Self-care

Self-care, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

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    Life

    Scared of going to the cinema alone? Don’t be: it’s a brilliant form of self-care

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    Skincare

    7 facial yoga exercises to try for radiant skin

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woman meditating to preserve mental health without access to councelling
Mental Health

A therapist’s 11 methods for managing your mental health if you can’t access counselling

Techniques for unpacking trauma in safe, healthy and productive ways.

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Alice Porter
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A woman sat on her bed with a cup of tea in her PJs
Mental Health

9 relaxing ‘self-care Sunday’ ideas to help you recharge ahead of a new week

Take some time to yourself this weekend.

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Lauren Geall
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Workouts

12 places to swim outdoors now that the weather is getting warmer

Grab your swimsuit.

Posted by
Hayley Spencer
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Win 1 of 10 self-care body bundles from Bloom and Blossom

Take some time for self-care.

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Ria Wolstenholme
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26 highly recommended self-care ideas that really work

Self care is more important now than ever. Here, women share their go-tos for when they need to destress.

Influencer Onyi Moss poses in two self-portrait photos; left image: sat against a rose bush, right: portrait headshot in wide brimmed hat
People

5 key tips for taking incredible self-portraits, from an influencer who knows

Instagram feed looking bare thanks to lockdown? Self-portrait photography might be the solution you need

Posted by
Alice Porter
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Woman in bed
Wellbeing

“For lots of us, lockdown has been a time of sexual self-discovery”

Sex recession? What sex recession?

Posted by
Meena Alexander
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Wellbeing

Want to try meditation but hate sitting in silence? This may be for you

Because meditation doesn't always mean sitting cross-legged in silence.

Posted by
Alice Barraclough
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A woman looks out her window at the spring blossoms outside
Mental Health

Why it’s time to embrace the Japanese concept of “oubaitori”

Worrying you need to look and feel a certain way by the end of lockdown? Read this.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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A woman lying on the sofa
Life

6 easy ways to be kinder to your body and mind this Valentine’s Day

Show yourself some love with these simple tips.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
A speechbubble to symbolise talking about mental health
Mental Health

Talking is a great first step when struggling with your mental health – but what comes next?

We asked the experts.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Hollie Richardson
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How self-help books became cool – and which ones to look out for in 2021

A publishing expert explains why we're obsessed.

Mental Health

Matt Haig’s take on the “new year, new me” debate is seriously refreshing

The author and mental health campaigner shares some wise words on Instagram.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Wellbeing

3 ways to be kind to yourself this year

Make 2021 the year that you look after yourself as much as other people.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Wellbeing

“I wrote weekly affirmations for one year to support my mental health”

Fight off your inner saboteur with these powerful affirmations.

Posted by
Chelsea Coffey
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A woman holding a present
Wellbeing

17 thoughtful self-care gift ideas to boost a loved one’s wellbeing this Christmas

Give the gift of calm this festive season.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Talking to yourself more than ever? Here’s what it really means
Mental Health

Talking to yourself more than ever? Here’s what it really means

A psychotherapist explains all.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
A woman on her phone
Life

7 brilliant mindfulness apps to help you make self-care a priority

Make taking care of your mental health part of your daily schedule as lockdown rolls on.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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How to take care of your mental health as we enter a second lockdown

A psychotherapist shares her top tips.

Life

Do you suffer from low self-esteem? It may not be the “problem” that you think it is

Take a step back to examine where the belief has come from, and why.

Posted by
Anna Brech
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