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  • A woman looking in the mirror
    Life

    How to stop your perfectionism from controlling your life

  • Thomas Jefferson Byrd poses for a portrait at the 2014 American Black Film Festival at the Metropolitan Pavillion on June 21, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
    Celebrity

    Viola Davis and Spike Lee respond to “tragic murder” of actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd

  • NHS Covid-19 tracing app: Illustration of contact tracing technology for covid-19 tracking. Healthy care tracking app. USA, New Zealand, China
    Health

    Why this post about the NHS Covid-19 tracing app is going viral

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Sophia Hammons as Isla in The Social Dilemma
TV

This Netflix documentary has left Twitter users terrified

Basically, everyone is terrified after watching The Social Dilemma.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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What is WhatsApp doing to our friendships in lockdown?
Opinion

What is WhatsApp doing to our friendships in lockdown?

A lot of us are scared to blue tick are friends, but is being present online all the time healthy?

Posted by
Hajar J. Woodland
Published
A woman laughing at a comedian on social media
People

8 hilarious female comedians to follow on Instagram if you’re in need of a laugh

Because we all need something to smile about right now.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Woman holding book that reads 'Good Vibes'
Life

Can too much positivity ever be a bad thing?

Unpicking toxic positivity, and the down side to the ‘good vibes only’ mantra

Posted by
Ella Delancey
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Lauren Geall
Published

How to stop comparing yourself to the people on social media

Because comparing ourselves to the people we follow online isn’t helping anyone.

workplace bullying illustration
Strong Women

Female athletes are being trolled about their bodies and it needs to stop

A survey reveals that the fittest female athletes on the planet are self-conscious about their body. This is a problem.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Chrissy Teigen
Celebrity

Chrissy Teigen just summed up the emotional toll of internet trolling

“So many of you are little thieves of joy.”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Lupita Nyong'o (L) and Chadwick Boseman at the Los Angeles World Premiere of Marvel Studios' BLACK PANTHER at Dolby Theatre on January 29, 2018 in Hollywood, California.
Celebrity

Stop pressuring Lupita Nyong’o to make her grief public

Chadwick Boseman’s tragic passing has exposed a big problem with social media’s approach to grief.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
A woman texting on her phone
Life

“Sorry, I only just got this!” Why are some people so bad at replying to messages?

Welcome to the reality of navigating life as an awful replier.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Troll smashes mobile phone with a hammer - illustration
Life

What sort of person becomes a troll, and why?

Is the so-called ‘Dark Triad’ key to understanding trolls? Here, psychologists reveal everything you need to know.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
A woman scrolling on social media
Strong Women

Almost a third of elite sportswomen have been trolled online

The online abuse women in sports face is only getting worse.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
Published
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Lauren Geall
Published

This viral video from Beirut is a powerful reminder of the lives affected by the disaster

The footage of Lebanese bride Israa Seblani has been widely shared on social media.

Destroyed buildings are visible a day after a massive explosion occurred at the port on Aug. 5, 2020 in Beirut, Lebanon. As of Wednesday morning, more than 100 people were confirmed dead, with thousands injured, when an explosion rocked the Lebanese capital. Officials said a waterfront warehouse storing explosive materials, reportedly 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate, was the cause of the blast. (Photo by Daniel Carde/Getty Images)
Life

The situation in Lebanon requires action beyond our Twitter feeds

Years of tragedy in Syria, Palestine and Algeria prove that those well intentioned “thoughts and prayers” will only go so far. It’s time to do more.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Heatwave: tips to keep room cool in a heatwave
Life

21 things every Brit in a heatwave knows to be true

1) People will start comparing the UK’s new climes to Los Angeles, Ibiza (always Ibiza), and Barbados.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
We are so preoccupied with searching for red flags in relationships that we miss the green ones
Opinion

We need to shout about ‘green flags’ in relationships as well as red ones

When we’re too preoccupied with finding or seeing the ‘bad’ in people, it can at times cause us to overlook the good.

Posted by
Toni Tone
Published
Tom Meighan
Life

The Tom Meighan case shows why the way we talk about domestic abuse is so important

“If abuse is not named, it cannot be condemned.”

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Coronavirus UK: The pandemic isn’t over just because we’re bored of it
Life

The pandemic isn’t over just because we’re bored of it

We might be able to go to the pub, but that doesn’t mean we’ve beaten coronavirus.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Strong Women

Is TikTok the new wellness platform?

Hiding behind the choreographed dances and Kardashian lip syncs, there’s a huge wellbeing community.

Posted by
Jessica Harris
Published
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Jazmin Kopotsha
Published

Black Lives Matter protests: “I can’t bring myself to post a photo of George Floyd on Instagram”

Why one woman is struggling to mourn another black person killed by a white police officer on social media.

A woman working out
Strong Women

How lockdown pressure is affecting our fitness goals

Is pressure to exercising during lockdown putting you off from moving in the first place?

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published