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A woman on Facetime feeling tired

Ever wondered why Zoom calls are so exhausting? This new study could have the answers

Posted by
Lauren Geall
  • Illustrated image of hands applauding.
    Careers

    Why we crave praise so much, and how we can learn to live without it

  • A woman lying on top of an empty battery to show burnout
    Mental Health

    Do you feel like you need to be busy all the time? This could explain why

  • A couple lying down next to each other, with one kissing the other on the head
    Relationships

    What are love languages? And what do they mean for your relationship?

Latest Stories

How attachment theory can help you understand relationships.
Relationships

Why is everyone so obsessed with attachment theory?

Lockdown has put relationships under the microscope - but is it healthy to be so analytical?

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Memes in lockdown: psychologists explain why you can’t stop tagging everyone right now
Mental Health

The real reason you can’t stop tagging everyone in memes right now

Psychologists have revealed what your newfound love of memes actually says about you.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
A stressed woman with her hands over her face
Life

Are you stressing out over the smallest things? Lockdown 3.0 could be to blame

If everything feels like *a lot* right now, you're not alone.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
A woman tired on a treadmill
Mental Health

Tired of chasing ‘the next big thing’? Read this

If you’re feeling fed-up, it’s time to reassess your mindset.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published

Why you find it so hard to express yourself (and how to make it easier)

Because showing your true self to the world isn’t always easy.

Life

5 ways to be happy on your own, according to a therapist

Get comfortable with your own company...

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Clinique
Life

The difference between seasonal affective disorder and depression, explained

It’s not just to do with the time of year.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Life

These are the emotional ups and downs of surrogacy, according to experts

Plus, one woman's story of how her best friend carried her baby

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Clinique
Relationships

Why “don’t take it so personally” is the ultimate gaslighting insult

It sows the seeds of crippling self-doubt.

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
Period drama crushes: why you can’t stop obsessing over your Regency romance boyfriend
TV

Why you can’t stop obsessing over your Regency romance boyfriend

And no, it’s not because he licks a spoon like no other.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Life

I was positive about everything for a week - here’s what I learned

Put on a happy face…

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Method
Posted by
Christobel Hastings
Published

Here’s how to be positive when “positive thinking” makes you cringe

Train your brain to look on the bright side.

Psychology: this viral Facebook post explains why you feel so “meh” right now
Long Reads

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.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Easter eggs in January?! Here’s what super-early marketing is doing to our brains
Food

Easter eggs in January?! Here’s what super-early marketing is doing to our brains

“I’m eating Mini Eggs, it’s the first week of January, and I’m not even sorry – but I can’t help but wonder how this is impacting my sense of time.”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
A confused woman
Opinion

How the government’s coronavirus U-turns are affecting our mental health

As we brace ourselves for a third lockdown, Stylist considers the impact the government’s ‘muddled messaging’ has had on our response to the pandemic.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
How to deal with a sore loser like Donald Trump, according to experts
Relationships

This is how you deal with a sore loser, according to experts

Not sure how best to deal with a certain someone’s negative energy? Look this way…

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Couple staying home with coronavirus outside
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.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Person on bed ignoring phone
Life

“Sorry, I only just got this!” Why are some people so bad at replying to messages?

Welcome to the reality of navigating life as an awful replier.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published

Make your mental health a priority in 2021 with this simple approach

Developing your psychological resilience could help you ‘bounce back’ from life’s challenges.

Life

How to process sadness in a healthy way, according to a psychologist

And why it's ok to feel it from Bryony Gordon

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Clinique