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Read the latest health news and features from our award-winning writers and columnists. From the latest nutrition advice to the best workouts and diet plans, our experts have the guide to a happier, healthier life

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5 ways to boost your confidence and supercharge your self-belief

May 24th 2019 / Judy Johnson

Is a lack of confidence holding you back? Hypnotherapist Chloe Brotheridge reveals five simple ways to let go of limiting beliefs and regain your self esteem >>>

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Why you should try flotation therapy if you struggle with meditation

May 24th 2019 / Sarah Leigh Bannerman

If switching off doesn’t come easily, 60 minutes of weightlessness could well do the trick, and if the mental benefits don’t swing you, the beauty ones might... >>>

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Why we all need to be able to spot the signs of sepsis - fast

May 22nd 2019 / Jessica Morgan

Sepsis kills more than 50,000 people in the UK every year, including thousands of children, and it can be extremely hard to hard to spot. Now nursing leaders and campaigners are calling for more stringent checks to spot the warning signs early. Here's what you need to know >>>

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On the face of it: when I add up the cost of my anxiety ...

May 19th 2019

Time, money, education and career opportunities - when you suffer from anxiety and panic attacks, the cost isn’t just emotional, says Madeleine Spencer >>>

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How ‘body neutrality’ can help if you’re not feeling great about your body

May 16th 2019 / Pandora Paloma

If you’re struggling with body image issues, the concept of body positivity can be hard to get on board with. Here’s how a new way of thinking could be the key to accepting yourself - rolls, cellulite, warts and all >>>

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How to manage hot flushes when you're at work

May 16th 2019 / Sarah Vine

Hot flushes in the office can be distracting at best, debilitating at worst and there's not a lot you can do to stop them. But you can certainly lessen the impact, says Sarah Vine. From keeping your meals light to wearing specially-engineered 'anti-flush' fabrics, here's what she knows works for this common menopausal symptom >>>

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Iskra Lawrence : "Learning to cook gave me a better relationship with food"

May 15th 2019 / Jessica Morgan

Known for posting unfiltered images of herself and shutting down body shamers with humour, body positive beauty campaigner Iskra Lawrence is a woman on a mission to inspire confidence. She tells us about being a mentor for the Prince's Trust, cooking her way to a better place and not letting her phone rule her life >>>

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The sleep set that’s meant for babies (but helped us sleep like one)

May 13th 2019 / Anna Hunter

It’s a three step bedtime routine kit that’s aimed at kids but had a nigh on miraculous effect on our sleep habits. Whether you want your little one to nod off or need help yourself, here’s why this is a worth a shot… >>>

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I lost 7lbs on a panchakarma detox retreat - and found my sanity

May 12th 2019 / Beatrice Aidin

The upset and stress of her father's Alzheimer's was taking its toll on writer Beatrice Aidin. Could an Ayurvedic detox help her regain her emotional strength? Oil enemas, herbal eye washes and saltwater up the nose, here's how she fared >>>

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Readers’ Edit: your most-wanted summer fashion and beauty buys

May 11th 2019 / Jessica Morgan

From flattering midi-skirts to cult-favourite skincare and the genius makeup bag you never knew you needed, this is what you've been buying >>>

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How your ayurvedic dosha affects your period - and what to do to feel better

May 10th 2019 / Eminé Rushton

Our menstrual cycle provides a unique insight into the workings of our bodies, and depending on your dosha you'll experience it differently. Eminé Rushton reveals the simple Ayurvedic ways to help you balance, support and nourish yourself for happier periods, every month >>>

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7 food and drink hacks for a great night's sleep

May 10th 2019 / Jackie Lynch

Everything that passes our lips during the day has a bearing on our sleep - from morning coffee to evening snacks and even vitamins. Nutritional Therapist Jackie Lynch explains what, when and how to eat to keep insomnia at bay >>>

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“I saw light shining through to my scalp, like a forest half-felled"

May 9th 2019 / Lauren Clark

Journalist Lauren Clark first noticed her hair clogging the plughole at the age of just 24. Here’s her story of experiencing hair loss as a young woman, why Instagram made her feel ‘less than’ and the solutions that worked for her >>>

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The best tummy-flattering swimwear for every shape

May 8th 2019 / Judy Johnson

From sculpting fabrics to smart seams and panels, there’s plenty of choice when it comes to finding a flattering cossie. Here’s our pick of the best tummy controlling swimwear >>>

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Liz Earle's how to make sauerkraut step-by-step

May 8th 2019 / Liz Earle

It's a great source of fibre and friendly bacteria and makes a tasty jacket potato topping. All you need is a cabbage, some salt and a jar >>>

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Tummy troubles? 10 expert tips to improve your digestion

May 7th 2019 / Katie Robertson

Nutritional Therapist Helen Williams shows us why problems with your gut needn't be a daily digestion drama - follow her ten tips here >>>

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How a muscle whisperer fixed my tight shoulders and bad back

May 5th 2019 / Alice Hart-Davis

Despite years of yoga and gym work, Alice Hart-Davis couldn’t shift her bad back or overtight shoulders. She checked in with flexibility expert Martin Jefferies and discovered the one move we all need to do every day to stay supple >>>

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Gloss picks: Susannah Taylor's May beauty, health and fitness finds

May 4th 2019 / Susannah Taylor

This month our Editor-at-Large is searching for a mega skin glow, loving Amazon's own-brand budget leggings and taking brain-boosting supplements >>>

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Why we need to talk more about how menopause affects our minds

May 3rd 2019 / Jessica Morgan

We're all more aware of the physical symptoms of the menopause from hot flushes to weight gain, but women are clamouring for greater recognition of symptoms such as anxiety and loss of confidence, according to a new study. Here's what you need to know >>>

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The 3-Day Diet: possibly the simplest skin-boosting eating plan ever

May 2nd 2019 / Victoria Woodhall

Dr Nicholas Perricone's 3-Day Diet claims to plump skin and help you drop excess pounds. Victoria Woodhall revisits a tried, tested and idiot-proof healthy eating plan for busy people >>>

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10 ways to super boost your salad and make it more interesting

May 1st 2019 / Katie Robertson

Shake up your lunches with chef Nina Parker's 10 easy salad upgrades >>>

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Why meditation is the new caffeine

May 1st 2019 / Victoria Woodhall

We might think caffeine is a great productivity tool, but it's actually masking what we really need, and that's rest. Think you haven't got time in your day for that? This new book might just change your mind >>>

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Why barre workouts are the missing link in your fitness routine

April 29th 2019 / Anna Hunter

Barre workouts are all the rage in the the US and they deserve to be over here too according to expert trainers. We bust the myths about barre, explain its strengthening power and examine why it gets results so fast >>>

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How to recover from a marathon like a pro

April 28th 2019 / Jessica Morgan

So you've completed all 26.2 miles, and now what? Do you foam roll? Do you cover your body in epsom salts? Do you cry into a tub of Ben and Jerry's? Four-time marathon runner Jessica Morgan and Nike trainer Luke Worthington give their top tips on how to recover after those gruelling miles >>>

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The embarrassing reason why a third of women dread hayfever season

April 26th 2019 / Victoria Woodhall

A sneeze isn’t just a sneeze when your bladder won’t hold out. But accidental peeing is easily fixed, says this women’s physio. She explains the latest thinking on pelvic floor exercises – and why you’ve probably been doing them wrong all this time >>>

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