Research

  • Life

    4 sleep myths you need to stop believing right now, according to scientists

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    Life

    How celebrity fat-shaming affects women’s views of their own bodies

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    Life

    How keeping your own surname changes the way people perceive your marriage

Latest Stories

  • Stressed woman
    Careers

    How to deal with deadline stress, according to a time management coach

    Six strategies to help you cope if deadlines make you break out in a cold sweat.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    Cycle to work? Here’s why mixing up your route could be better for your health

    Making this simple tweak will reduce your exposure to harmful pollution.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
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    Careers

    The disturbing reason people don’t trust attractive women in the workplace

    A new study suggests beautiful businesswomen are viewed with suspicion. In an appearance-obsessed world, it almost seems as though women can’t win.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
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    Life

    The unexpectedly positive side effect of watching Scandal

    New research reveals that political dramas with female lead characters offer much more than just light entertainment.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Careers

    Doing this each morning will make you more enthusiastic about work

    Do you struggle to get back in the professional zone after time out? This simple strategy could be the answer.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Careers

    Why we should all express more gratitude in the workplace

    How does better sleep, fewer headaches and healthier eating sound to you?

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    How our romantic relationships can be affected by what we share on social media

    What we share (or don’t share) on social media can dent our relationship satisfaction – but there is an easy way to fix it.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Careers

    Why you should be your authentic self in the workplace

    New research suggests it’s healthier and more productive to be honest about who you are at work.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Urban parks make people happier, research shows
    Life

    Making this simple change to your lunch break is proven to boost your mood

    And it takes just 20 minutes.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Careers

    The worrying way that working long hours can impact women’s mental health

    Plus a perturbing theory about why men just aren’t affected in the same way.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Careers

    How having a close-knit female network can help your career

    Knowing brilliant women in your field doesn’t just make you feel good – it can also boost your job prospects.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    The pill stops you recognising these emotions

    A new study has found that women on the Pill are less likely to detect “complex” emotions like contempt and pride.

    Posted by
    Emily Baker
    Published
  • Life

    “How my teenage friendships impacted my adult romantic relationships”

    And why yours probably did too.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
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    Life

    Why it’s high time we stopped focusing on negative news stories

    Breaking: it's not all bad news

    Posted by
    Alix Walker
    Published
  • Life

    Why ‘exercise snacking’ is set to be the next big office fitness trend

    Why ‘exercise snacking’ is set to be the next office fitness trend

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
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    Long Reads

    This is the global secret to happiness

    Having spent five years researching how to be happy, writer Helen Russell has found the answer...

    Posted by
    Helen Russell
    Published
  • Life

    Feeling outraged at the news? Here’s why you’re unlikely to act on it

    Relatively few people step up to address injustice – and new research helps explain why.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    This is how British women feel about the age they lost their virginities

    Was it a formative experience, or one you can hardly remember?

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Careers

    Women aren’t worse at pay negotiations than men. Here’s proof

    A new study debunks an oft-cited piece of wisdom about women in the workplace.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    Brighter skin, better sleep and more money: the proven benefits of Dry January

    Need inspiration to stick with Dry January? A major new study provides just that...

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published