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 anxiety expert's guide to staying calm in an uncertain world

March 24th 2017 / Chloe Brotheridge

Distressing news stories close to home can fuel general levels of anxiety. Chloe Brotheridge has five tips to help you gain perspective >>>

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Bodhimaya Method: the easy science-backed intermittent fasting plan

March 21st 2017 / Victoria Woodhall

We're wising up to the benefits of intermittent fasting - from anti-ageing to disease prevention and DNA repair. This simple four-week plan by rejuvenation experts Bodhimaya, a favourite with Kate Moss, will have you reaping the health rewards without going hungry >>>

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Are you feeding your gut microbes?

March 21st 2017 / Petronella Ravenshear

You’re only as healthy as your gut microbes. To help avoid constipation, ‘leaky gut’ and low mood we need to feed them their favourite foods, says nutritional therapist Petronella Ravenshear >>>

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How a car crash taught me the true meaning of a yoga body

March 17th 2017 / Kat Farrants

For years, Kat Farrants was obsessed with being good at yoga and doing advanced poses. Until a near-fatal accident changed everything... >>>

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Mental health support at work: are you getting any?

March 11th 2017 / Anna Hunter

Only 27% of women feel that their employer provides enough mental health support. Here’s why and how we need to work on workplace wellbeing… >>>

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Can't sleep? Meet the bedding that could boost your slumber

March 9th 2017 / Susannah Taylor

Is a duvet and pillow set that claims to help active bodies rejuvenate overnight too good to be true? Susannah Taylor put Snuggledown to the test to find out >>>

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Living the dream: How the wellness industry is targeting sleep

March 8th 2017 / Anna Hunter

The health and fitness movement is going nocturnal, which is just as well considering that Britain is the most sleep-deprived nation in the world. From “clean sleeping” to candlelit classes, snoozing is no longer losing… >>>

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"Grief affects the body as much as the mind"

March 7th 2017 / Julia Samuel

Losing someone you love takes its toll physically. Psychotherapist and grief counsellor Julia Samuel shares her advice for strengthening your body when you're grieving >>>

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Stress, sex and sperm: what a fertility expert wants you to know

March 3rd 2017 / Anna Hunter

Emma Cannon has been helping women to conceive for over 20 years. Here are the main issues she comes across, some of which may surprise you… >>>

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7 tips for overcoming social anxiety

March 2nd 2017 / Chloe Brotheridge

Is social anxiety crippling your confidence levels? Hypnotherapist and Get The Gloss Expert Chloe Brotheridge shares her top tips for overcoming your fears >>>

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"My energy levels have shot up, I’m more focused and far less emotional, which is a relief all round"

February 24th 2017 / Sarah Vine

Sarah Vine feels better approaching 50 and going through the menopause than she did at 40. The reason? A daily testosterone hormone prescription >>>

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5 PMS soothers to take the edge off

February 22nd 2017 / Anna Hunter

9 out of 10 UK women suffer the effects of PMS, with symptoms ranging in severity from uncomfortable to agonous. If you’re struggling, we’ve got a few coping strategies to share… >>>

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10 ways to have a better relationship with yourself

February 14th 2017 / Annie Ashdown

This Valentine's Day, break up with low self-esteem and your inner gremlins for good. Author, intuitive coach and hypnotherapist Annie Ashdown shares her top 10 tips for boosting self-confidence with us >>>

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Good Mood Food: How do your meals make you feel?

February 10th 2017 / Anna Hunter

Cooking and eating well aren’t always top of the agenda if you’re feeling fragile, but a new book demonstrates the powerful link between mood and food. For soulful recipes and advice, look no further… >>>

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What it’s like to swap your iPhone for an old school Nokia for a week

January 27th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Would swapping my smartphone for a dumbphone make my relationship with tech less toxic? I said 'bye' to my iPhone and 'hi' to a Nokia to find out >>>

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How to become a morning (workout) person

January 24th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Can exercising first thing transform your fitness regime? We found out... >>>

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Is clean eating just the scapegoat for our own confused relationship with food?

January 20th 2017 / Judy Johnson

The backlash against clean eating was almost inevitable, but is it our interpretation of the term that’s unhealthy? >>>

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Our top mood boosters for banishing the January blues

January 16th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

How does the GTG team chase the winter blues away? From yoga to ‘mindfoldness’, here’s how we give our mental health a helping hand >>>

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Shelf Help: Wake Up! Escaping a Life on Autopilot

January 15th 2017 / Judy Johnson

Ever feel like you’re just going through the motions but not really living? Then this new book is for you >>>

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Shelf Help: Leap In - a woman, some waves and the will to swim

January 12th 2017 / Victoria Woodhall

Alexandra Heminsley challenged herself to overcome her fear of the sea - but first, she had to learn front crawl. Can her memoir inspire our pool-phobic reviewer to get her goggles on? >>>

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Kombucha: the fermented food that’s full of benefits

January 10th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

With health and beauty benefits that boost body, mind, energy levels and skin, kombucha is the superfood currently on many a superfoodie’s lips. Here’s why >>>

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Tom Daley: “I want to make it accessible for people to feel healthy”

January 9th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

We talk diving, his new book - Tom’s Daily Plan - fitness tips and abs of steel with one of Team GB’s brightest stars >>>

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Tom’s Daily Plan: is Tom Daley’s new fitness & nutrition book for you?

January 9th 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

We dove in head first to find out the fast facts you need to know >>>

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Low intensity living: how slowing down could make you healthier

January 8th 2017 / Anna Hunter

The trend for ‘slow living’ is influencing everything from our fitness regimes to our workplace and diet. Here’s why extreme HIIT is going out of the window and R&R is taking over… >>>

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Vision boards: the ‘new’ New Year’s resolution

January 4th 2017 / Anna Hunter

Forget making a list of all the things you need to give up- a vision board is the most positive way to kickstart the new year. Here’s why, and how, a vision board could be a new year gamechanger… >>>

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