Self-care

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Lucy Mangan: “Going back into therapy is never a failure”

“With mental health, you don’t just get one shot at a ‘cure’. The model is management, not vaccination.”

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Exclusive: Lizzo gets real about anxiety, music therapy and self-care

Lizzo didn’t always love herself. Here, the musician reveals how she took stock of her mental health and practiced “lowering my anxiety”.

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The Good News Report: Positive stories to inspire and make you smile
Life

The Good News Report: 5 seriously uplifting stories that went viral this week

This week, an eight-year-old girl went viral for her wall of kindness - and a group of bin men made this toddler's day.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

This Instagram account highlights the surprising mental health benefit of being a movie fan

Humans of Cinema encourages people to share letters addressed to their favourite characters and films – and the results are moving.

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How to silence your inner bully, according to experts

Jameela looks at where our internal critic comes from and how we can silence self-doubt

Life

These crafts are the creative way to practice mindfulness

Sales figures show they're soaring in popularity thanks to relaxation benefits.

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Megan Murray
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Kindfulness

The best health and wellbeing subscription boxes for self-care

Treat yourself to a little monthly day-brightener

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Megan Murray
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16 women on why self-care is so important to them

It's about so much more than bubble baths

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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People

Queer Eye’s Bobby Berk expertly explains why self-love is so vital

“If you can’t love yourself, then how the hell are you going to love anybody else?”

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People

Jessica Alba just perfectly explained the importance of self-awareness

“If you constantly check into your intentions, there is always room for improvement.”

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People

Laverne Cox just taught us an essential lesson about self-care after a break-up

This the best advice for anyone going through a relationship breakdown.

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There’s a new wild swimming spot opening in South London

Grab your swimsuit – the UK's best wild swims are calling

Life

Feeling anxious and stressed? Try these therapeutic self-care podcasts

This Mental Heath Awareness Week, take a deep breath and press play.

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Helen Booth
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People

Emily Atack talks loneliness, self-love and why she’s over trying to be perfect

“Eat the pizza, drink the rosé, finish that book, hug your mum.”

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Helen Bownass
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Sophie Tanner's self-wedding vow renewals
People

"Four years ago I married myself – and now I've renewed my sologamy vows"

The ultimate act of self-love

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Sophie Tanner
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Long Reads

“Why looking after plants is the ultimate form of self-care”

“Of all the things I’ve dabbled in, it’s horticulture that brings me the most heady feeling of calm”

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Kat Poole
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Lucy Mangan

Lucy Mangan has a message for those smug people who always wake up early

"Early birds aren't top of the pecking order," insists late-riser Lucy Mangan.

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Lucy Mangan
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Life

“Self-care is absolutely essential”: black female professors offer advice to the next generation

How to cope with racism and prejudice in higher education

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Sarah Shaffi
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This company’s surprising Mother’s Day message has gone viral, for all the right reasons

There’s a reason Bloom & Wild is trending on Twitter right now

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Singer/songwriter Ariana Grande attends the Billboard's 13th Annual Women in Music event at Pier 36 on December 6, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
People

Ariana Grande opens up about how she’s “still healing”

The singer has revealed she wasn't sure she was ready to tour

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