Psychology

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    Life

    Did you know there's a good kind of narcissist?

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    Life

    15 tiny steps to make you feel 20% less stressed

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    Long Reads

    Feeling stressed and anxious? These yoga poses will help relax your body

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  • Anxiety: how to stop negative news affecting mental health
    Life

    How to stop negative news stories impacting your mental health

    14 ways to stay calm when the world’s headlines trigger your anxiety

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    Kayleigh Dray
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  • Life

    The science behind a sneeze: everyone’s is different, but why?

    As hay fever season begins, Stylist delves a little deeper into the science of sneezing

    Posted by
    Hannah Keegan
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    Long Reads

    How to embrace solitude and learn to love being by yourself

    “Spending time alone is an essential part of my mental health maintenance,” says Poorna Bell

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    Poorna Bell
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    Life

    How celebrity fat-shaming affects women’s views of their own bodies

    In a new study, psychologists explore how women are influenced by the treatment of famous female bodies in the media.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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    Life

    In defence of being a humble people pleaser

    The pleasure is all mine… and yours, actually, says one proud people pleaser

    Posted by
    Libby Heeley
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    Life

    You’ve probably been living by this Finnish lifestyle concept for years

    Most modern women live by the Finnish philosophy of sisu without even realising it – but that doesn’t mean we should.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • Life

    When should you take time off work for your mental health?

    Because it’s okay to take the day off to refresh your brain.

    Posted by
    Stylist Team
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    Life

    How keeping your own surname changes the way people perceive your marriage

    Research suggests staying as ‘Ms’ can influence how outsiders view your relationship. Why is this still an issue in the 21st century?

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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    Careers

    How to deal with deadline stress, according to a time management coach

    Six strategies to help you cope if deadlines make you break out in a cold sweat.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • An illustration of a woman listening to a podcast
    Life

    This true crime podcast says everything about classic manipulators

    We challenge you not to be riveted

    Posted by
    Anna Brech
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  • Life

    A psychologist explains how to stop procrastinating, once and for all

    You’re not doomed to Sunday night panic, no matter how inevitable it may feel.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
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    Long Reads

    Why are we so scared of silence?

    From podcasts by day, to white noise at night, we’re constantly buffering ourselves from silence. But why?

    Posted by
    Lauren Bravo
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    Careers

    The disturbing reason people don’t trust attractive women in the workplace

    A new study suggests beautiful businesswomen are viewed with suspicion. In an appearance-obsessed world, it almost seems as though women can’t win.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
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    Life

    The unexpectedly positive side effect of watching Scandal

    New research reveals that political dramas with female lead characters offer much more than just light entertainment.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Careers

    Doing this each morning will make you more enthusiastic about work

    Do you struggle to get back in the professional zone after time out? This simple strategy could be the answer.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Opinion

    Why we need to reconsider ‘turning into your mother’

    Is it really that bad?

    In partnership with
    PANDORA
  • Careers

    Why we should all express more gratitude in the workplace

    How does better sleep, fewer headaches and healthier eating sound to you?

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    5 things you need to care less about, according to a psychotherapist

    No more thinking about what you 'should' do

    In partnership with
    Aqua Libra
  • Life

    A body language expert on the non-verbal lying clues you've been missing

    The legs never lie...

    In partnership with
    ITV
  • Life

    How our romantic relationships can be affected by what we share on social media

    What we share (or don’t share) on social media can dent our relationship satisfaction – but there is an easy way to fix it.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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