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A woman staying at home during the pandemic

Why switching off from the coronavirus news cycle won’t make you less stressed

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Lauren Geall
  • A woman having a dream
    Life

    Having vivid dreams during this phase of the pandemic? This could be why

  • An illustration of a woman dealing with anxiety after reading a negative news story
    Life

    Do negative news stories make you anxious? You could have a “sticky mind”

  • An image of a couple laughing in their new home
    Life

    Scientists say this is the secret to a successful relationship

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True crime podcasts explained.
Life

A criminal psychologist explains the big problems with our true crime obsession

She presents a new podcast that examines the nation's fascination.

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Hollie Richardson
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A confused woman
Life

As lockdown eases, knowing what is ‘right’ has become a lot more complicated

Is anyone else confused?

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Lauren Geall
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Happy single woman
Life

New study confirms your relationship history doesn’t affect overall happiness

But we already knew this, right?

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

How to deal with that friend who brings their partner to everything

Without hurting anyone’s feelings.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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The cast for Ryan Murphy’s new TV series Ratched is beyond incredible

This psychological horror series will follow Ratched’s “journey and evolution from nurse to full-fledged monster.”

How to get comfortable with the ‘awkward silence’
Life

How to get comfortable with the ‘awkward silence’

Lockdown’s Zoom chats and Skype calls have changed the way we talk to one another, and not necessarily in a good way.

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Kayleigh Dray
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A crowd of people wearing face masks
Life

Face masks help stop the spread of coronavirus, so why won’t people wear them?

Despite evidence that they can stop the spread of coronavirus, some are still opposed to the idea of wearing a face mask.

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Lauren Geall
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An illustration of a woman who is stressed out
Life

“Why do I feel the need to be good at everything?”

Perfectionists, this one’s for you.

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Lauren Geall
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A man and a woman on their phones
Life

How to recognise (and deal with) a competitive friendship

Trapped in an unspoken competition with your friends? Read this...

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Kayleigh Dray
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A woman reading a book
Life

Struggling to concentrate right now? Here’s how to handle it

As life changes once again, it seems our minds are struggling to keep up.

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Lauren Geall
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How to deal with negative thoughts about your body

Psychologists and body image experts share their body image advice for lockdown.

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Ally Sinyard
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Kayleigh Dray
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What you really need to know about your lockdown horoscope

Astrology has become even more popular in lockdown, despite the fact that every day feels like Groundhog Day.

Two people holding hands
Life

There are 3 different types of attachment style. Which one are you?

Plus, what your attachment style could mean for your relationship.

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Lauren Geall
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How to make a decision.
Life

Should you wait for “something better” to come along? Here’s the science behind it

New research has given us an insight.

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Hollie Richardson
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What is gaslighting
Life

This is how you may be gaslighting other people without realising it

It seems like a positive way of behaving but it can actually be subtly toxic.

Posted by
Anna Brech
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Working from Home with Stylist.
Life

Working from Home with Stylist examines the psychology of lockdown rule breaking

Here is what to expect from the latest, and last, podcast episode.

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Hollie Richardson
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A stressed woman with her hands over her face
Life

Why everything seems harder when you’re stressed, according to a psychologist

Because everything feels like *a lot* right now.

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Lauren Geall
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A boyfriend and girlfriend calling on Zoom
Life

Separated from your partner right now? Here’s how to maintain a sense of intimacy from a distance

Because physical intimacy isn’t the only way to feel close to someone.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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There are 3 different types of people as lockdown eases. Which one are you?

New analysis by King’s College London has revealed some surprising results.

A woman in a state of flow
Life

Feeling unmotivated and anxious during lockdown? This simple concept could be the answer

Achieving a state of flow could give your wellbeing a boost during the pandemic.

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Lauren Geall
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