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Therapy is so much tougher than I imagined

Therapy isn’t how you picture it. It’s not lounging on a couch, telling a patient man in glasses and a tweed jacket about your parents, and having them say ‘ah, yes. But how do you feel about that?’. Never worry about sunburn again, thanks to the world’s most advanced* sun lounger It’s not just a nice chat with someone who’s paid to ...

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Never worry about sunburn again, thanks to the world’s most advanced sun lounger

Looks exactly like me on holiday TBF (Picture: Simba Sleep) A large part of your beach holiday centres around the sun lounger. You wake up at the crack of dawn in the hope of bagsying one with the right amount of shade and sun – only to find that some arsehole has got there before you. Here’s why doctors need ...

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Here’s why doctors need to be careful about telling people how much they weigh

(Picture: @nourishandeat/Instagram) Being weighed is a pretty routine part of some medical appointments. You can’t get a renewed prescription for contraception without one and when you visit a gynaecologist, they tend to take your weight as standard. Mum gets real about post-natal anxiety to encourage other women to seek help The majority of the time you can look down at ...

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Mum gets real about post-natal anxiety to encourage other women to seek help

(Picture: Mel Watts/Facebook) A blogger and mum of four is sharing her experiences of post-natal anxiety in the hope of encouraging other women to seek help. Mel Watts runs Modern Mumma and says that she first experienced post-natal anxiety after having her penultimate child. We should all try going to our yoga classes topless like this woman Last time around, her ...

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This mum’s response to her daughter calling her fat is something we all need to read

(Picture: Allison Kimmey/Instagram) Kids aren’t known for being very tactful. Whether it’s commenting on your drinking in front of your neighbours calling you out on your slovenly clothing choices, they have very few feelings filters. But they’re only parroting what they’ve learnt is acceptable – be that from the TV, school or overhearing adult conversations. Tess Holliday urges mums to ...

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Model Tess Holliday urges mums to remember that they deserve to feel sexy

(Picture: Instagram/Tess Holliday) Becoming a mother can shift the way you view your body more than you ever imagined. Through pregnancy you grow and change, and have to learn to love your body even now it’s different. Model fights back against body-shamers by sharing glorious bikini photos Then you become a mum, and are told your body needs to quickly ...

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Model fights back against body-shamers by sharing glorious bikini photos

(Picture: Instagram/Diana Veras) A moment, please, for the brilliance of Diana Veras. A curve model who’s made a name in the fashion industry with her glorious curls, curvy bod, and her ever-present ‘feminist’ necklace, Diana is used to putting up with nonsense comments from people who think they have the right to criticise her appearance. June Horoscope 2017: What to ...

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‘Breatharian’ couple claim to feed on the ‘energy of the universe’ and only eat three times a week

(Picture: News Dog Media) Meet Akahi Ricardo, 36, and his wife, Camila Castello, 34. They live between California and Ecuador, are parents to two children, and have been married since 2008. They also happen to be ‘breatharians’ – meaning they prefer to live off the ‘energy of the universe’ instead of regular meals. Scared of the dentist? Virtual reality could ...

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Britain has named broccoli its favourite veg, and it’s wrong

(Picture: Nick Ansell/PA Wire) Broccoli is Britain’s favourite vegetable, according to a new survey. Morrisons are selling the UK’s biggest supermarket burger just in time for Father’s Day The study, commissioned by Diabetes UK, sees it beat trendier veg like kale (Britain’s least favourite veggie, apparently) to the top spot. Much of broccoli’s improved PR is down to its rebrand as ...

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Obsessive thoughts, panic attacks, and Googling every symptom: What it’s like to live with debilitating health anxiety

I’ve never admitted it before, but for the past two years, I’ve been dealing with health anxiety. Sometimes it’s not so bad, and I can deal with it – but other times it entirely cripples me, causing me to have panic attacks and to convince myself I have a life-threatening illness. LSD could help treat depression and anxiety Health anxiety ...

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