Productivity

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A woman working from home

Why getting dressed when you’re working from home is more important than you think

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Lauren Geall
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    Life

    What we can all learn from ditching the concept of “laziness”

  • Coffee cup and saucer
    Life

    Coffee actually does solve problems, so pour us another espresso

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    4 reasons why it’s OK to be quiet in meetings at work

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Two women who are happy at work
Life

Being happy at work is a potent recipe for success – here’s why

Print this off, laminate it and show it to your boss.

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Anna Brech
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Best 2020 diaries
Life

The best 2020 diaries to help you get your new year organisation underway

Make organisation a little bit more appealing with this selection of beautiful planners and diaries.

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Lauren Geall
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A woman checking her phone
Life

How to banish email guilt in three easy steps

Break free from the pressure of unread messages.

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Anna Brech
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A bedtime routine
Life

12 successful women share their feel-good bedtime routines

From red wine and vinyl to escapist reading

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Anna Brech
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Lauren Geall
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Does your to-do list stress you out? This simple rule could help you regain control

It’s about time we stopped our to-do lists from weighing us down.

Amy Poehler in Parks and Recreation
Life

Hate futile work meetings? Think of them as therapy

Relax: office meetings are a chance to connect and vent, says new research

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Anna Brech
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Life

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

Here’s why that is a problem.

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Lauren Geall
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Benefits of drinking tea
Life

Tea drinkers, this is the surprise impact that a cuppa has on our brains

These are the benefits of drinking tea.

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Hollie Richardson
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Best to-do list apps
Life

These to-do list apps will revolutionise the way you organise your life

We’ve collated six of the best.

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Anna Brech
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September Reset: Woman meditating on the floor imagining the things she wants in life.
Life

A step-by-step guide to getting your life back on track as holiday season comes to a close

Set some goals, establish some new routines and get ready to take the rest of 2019 by storm.

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Lauren Geall
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Women vs Men
Life

Women aren’t any better at multitasking than men – we just work harder

And now science has proved it.

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Lauren Geall
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Anna Brech
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How and why to own the art of being lazy

Resist our obsession with busy

Lucy Mangan

Lucy Mangan has a message for those smug people who always wake up early

"Early birds aren't top of the pecking order," insists late-riser Lucy Mangan.

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Lucy Mangan
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Life

Do we need to give up sitting down for good?

Sitting down all day has been proven to damage our health. Stylist investigates whether it’s time to take a stand.

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Kate Faithfull-Williams
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How social media and productivity pressure sucked the joy out of having fun
Life

How social media and productivity porn sucked the joy out of downtime

Feel like you’re never really ‘off’? Here’s how to start having fun again

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Alexandra Jones
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Life

Farewell, open-plan: why we should all have private booths at work

It's time to break free

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Anna Brech
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Life

The power of a slow morning to start your working day

Ease yourself in gently for greater creativity

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Anna Brech
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Books

6 of the best self-help books to read with zero embarrassment

Put these life-fuelling tomes on your hit list

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Anna Brech
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Anna Brech
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How Amazon's Alexa can quell your nighttime panic

AI voice assistant will prompt you to do forgotten tasks

Woman uses her phone while sitting at a cafe
Life

We need to talk about this game-changing new tool on Facebook and Instagram

This new addition to the platforms will either boost your productivity or terrify you. Or both

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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