Relaxation

Relaxation, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

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    Wellbeing

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    Workouts

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    Sleep

    Gen Z are sleeping better than millennials. Here’s what they’re doing to get the best night’s rest

Latest Stories

A woman in the bath
Wellbeing

A women’s health expert explains why you should probably do ‘nothing’ this weekend

It’s actually good for your health.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Restorative yoga
Wellbeing

4 things I learnt about rest and relaxation from the Stylist Restival

Those bags under your eyes? No cream’s going to fix them.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Women in Scotland
Travel

Discover the relaxing Scottish getaway that’s perfect for you, based on your personality

From city roaming to sea views

In partnership with
Visit Scotland
A woman breathing in and out
Mental Health

How progressive muscle relaxation could help you swap anxiety for a good night’s sleep

Fight anxiety with the help of this simple technique.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Morgan Fargo
Published

“I hate ASMR but these make-up tutorials give me non-cringey tingles”

No skin-crawling play-acting in sight.

savasana is the most important yoga pose
Wellbeing

Forget downward dog, this is the most important yoga pose of all

Savasana is so much more than a quick lie down.

Posted by
Parisa Hashempour
Published
woman at laptop
Careers

How to switch off from work, according to 7 women who are really good at it

Setting clear boundaries, deactivating notifications and faking a commute are just a handful of ways to go about it.

Posted by
Amber Sunner
Published
collage of candles, pouffes, bench and homeware buys
Home and interiors

Meditative homeware will be huge this winter – these are our 12 favourite pieces

Good vibes only.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
Published
body scan
Wellbeing

How to use a body scan to manage stress and relax

“A body scan is designed to help you get in touch with how your body feels".

Posted by
Alice Porter
Published
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

This isn’t just about cosiness – it’s the perfect way to de-stress, too

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Sleep better with these yoga poses.
Workouts

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

Cool down and relax with these dreamy moves.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published

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

It’s about so much more than just lying down.

A woman stretching in the morning
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.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Woman relaxing on a sofa
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.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
woman using a sauna blanket
Strength

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

Could this be your fast ticket to eliminating soreness?

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
An illustration of a woman sleeping in her bed
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.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Sleep
Sleep

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

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

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
Published
Podcasts

5 winter podcasts and audiobooks to hunker down with this December

Curl up and escape with these brilliant wintertime stories.

Posted by
Anna Brech
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Chloe Gray
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How to use all of that yoga equipment you stocked up on

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

A woman listening to headphones with her eyes closed
Mental Health

Struggle with meditation? Try this instead

Welcome to the wonderful world of sound therapy.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published