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'Why are we not teaching young people how to deal with stress and anxiety?'
Oliver Welsby is an expert in the field of safeguarding and wellbeing in schools.
Capturing the escapism of the 1930s at the Fashion and Textile Museum
Photography curators Terence Pepper and Grace Lee chat about capturing 1930s fashion.
An interview with Ellie Dubois on her female circus show, 'No Show'
What does Dubois hope visitors leave 'No Show' thinking? 'That women in the UK are making shit hot circus.'
Natalia Osipova and Jonathan Goddard on new dance adaptation, 'The Mother'
“I expect people to be transported to a place of new logic and fairy tale morality."
#MENtalHealth: An interview with George Hodgson from Maison de Choup
'It's strong to talk about how you're feeling.'
Meet Sally Taylor, CEO of prison arts charity Koestler Trust
Helping offenders, secure patients and detainees to work creatively, Koestler Trust highlights the power of the arts to improve people’s wellbeing and self-esteem.
6 last minute Christmas recipes that will do the trick
Still unsure what to make for your Christmas get together? We've got you covered.
Review: Very Strong Coffee
As the name suggests, this coffee is strong. Very strong.
8 ways to manage your drinking this Christmas
Tip number 1 - drink to enjoy the drink, not to get drunk.
Theatre Review: And Others @ National Theatre
The one-off show brought lost voices from the suffrage movement to life.
#MENtalHealth: An interview on living with, and overcoming, the 'black dog' of depression
Understanding his depression as a 'black dog' helped one man to accept his mental health issues.
6 ideas for healthy (and affordable) food swaps
Top tip: add as much colour to your meals as possible.
#MENtalHealth: Stuart Laws on Skeptical Thoughts and the power of comedy
'Mental fragility is still seen as worse than physical fragility for men. We’re allowed to break bones because that means we were striving for more... Our brains don’t get that luxury: they’re not to be broken, not to be pushed.'
The importance of an organised work space
The busier you are, the more important it is that your desk is tidy to keep your mind clear and organised.
#MENtalHealth: Kris Radlinski on rugby, Wigan Warriors and the importance of mental wellbeing
'I think the responsibility that sport has to try and be a leader in mental health awareness is huge.'
#MENtalHealth: Discover the app which helps you find your Happy Place
There are happy places to discover everywhere.
How environmentally friendly is veganism?
Today marks the start of World Vegan Month.
You can get paid to eat Yorkshire puddings – here’s how
Do you consider yourself a Yorkshire-pudding connoisseur?