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Thinking of trying a detox? Here’s what you need to know first

Thinking of trying a detox? Here’s what you need to know first

There are a number of ways to ‘detox’. But do they work and are they safe? Read this article to find out what the experts say.

1 in 5 workers in space industry are women. Here's why we need more diversity

Only 1 in 5 workers in space industry are women. Here’s why we need more diversity

Why is the space sector struggling to attract a more gender diverse talent pool? Here are a few solutions that could help.

The Fraud by Zadie Smith

The Fraud by Zadie Smith book review: A dazzling depiction of Victorian colonial England

Zadie Smith’s latest novel, The Fraud, is a well-studied examination of Victorian colonial England and some of its inhabitants.

Girl math could help women feel more empowered with money

‘Girl math’ could help women feel more empowered with money. Here’s how

Girl math isn’t necessarily good financial advice, but if it helps women feel more empowered to manage their money, it shouldn't be dismissed.

Women are less happy than men – here's what you can do about it

Women are less happy than men – here’s what you can do about it

A psychologist explains why women are less happy than men and shares four helpful things you can do about it.

How to navigate telling a partner if you’ve got a STI

STIs are on the rise – here’s how to navigate telling a partner if you’ve got one

It’s a conversation that can be awkward and uncomfortable, but here are some things to keep in mind.

Instagram is making you a bad tourist – here’s how to travel respectfully

Instagram is making you a bad tourist – here’s how to travel respectfully

When people see their friends behaving selfishly on holiday, they might assume they can do the same. Here's how to travel respectfully.

How getting married impacts women’s body image

‘How I looked was part of the decoration’: how getting married impacts women’s body image

Many women experienced feelings of pressure and expectation to look a certain way on their wedding day, a study has shown.

Body dysmorphic disorder: what to know about this mental health condition

Body dysmorphic disorder: what to know about this mental health condition

About 2 per cent of the population is affected by body dysmorphia, but what is this mental health condition? Here's what you need to know.