Self-care

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Life

Did you know there are 3 crucial pillars of self-care?

Now is the time to really embrace self-care, but do you truly understand what it means?

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Megan Murray
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Stay calm during coronavirus
Life

Therapists and mental health experts share their top tips for staying calm during coronavirus

Hold your nerve and feel better with these simple coping strategies.

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Anna Brech
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Long Reads

16 women on why self care is so important to them

It's about so much more than bubble baths.

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Stylist Team
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woman planting plants in a pot
Long Reads

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

Caring for house plants has been proven to reduce stress and boost mood.

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Kat Poole
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Stephanie Butland
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50 years on from the Miss World protests, has anything really changed?

At the height of its popularity, the Miss World beauty pageant had 18 million viewers in the UK alone.

Gentleman Jack star Suranne Jones
People

Suranne Jones just made a relatable case for self-love and kindness

“I’m planning on being in bed all weekend…”

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Hollie Richardson
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A woman on her phone
Life

5 of the best mindfulness apps that make self-care simple

Make your mental health a top priority with these easy-to-use apps.

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Lauren Geall
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Happiness jar
Life

This wellbeing hack will help you to see the bright side of life – and it’s completely free

Trust us, it’s a goodun’.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Most encouraging quotes from literature.
Books

Don’t let them grind you down with these encouraging quotes

From Margaret Atwood and Zadie Smith to Roald Dahl, take heart from these inspiring quotes.

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Francesca Brown
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Life

How to be happier: finding the joy in simple, free things

Self-care acts - without a hefty price tag

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Harriet Marsden
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People

Lizzo just revealed how she overcame body dysmorphia in her 20s

“I can’t just wake up and be a white girl”

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Megan Murray
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“How my mental health actually benefitted from attending a wellness retreat”

Just a fad or a transformational experience? This burntout writer tried it for herself.

Life

Hate Mondays? – this motivational flow chart will help you plan your week

Let these simple questions help you make the most of the next seven days.

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Megan Murray
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Davina McCall’s heartfelt message reminds us why we need to take sick days
People

Davina McCall has unveiled her tried-and-tested cure for burnout

Sometimes – just sometimes – it really is better to stay home and do nothing.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

The self-love letter writing exercise everyone should try

Do you need reminding on everything you've achieved?

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Kayleigh Dray in the cinema alone
Life

Why going to the cinema alone is a brilliant form of self-care

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

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Life

This is what commitment looks like, according to a comedian

Modern love

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Match
Matt Haig, mental health campaigner and author
Life

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

The author and mental health campaigner shared some wise words on Twitter.

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Lauren Geall
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Kayleigh Dray
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Jessie J’s self-care advice is a vital read for anyone nursing a broken heart

“Walk away from people or situations that trigger parts of you that are unhealthy,” advises Jessie J.

Inspirational quotes from literature
Books

30 of literature’s most inspirational quotes about strength

In need of some support and inspiration? Maya Angelou, Michelle Obama, Harper Lee and more have encouraging words for you.

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Francesca Brown
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