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Zoey Deutch on coronavirus and survivor's guilt

Zoey Deutch powerfully highlights the link between coronavirus and survivor’s guilt

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Kayleigh Dray
  • Strong Women

    How to deal with negative thoughts about your body

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    Life

    Struggling to make sense of your emotions in lockdown? This simple exercise could help

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    Beauty

    Why do we keep apologising for our appearance on video calls?

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A woman looking forward to the future
Life

Why imagining life after coronavirus is so important for our mental health

“When we allow ourselves to look forward we don’t feel stuck.”

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Lauren Geall
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A woman hiding in her house
Life

How to deal with ‘return anxiety’ and your dread of lockdown ending

Here’s how to handle this unfamiliar feeling.

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Lauren Geall
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The physical symptoms of burnout are wide ranging.
Life

This is what happens to our bodies when we’re burnt out

From delayed periods to headaches and dizziness, these are the tell-tale symptoms to look out for.

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Lauren Geall
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A woman having dreams
Life

“Why do I keep dreaming about my ex?” An expert decodes our vivid lockdown dreams

Could our subconscious adventures reveal hidden truths?

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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Here’s how to deal with being unable to concentrate during lockdown

Our ability to concentrate is at an all time low.

coronavirus isolation fatigue is making people want to break lockdown
Long Reads

This graph will help you understand your ever-changing lockdown mood

What are the 7 stages of change, and how can they help us adapt to the new normal?

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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A woman having a dream
Life

Why are we all having such vivid dreams at the moment?

An expert has the answers we’ve all been looking for.

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Lauren Geall
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Long Reads

Suffering from burnout? Here’s why you should try the 42% rule

UK workers are clocking up an average of 28 hours overtime a month during lockdown.

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Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski
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A woman feeling guilty and stressed
Life

Feeling guilty? Why your inner critic is louder than ever during lockdown

We asked an expert how to overcome this strange phenomenon.

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Lauren Geall
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Coronavirus and mental health
Life

This expert just nailed why we shouldn’t feel guilty about not feeling OK right now

Dr Jilly Gibson-Miller has been conducting research into the public’s response to Covid-19.

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Lauren Geall
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Beauty

Can’t stop touching your face? This is what it’s doing to your skin

Plus, a psychodermatologist's advice on how to stop.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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Lauren Geall
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There are 3 types of people in lockdown. Which one are you?

New research has revealed that there are three different types of response to the lockdown, and it makes a lot of sense.

The psychology of Netflix: what your viewing habits really say about your lockdown mood
Life

What your current Netflix viewing habits really say about you

It seems our Netflix choices paint a very interesting picture of our emotional states right now...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lockdown mental health.
Life

Feeling like a child again during lockdown? An expert explains what’s happening

It could be happening if you're isolating alone or staying with parents.

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Hollie Richardson
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WhatsApp conversations getting tenser in lockdown? Stop using full stops
Life

Is there anything more passive-aggressive than this WhatsApp move?

Are your WhatsApp conversations getting tenser in lockdown? Pay close attention to your punctuation...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

What’s with all the viral tag challenges on social media?

From “until tomorrow” to “run five, donate five, tag five,” social media is on fire with viral challenges. But why?

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Lauren Geall
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A woman watching TV
Life

Why we’re seeking solace in our favourite classic TV shows during lockdown

Because we can’t be the only ones re-watching Friends for the 106th time.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Best TV shows 2020: Killing Eve Season Three.
Life

Killing Eve’s Villanelle isn’t the show’s only psychopath, says clinical psychologist

It seems Sandra Oh's Eve is every bit as psychopathic as Jodie Comer's Villanelle – and this exposes an uncomfortable truth for all of us.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Is it OK to take time off work for your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic?

You might feel reluctant to take a mental health sick day when you're working from home, but doing so is essential for refreshing your mind.

A woman on Facetime feeling tired
Life

We’re all staring at ourselves on Zoom calls, and it’s exhausting (literally)

Is virtual socialising making you more tired than usual? Here's why.

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Lauren Geall
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