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

1 day ago / 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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Introducing the Bodhimaya Method: the easy science-backed intermittent fasting plan

January 7th 2017 / Victoria Woodhall

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

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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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Why winter’s the perfect time to take up running

January 3rd 2017 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From banishing January blues, to boosting your immune system, to giving your 2017 fitness goals a headstart, there couldn't be a better set of reasons to take your workout outdoors >>>

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The top health, beauty and fitness trends for 2017

January 1st 2017 / Anna Hunter / Ayesha Muttucumaru

What’s going to be big in the year ahead? These are the trends and innovations to look out for in 2017 >>>

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The health and lifestyle books to buy today

December 29th 2016 / Anna Hunter

From Kayla Itsines to Clean Eating Alice and Paul McKenna, some of the year’s most anticipated health and wellbeing books are published today. Here’s what you need to know… >>>

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How we cope with stress at Christmas

December 21st 2016 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Suffering from festive fatigue? You’re not alone - here’s how we find some instant calm amidst our most chaotic Christmas moments >>>

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How to cope with Christmas overwhelm

December 19th 2016 / Chloe Brotheridge

Christmas cheer turning into festive fear? Channel the wise words of anxiety expert Chloe Brotheridge for a calmer, happier Christmas >>>

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Brand You: staying professional in party season

December 16th 2016 / Alice Olins

This is the time of year when your choice of Secret Santa, your social media presence and your dance floor moves might not quite chime with your work persona. The Step Up Club's Phanella Mayall Fine and Alice Olins have a ten point plan for partying like a true professional >>>

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A stress-less Christmas: how to wrap up year-end work woes like a pro

December 15th 2016 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Want to end the year on a high? Wrap up loose ends with this career coach’s top tips >>>

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Shelf Help: Leap Year by Helen Russell

December 14th 2016 / Anna Hunter

Are you the indecisive type? The decision to pick up this book could change all of that. For self-help with a sense of humour, it’s a no-brainer… >>>

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The Christmas self-care tips mental wellness experts swear by

December 12th 2016 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Stop anxiety and exhaustion from wrecking your Christmas with these words of wellbeing wisdom >>>

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