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Fearne Cotton

Finding it hard to relax? Try this easy breathing session with Fearne Cotton

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Hollie Richardson
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    Life

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

  • Entertainment

    The good, bad and the ugly celebrity apologies of 2020

  • Life

    Have you been soft ghosted in the age of virtual dating? Here’s how to tell

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woman with burnout on laptop in bed
Life

Are you a doomscroller or joyscroller? And what does that say about you?

What our doomscrolling and joyscrolling habits can tell us about the world in 2020

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Sara Radin
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A woman meditating in bed
Wellbeing

Everyone’s talking about ‘manifestation’, but what is it and does it work?

'Manifesting' is the new millennial and Gen-Z buzzword popping up online, mostly on Tik Tok and Twitter. But what does it really mean? And does it work?

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Marianne Eloise
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Jameela Jamil YouTube channel.
Celebrity

How Jameela Jamil created a digital antidote to the stress of 2020

Found yourself getting bogged down by this year’s overwhelming negativity? Look this way.

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Jealousy in relationships: are you obsessed with your partner’s ex?
Relationships

Are you obsessed with your partner’s ex?

A normal amount of jealousy is normal – healthy, even! – in relationships. But how do we know when it’s gone too far?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lauren Geall
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How to stop your perfectionism from controlling your life

“In our always-on culture, perfectionism has become one of our most accepted addictions.”

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

“So sorry your life ended this way. Praying for your family.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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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

This Oxford researcher’s post has been shared over by thousands of Facebook users.

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Kayleigh Dray
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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.

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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?

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Hajar J. Woodland
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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
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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

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Ella Delancey
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Lauren Geall
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How to stop comparing yourself to the people on social media

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

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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.

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Miranda Larbi
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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
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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.

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Kayleigh Dray
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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.

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Kayleigh Dray
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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.

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Aiden Wynn
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Beirut, Lebanon after the recent explosion
Life

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.

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Lauren Geall
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Kayleigh Dray
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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.

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.

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Kayleigh Dray
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