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The weirdly intense stress of taking annual leave, and how to combat it

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Kayleigh Dray
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    Mental Health

    How to know when it’s time to quit your job for your mental health

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    Life

    Find it hard to focus? Here’s how to use the pomodoro technique to boost your concentration

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    Careers

    How to use “habit-stacking” to overcome self-doubt at work

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Mental Health

Which burnout archetype are you, and what can you do about it?

Could you be an overdoer or an overthinker?

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Amy Beecham
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TV

Why the world is now addicted to “background TV”

Psychologists have explored how having the TV on in the background *really* impacts your concentration.

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Kayleigh Dray
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How the narrative “you’ll never work again” prevents women from speaking out about sexual harassment
Life

“You’ll never work again”: how 3 women dealt with being threatened by a powerful man at work

“To speak out is risky, both emotionally and professionally.”

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Anita Ghosh
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Careers

Changing careers? This is how to write a stand-out cover letter

There's no need to worry about a lack of relevant experience.

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Alice Porter
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Lauren Geall
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How to speak up and make your voice heard at work in a ‘hybrid’ world

Has a lack of face-to-face opportunities made you less confident in your abilities? Read this.

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Life

4 techniques to have productive disagreements with people

A conflict resolution expert shares her advice on navigating heated discussions.

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Alice Porter
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Careers

“Emotional, stressful and badly paid” – the reality of working as a carer today

"People wonder why they can’t get carers but we are paid terribly and treated just as badly."

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Nick Dowson
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Mental Health

Why it’s time to ditch our obsession with being ‘busy’

PSA: being busy isn’t the same as being productive.

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Lauren Geall
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Mental Health

A guide to asking for mental health support at work in the most productive way

All the key terms and language you need to know.

Posted by
Caroline Butterwick
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Careers

Your rights around returning to the office, as explained by a legal expert

Can an employer force you to return? And are you allowed to ask for a flexible contract if you didn't have one before?

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Mental Health

Are rose-tinted glasses clouding your decision to return to the office?

Here’s how to make a decision which puts your mental health first.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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Coping mechanisms to try if you’re nervous about seeing colleagues IRL again

We asked an expert to share her top tips.

A woman lying on top of an empty battery to show burnout
Mental Health

The real reason why you feel like you need to be busy all the time

Read this if you struggle to relax.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Careers

How to get 45 days off work in 2022 (using just 18 days of annual leave)

And for our next trick, we’re going to turn 18 days of paid annual leave into well over a month off work...

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Careers

7 reasons you’re unhappy at work and how to fix them

It’s time to unpack why you're feeling unhappy about your job.

Posted by
Alice Porter
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Careers

Choosing mentors and making your voice heard: essential career advice for Black women

The authors of the new book Twice As Hard: Navigating Black Stereotypes And Creating Space For Success share their advice.

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Opeyemi and Raphael Sofoluke
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Mental Health

How to stay connected with your colleagues while working from home

Feeling out of the loop? Here’s how to reconnect.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Life

11 ways to get rid of nasty, negative thoughts and ditch self-deprecation for good

“Self-promotion isn’t optional – it’s essential.”

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Alice Porter
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Lauren Geall
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Already dreading Monday? Here’s how to get your Sunday night anxiety under control

An expert shares her top tips.

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Strong Women

6 back and neck stretches to do after sitting at a desk all day

Long day? Stretch it out.

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Aiden Wynn
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