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This is what makes a good liar, according to science

Want to get better at lying? Here’s how the best do it...

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Keep bickering with your partner? Don’t worry, it’s totally normal

Research has shown that these things get better with time.

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Research shows your bullying boss will face the consequences

A gratifying study has found bad bosses will always get their comeuppance. This is how.

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Anna Brech
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Why faking your emotions at work is more damaging than you think
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Why faking your emotions at work is more damaging than you think

Faking a positive attitude not only puts us under psychological stress, it can damage our careers, too.

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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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Why commuting brings out the worst in people, according to psychologists

Commuting really does bring out the worst in all of us – here’s why.

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Lauren Geall
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Can’t stop focusing on the negative? This is why

Our brains are hardwired to focus on the negative – but there’s a way we can change this.

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Lauren Geall
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Find out how a therapy session really works with this new podcast

How Did We Get Here? is the new podcast by Claudia Winkleman.

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Don’t F**k With Cats: the real problem with the true crime series that everyone is talking about

The new Netflix documentary will make you question your own behaviour.

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How to transform your bad habits into good ones, according to science

It's all about that magic word: friction.

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Wendy Wood
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Why you should break your New Years Resolutions
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Why breaking your New Year’s resolution is the best thing you can do this January

Already broken your resolution? We’ve got some good news for you.

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Lauren Geall
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This 10-minute hack could help you remember important information at work

Researchers believe that this simple mindfulness technique could prove invaluable to our careers.

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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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This wellbeing hack could help you to see the brighter side of life in 2020

And it takes less than five minutes to set up.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

The difference between seasonal affective disorder and depression, explained

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

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Lauren Geall
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Doing this each morning will make you more enthusiastic about work

Are you struggling to get back in the professional zone after Christmas? This simple strategy could be the answer.

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Moya Crockett
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Dogs can “talk” with their owners using their eyes, study finds

A simple gaze is more effective than whining or barking, according to new research.

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Anna Brech
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This fascinating research shows writing thank you notes can actually boost wellbeing

Letters of gratitude really do make a difference.

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Moya Crockett
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This is why it’s harder than ever to forget about an ex

Struggling to get over an ex? A psychologist shares her advice.

Fear of happiness: why some people feel anxious about feeling happy or enjoying themselves.
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What is cherophobia? The fear of happiness, explained

Do you dread exciting events, even though you know you’ll have a good time? You might be dealing with cherophobia.

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