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Zoom calls making you anxious? Here’s how to handle it

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Talking is the most important thing you can do this Mental Health Awareness Week

The coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on all of us. Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 has given us the opportunity to share our experiences.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

You can now take a course in contentment from the happiest country on Earth

The course, made up of a series of 60-minute happiness classes, is open to everyone online.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Free online therapy and wellbeing resources you can access in a few clicks

Feeling overwhelmed by the pandemic? These resources are here to provide a bit of help.

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Lauren Geall
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A woman on Zoom with her friends
Life

Why it’s OK to tell your friends you need space – even during lockdown

Because we all need a break sometimes.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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How to get your Sunday night anxiety under control, according to an expert

These 2 simple exercises could make a real difference.

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Beauty

Step away from the cotton buds. Here’s how to clean your ears properly

Turns out earwax is pretty useful.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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Life

Why imagining life after coronavirus is so important for our mental health

“When we allow ourselves to look forward we don’t feel stuck.”

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Why the sleep we get before midnight is the most important kind, according to a sleep expert

Make 9pm the new 11:30pm.

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Lauren Geall
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A woman suffering with coronavirus anxiety
Life

Panicking about the future? Here’s how to stop your anxiety about coronavirus getting out of control

Stop that anxiety spiral before it starts with this expert advice.

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Lauren Geall
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Happiness in lockdown
Life

The secret to finding happiness in the age of Covid-19, according to a wellbeing professor

Professor Laurie Santos – the woman behind The Science of Wellbeing – has revealed her advice for getting through this coronavirus lockdown.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Feeling tired? This breathing technique could boost your energy levels

We asked an expert to explain what breathing can do for our wellbeing.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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“I’ve just settled into a ‘new normal’ – the idea of things changing again is exhausting”

Change fatigue is real, people.

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Life

Struggling to sleep during lockdown? Get your schedule back on track with these expert tips

Exhausted, but still struggling to sleep? We’ve got you covered.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

“In lockdown, my dog has taught me the importance of slowing down”

One writer explores how her dog has helped her mental health during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Going for a walk outside isn’t just good news for your health – it can help the planet, too

A recent study from the University of Plymouth revealed that spending time in nature could encourage us to engage in environmentally friendly behaviours.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

5 simple self-care activities you can fit in to your lunch break

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

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Feeling lonely? Here’s how to tell when you’re struggling (and what you can do about it)

Because being isolated from your loved ones is difficult.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

“I was sceptical about mindfulness meditation, until I gave it a go during lockdown”

Wondering whether you should give mindfulness meditation a go? Read this.

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Lauren Geall
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Anna Brech
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Science of happy: 7 small daily habits proven to boost your mood

Get involved in these super-simple rituals to feel a little bit better.

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Careers

Working from home? Here’s how to make maintain a healthy work/life balance

Because it’s all too easy to let everything blur into one.

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Lauren Geall
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