Relaxation

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  • Vector drawing of woman sitting in the kitchen, stay at home concept - stock illustration
    Life

    This Danish technique could be the key to combating stress and burnout

  • Sleep better with these yoga poses.
    Workouts

    The quick pre-bed stretch workout for sleeping in the heat

  • A woman doing shavasana lying on her yoga mat
    Wellbeing

    The very legit reason yin yoga is so popular post-lockdown

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Sleep

Could ‘yogic sleep’ really be the key to a better night’s rest?

It could help to relieve tension in your mind and body.

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Lauren Geall
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Wellbeing

6 ways to relax if you have trouble switching off

Can’t stop thinking about work, the news or other people? Here’s how to get some well deserved down time.

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Chloe Gray
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Strength

“This sauna blanket helps with muscle recovery – and it’s so relaxing”

Could this be your fast ticket to eliminating soreness?

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Miranda Larbi
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Sleep

The 9 things you should never do when you can’t sleep

Everyone makes these same mistakes when they can’t sleep, according to sleep expert Stephanie Romiszewski.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Chloe Gray
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Why ‘active recovery’ is the best way to spend your rest day

Get those recovering muscles moving.

Sleep
Sleep

Struggling to sleep? Wind down with this bedtime routine suggested by experts

Plus, top tips on winding down effectively from sleep experts.

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Aiden Wynn
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Podcasts

5 winter podcasts and audiobooks to hunker down with this December

Curl up and escape with these brilliant wintertime stories.

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Anna Brech
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Strength

How to use all of that yoga equipment you stocked up on

Bought yourself some blocks or bands? Here’s how to use them.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Mental Health

Struggle with meditation? Try this instead

Welcome to the wonderful world of sound therapy.

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Lauren Geall
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power napping pros and cons.
Mental Health

5 powerful truths about rest from Claudia Hammond to help you feel fully relaxed

Break free from busy, and tap into the long-lost art of downtime.

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Idris Elba photographed at the 'Yardie' photo call during the 68th Berlin Film Festival at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on February 22, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Kurt Krieger/Corbis via Getty Images)
People

Idris Elba, Zoë Kravitz, and Keanu Reeves to narrate new sleep TV series for HBO

A World Of Calm sounds like the adult version of CBeebies Bedtime Stories, and we’re 100% here for it.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Francesca Brown
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9 uplifting new non-fiction books we all need in lockdown

Read on for comforting books that may even give you the odd lightbulb moment.

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Careers

9 simple ways to destress when you’re working from home

Keep on top of your stress levels with this handy guide.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Working from home: what music to listen to
Life

9 soothing soundscapes to listen to when working from home

If you’re feeling stressed out by working from home, then give one of these ambient music videos a try.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Beauty

The ultimate guide to creating the perfect bath

Pour yourself a glass of wine and grab your rubber duck

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Ava Welsing-Kitcher
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Sleep

This military sleep hack could help you fall asleep in just two minutes

Wave goodbye to hours of tossing and turning.

Posted by
Nicola Rachel Colyer
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Woman in a bath
Sleep

Why having a hot bath before bed really could help you sleep better

The relationship between temperature and sleep is more important than you might think.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Sleep

13 soothing podcasts to help you nod off in no time

From ancient myths and legends to modern Hollywood mysteries...

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Moya Crockett
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Naomi Joseph
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The best bath oils for dry skin, sore muscles and pure relaxation

Whether you like your bath dosed with jasmine, persimmon, lemon balm or kelp.

Why can't I relax?
Life

This is why trying to relax causes even more anxiety, according to experts

Why is it so ahrd to just switch off?

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Hollie Richardson
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