Mental Health

Midlife for women brings its own challenges when it comes to mental health. Read about the challenges and triumphs we experience.

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Why we're all talking about menopause

Menopause has gone from a topic talked about in hushed tones to a full-on campaign

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How to improve the way we age

Small regular habits can make a big difference in how we age...and feel. The Age Well Project tells us how.

My PMDD living hell

Sachini Imbuldeniya struggled for years with debilitating symptoms. One day, she discovered they had a name

Books that got me through my dark night

Reading can get your though the tough times in life, says Sam Baker, including menopause.

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Skin hunger: Understanding the need to be touched

Lynn Ruth Miller has a satisfying life. She just needs to be touched.

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Can I stop being resilient now please?

Children, parents, careers and homes — the stuff of midlife comes with one hell of a to-do list and a mandate to just keep going. Must we handle it all?

How my husband fell apart during lockdown

Amanda Easter suffers the side-effects of the pandemic

Cold water swimming cured my panic attacks

Breathing, immersion in freezing lakes and comraderie helped Sharing Miranda Bailey heal herself

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Coming to Britain let us reinvent what a woman could be

Our lives in the UK are now unrecognisable to those of our mothers says Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

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I lost the job I'd had for 23 years. My world fell apart but now I am glad

Losing her job left Noon editor Eleanor Mills at sea. But then she discovered something new

There is life after drink... why sobriety is a blast

Giving up alcohol proved inspirational for the BBC presenter and author Janey Lee Grace

'I left my life to work at a magic mushroom retreat'

Denise Rue felt she'd lived small...then left her comfortable life to work at a magic mushroom retreat in Jamaica