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Why singing is the perfect antidote to coronavirus anxiety

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Lauren Geall
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    “Why do I keep randomly crying?”

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Life

“Where did all the toilet roll go?” The psychology of panic buying

As the coronavirus outbreak drives us to the supermarkets, Stylist explores why we feel the need to stock up.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

3 healthy coping mechanisms to help you deal with coronavirus anxiety

Keep your anxiety under control with these helpful expert tips.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

“Is working in your pyjamas ever a good idea?” The psychology of getting dressed when you’re WFH

This probably isn’t the news you wanted to hear.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Here's how to ensure your relationship lasts beyond the honeymoon phase

In the immortal words of Hannah Montana, "nobody's perfect"

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Aiden Wynn
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Lauren Geall
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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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Life

Do you feel anxious after reading the news? You could have a “sticky mind”

Here’s how to deal with (and shift) those anxious thoughts.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

3 ways to think more positively, because the negativity bias is real

Looking on the bright side of life just got a whole lot easier.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

The 3 different attachment styles, and how they affect your relationships

A relationship expert explains all.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

This is a major reason why people stay in unhappy relationships

Apparently, altruism comes into play when deciding whether or not to break up.

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Moya Crockett
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Why do so many women have a complex relationship with food?

Eating should be a simple exchange – but even the smartest brains over complicate it.

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Alix Walker
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“A friend told me I was ‘draining’ when struggling with my mental health”

Needing support with your mental health does not make you a burden.

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Jenny Haward
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Kayleigh Dray
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Stacey Dooley’s On The Psych Ward reveals reality of being sectioned

“Things have to get a lot worse before they decide to help you. And, by the time things are worse, you don’t actually want the help.”

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Life

This wellbeing hack will help you to see the bright side of life – and it’s completely free

Trust us, it’s a goodun’.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

What sort of person becomes a troll, and why?

Is the so-called ‘Dark Triad’ key to understanding trolls? Here, psychologists reveal everything you need to know.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Want to avoid burnout? Embracing curiosity could be the answer

Approaching the world with a curious mindset could be the answer to reducing our stress levels.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

We know who’s to blame for your FOMO – and it’s not who you think

Our fear of missing out is dictating our lives – and it’s time we took control.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Hate your job? Here’s how to make those long days a lot easier

Overcome those feelings of dread with this simple escape tactic.

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Anna Brech
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Life

Want to know if they fancy you? Pay extra special attention to this...

Want to know if someone likes you? Listen to their voice

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Emily Reynolds
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Jessica Rapana
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The murky world of subliminal messages in YouTube videos

Millions of people are turning to ‘subliminals’, but what are the true effects?

Fear of happiness: why some people feel anxious about feeling happy or enjoying themselves.
Life

Apparently we're all on a hedonic treadmill, but it's time to press the emergency stop button

A psychologist explains WTF is going on.

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Jessica Rapana
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