Psychology

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  • A woman dealing with lots of emotions
    Mental Health

    “Why is my mood all over the place at the moment?”

  • Mental Health

    Kimberley Wilson dispels the common mental health myths that are holding us all back

  • An illustration of a woman climbing stairs to symbolise moving upwards and learning
    Mental Health

    Could this simple shift in attitude be the key to feeling more resilient in these wild times?

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Life

This is why people panic buy, according to a psychologist

Confused about the country’s sudden obsession with toilet paper? Look this way.

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

What your Netflix viewing habits say about your lockdown mood

It seems our TV and film choices paint a very interesting picture of our emotional states right now...

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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A confused woman
Opinion

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

As a second national lockdown is announced, Stylist considers the impact the government’s ‘muddled messaging’ has had on our response to new restrictions.

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Lauren Geall
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A confused woman
Life

Struggle to make decisions? You might be focusing on the wrong thing

Too much emphasis on end results might be getting in your way

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Aiden Wynn
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Aiden Wynn
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Has Covid made you more irritable? Us too

A psychologist explains why the pandemic has made us all so much more irritable.

Life

Do you suffer from low self-esteem? It may not be the “problem” that you think it is

Take a step back to examine where the belief has come from, and why.

Posted by
Anna Brech
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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.

Posted by
Hanna Ibraheem
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A woman crying
Life

“Why am I so tearful?” How to avoid emotional exhaustion during the pandemic

Feeling overwhelmed by the rise in coronavirus cases? You’re not alone.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Stress and anxiety: why you need to start treating your mind like a sink
Mental Health

Why you need to start treating your mind like a sink

Look this way if you’ve recently found yourself feeling more stressed or anxious than usual…

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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A woman experiencing burnout
Life

The physical symptoms of burnout to keep an eye out for while WFH

From delayed periods to headaches and dizziness, these are the tell-tale signs.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Coronavirus UK: Understanding the 3 different reactions to the rise in Covid-19 cases
Mental Health

Understanding the 3 different 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
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Kayleigh Dray
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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.

A confused woman
Mental Health

“Why am I so quick to assume what other people think of me?”

Do you often interpret other people’s behaviours as signs they’re upset or angry with you? This could explain why.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Sibling personality traits: the truth about oldest, youngest and middle children, according to science
Long Reads

The truth about oldest, youngest and middle children, according to science

Prepare to stoke the flames of sibling rivalry...

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Food psychology: Spaghetti with meatballs and tomato sauce on pink background
Food

Why some people will eat the same meal over and over again

This one goes out to all the furtive repeat-eaters of the world...

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Clocks
Life

Why does time seem to fly when we’re having fun? A new study explains

Researchers have shed light on the science behind the well-known saying.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Life

Introverts, here’s why now is a surprisingly great time to embrace your true self

Lockdown has enabled quieter types to break free from an extrovert's world.

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
Unexpected phone calls: “Stop calling me!” Confessions of people who hate answering the phone
Long Reads

“Stop calling me!” Confessions of people who hate answering the phone

This one goes out to anyone who has ever pretended they can’t hear their ringing phone…

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Anna Brech
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This is why you’re really fighting with your partner, according to a psychologist

The little things might well be bigger issues.

Woman with estranged parents
Life

This eye-opening therapy podcast is back for a second season

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

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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