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Mental Wellbeing

How exercise can benefit your mental health

When you exercise, your brain makes chemicals called endorphins that make you feel happy.

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Mental Wellbeing

How to get started with practising mindfulness

Mindfulness can be particularly effective at breaking the cycle of chronic worry.

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“I used yoga to get sober – here’s what it taught me about living happily”

Esther Nagle turned to fitness to beat her alcohol addiction and become healthier. She shares what her difficult journey has taught her.

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Mental Wellbeing

Let’s work together to tackle loneliness

How ageism is making loneliness worse - but we can work together to tackle it.

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Menopause and anxiety: How to boost your mental wellbeing 

Menopause anxiety can be difficult to deal with. We’ve got expert advice and self-help tips for coping.

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Mental Wellbeing

Loneliness ‘as bad for your health as smoking’ – here’s how to spot the signs

Learn how to spot the signs of loneliness and take action to help yourself and others

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Mental Wellbeing

Why daffodils bring so much joy – and mental health benefits to boot 

Our Fitness and Wellbeing Editor explores the uplifting effect of these beautiful spring flowers.

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Mental Wellbeing

How unplugging from tech can benefit your mental health

Find out all the ways that spending less time looking at screens can positively impact your mood, sleep and more.

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Mental Wellbeing

5 easy ways to disconnect from tech

Discover five simple tips for reducing your screen time, taking a break from your phone and reconnecting with the world.

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Mental Wellbeing

The proof that being active and social is good for your health

A social, active lifestyle could be the key to staying healthy, according to two new studies, so how do you begin? We’ve got tips to get you started.