Self-care

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

Latest Stories

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
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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
Published
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Mental Health

How to take care of your mental health as we enter a second lockdown

A psychotherapist shares her top tips.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
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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Helen Bownass
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GBBO: the four life lessons to take from a stressful pastry week

Who knew that wrangling butter and flour could be so tricky?

Stress and anxiety: why you need to start treating your mind like a sink
Mental Health

Why you need to start treating your mind like a sink

Look this way if you’ve recently found yourself feeling more stressed or anxious than usual…

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
TV

GBBO: the four life lessons we can learn from a very tough chocolate week

"All you have to do is not be the worst"

Posted by
Helen Bownass
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Life

Why it’s so important to ‘treat yourself’, according to science

In defence of instant gratification...

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
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Life

6 easy ways to be kinder to your body and mind

Because taking care of yourself is always important.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Best self-care subscription boxes
Home

8 self-care subscription boxes to treat yourself or someone else to

We could do with a day brightener now, more than ever.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Kayleigh Dray
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Scared of going to the cinema alone? Don’t be: it’s a brilliant form of self-care

Show this to the next person who calls you a weirdo for booking that cinema trip for one.

Life

Coronavirus anxiety: cognitive therapist says one word can help ease your feelings

Use it to reframe how you feel about yourself and the world at large.

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
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Life

5 simple self-care activities you can fit in to your lunch break while working from home

Need a midday boost? We’ve got you covered.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
A woman dealing with a mental health condition
Life

Why lockdown may be the cue you need to slow down and engage with your inner critic

It's a unique opportunity to reach beyond the distractions and look within.

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
Selena Gomez
Beauty

Selena Gomez shares her self-care routine, and it involves an affordable face mist

The singer opens up about the importance of protecting your mental health.

Posted by
Hanna Ibraheem
Published
Life

Treat yourself like a toddler to ease lockdown anxiety

Learn how to give yourself the self-care limits you need.

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
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Podcasts

10 self-care podcasts for when you’re feeling stressed and overwhelmed

Take a deep breath and press play.

Posted by
Helen Booth
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Megan Murray
Published

Stationery fans, the “We Should All Be Feminists” diary is here and it's essential buying

No item of stationery has ever made you feel this empowered.

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Life

How to take care of your mental health during the coronavirus lockdown

Because the world is a scary place to be at the moment.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published