Relaxation

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Yoga for better sleep
Workouts

This pre-bed stretch workout could be key to a good night’s sleep

Try these moves to get some extra shut eye (you can do them from your bed).

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Chloe Gray
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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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Strong Women

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

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

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Chloe Gray
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Lauren Geall
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Struggle with meditation? Try this instead

Welcome to the wonderful world of sound therapy.

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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Books to Soothe
Books

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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Francesca Brown
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A woman painting
Careers

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

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

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

Wave goodbye to hours of tossing and turning.

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.

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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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Beauty

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.

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Naomi Joseph
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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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Brighton city uk
Life

This is the most relaxing city in the UK, according to new research

Obviously, it's not London.

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Hollie Richardson
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Mandali Retreat Centre, Italy
Travel

Office chatterbox? Brave a silent retreat in the Italian alps

Learn to appreciate the sound of silence with a restorative getaway

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Billie Bhatia
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Lauren Geall
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This is the recipe for a perfect nap, according to a sleep expert

Unlock the benefits of a quality nap with these handy tips.

A woman listening to a podcast in bed
Sleep

How comfort listening can help with your night-time anxiety

Keep those catastrophizing thoughts at bay

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Anna Brech
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