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Stress: new research suggests your biology could decide how good you are at handling stress.

Terrible at coping with stress? Your biology could be to blame

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New study reveals the toxic effect that bedtime phone use has on our closest relationships

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Being more compassionate is one of the ways you can live a happier life.

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Feeling stressed and anxious before bed? These yoga poses will help you get to sleep

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This mindful dating technique could help you to feel more satisfied in your relationship

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Global climate strike: Everything you need to know about today’s protest

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A fascinating new study has uncovered left-handed DNA for the very first time.

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Do you have the sleep gene that means you only need a few hours sleep a night?

Here's why some of us can get away with less beauty sleep

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Good news for all those people who are never, ever on time

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You can now take Yale’s world-famous happiness class online for free

Back to school never sounded so fun.

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