
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NHS staff campaigning for a pay rise
Politics

This is how NHS staff reacted to the proposed 1% pay rise

“We got our claps, what more did we expect?”

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Hollie Richardson
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Megan Murray
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We need to talk about the unexpected pressure furlough is putting on friendship

“I can’t wait to get back to the normal rhythms of communication with friends”

Dolly Parton
Celebrity

Anyone else slightly obsessed with how Dolly Parton marked her vaccination day?

She gave a special performance of Jolene.

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Hollie Richardson
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