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Mental Health

Read the latest features on all things mental health, from advice on anxiety and depression to personal experiences of mental illness and the experts and remedies that can help boost your mental wellbeing

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The rise of cold water swimming - and why it's more than just exercise

June 18th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

Hundreds of people are turning to wild swimming as a way to boost mood and clear brain fog, with Fearne Cotton saying it gives her 'clarity and pure exhilaration.' Could it be what we all need right now? >>>

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What does a nutritionist think of Alesha Dixon’s Nobleblu supplements?

June 8th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

The collection of 5 supplements launches today, aiming to tackle energy, focus and immunity, but is it any good? >>>

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4 balance challenges to help you live longer

June 5th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

How long you can balance for is an indicator of how long you'll live, says Dr Michael Mosley. We tried four challenges to improve our balance – and hopefully our lifespan! >>>

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We should all be taking omega 3 supplements, according to the experts

June 4th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

For clearer skin, reduced anxiety and better sleep, fish oil is the one capsule you shouldn’t skip >>>

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Can mood patches help with headaches, anxiety and sleeplessness?

May 28th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

Promising portable healing benefits that last all day, these pick-me-up stickers are the wellness trend to try now >>>

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PTSD may be more common than we think. How do you know if you have it?

May 28th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

Two high-profile young women went public this week to share their experience of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and it's on the rise. Here's what to know >>>

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Can tapping therapy help with post-pandemic stress and anxiety?

May 26th 2021

Prince Harry, Fearne Cotton and Kate Garraway all practise tapping to support their mental health. What is it and should you try it? Our experts explain >>>

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Supplements for menopause: what to take for hot flushes, brain fog and bad sleep

May 21st 2021 / Victoria Woodhall

Menopause and perimenopause symptoms range from anxiety to low libido to joint pain. We spoke to experts about how to help to ease the symptoms >>>

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Lockdown easing got you worried about seeing people? Socialising can actually benefit your immune system

May 19th 2021

Social wellbeing is an important part of our health, says immunologist Dr Jenna Macciochi. These are the steps she is taking to get out there safely >>>

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Hugging is allowed again! But how has a year of no touching affected us?

May 17th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

If you suffered from low mood and inability to sleep, it could be down to skin hunger, a condition identified by psychologists >>>

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HURRY! Snap up our luxury Beauty Box before anyone else

April 30th 2021 / Victoria Woodhall

We're all about self-love in our latest luxury beauty box and are giving you £137 worth of beauty treats for just £20 with the code SELFLOVE20 >>>

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The LED face mask: how it made Carey Mulligan's Oscars skin glow

April 26th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

Ahead of her red carpet makeup, the actress relaxed in the calming, firming glow of an LED mask. But it's the mood-boosting benefits of LED that have got us really hooked >>>

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The Shamechanger: our advice columnist on how to deal with post-lockdown anxiety

April 22nd 2021 / Hattie Sloggett

One reader feels like she's the only one still feeling cautious about socialising now it's 'allowed' again and fearful she'll lose friends through declining invitations. Hattie Sloggett gives her point of view >>>

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Why we've all gone crazy for cleaning

April 12th 2021 / Anna Hunter

Instagram is awash with cleaning inspo (Mrs Hinch and Stacey Solomon, we're looking at you) but aside from a sparkling home, all this tidying could also benefit our mental health >>>

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Zoom burnout: this is why online meetings are so exhausting, say neuroscientists

April 1st 2021 / Melanie Macleod

It's been one year of online meetings, and they don't look like they're going anywhere soon. There's a good reason why video calls are so draining. Here's what we can do >>>

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The 10 best UK spa days to book now ahead of April 12

March 25th 2021 / Natalie French

We all deserve a bit of rest and relaxation at the moment and where better to soak up the chilled vibes than at these award-winning spas? >>>

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The expert edit: Wellness essentials author and skincare brand founder Niomi Smart buys on repeat

March 24th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

From a chic water bottle, an ultra-light yoga mat and a high-end scent, here's what you'll find in Niomi Smart's shopping basket >>>

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The shamechanger: Our straight-talking columnist advises on the very modern problem of Zoom anxiety

March 24th 2021 / Hattie Sloggett

One reader is suffering from panic attacks as a result of endless video meetings. Hattie Sloggett offers advice on how to manage these feelings >>>

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5 good sleepers share their evening routines

March 19th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

From magnesium baths to hair wash regimes, these trusted tips will help send you off to the land of nod >>>

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Join us for a 5-day luxury health and beauty detox retreat at Yeotown, Devon

March 18th 2021

For fitness, hiking, massage, healthy food and skincare conversation, make this your staycation of 2021 >>>

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The Shamechanger: our advice columnist on how to deal with a mocking mother

March 11th 2021 / Hattie Sloggett

Our reader has a strained relationship with her mother, especially after a few drinks have been had. Life coach Hattie Sloggett reveals her own motherly struggles and shares her advice for moving past a sometimes mean mum >>>

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6 successful women on how they cope with a bad night's sleep

March 1st 2021 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From inspiring podcasts to supplements and reinvigorating beauty products, these trusted tips can help stop bad night’s sleep from ruining your working day >>>

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HURRY! Join our brain boost masterclass and get a free mood supplements bundle worth £75

February 18th 2021

Refuel your brain and get your spark back at this unmissable online event with psychologist Evelyn Montgomery >>>

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Self-care for the heart: 7 Chinese rituals guaranteed to bring joy

February 12th 2021 / Katie Brindle

Feeling tired, anxious or foggy? It could be that your heart energy needs a boost. Acupuncturist and Chinese medicine practitioner Katie Brindle has these easy fixes to make your heart sing >>>

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The Shamechanger: our advice coach offers words of wisdom

February 4th 2021 / Hattie Sloggett

Does carrying out background checks mean a lack of trust? Hattie Sloggett sets you straight >>>

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