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December 2019

Celebrate the closing of another year with our December issue. This month, read a range of uplifting features including:

– Founder of GIRL vs CANCER, Laura Mahon reflects on life after trauma. – Eight questions to ask when you need to check in on your mental health. – Expert tips for putting insomnia to be, for good. – Author, Scarlett Curtis explains why it’s OK to feel blue. – 30% of millennials and 15% of boomers report loneliness. Find out how to thrive on your own. – We share the ABCs of IBD

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November 2019

Get cosy this winter with our November issue. This month, we’re bringing you an invigorating range of features including:

– 'Love Island' star Chris Hughes on low-mood, panic attacks, and the power that he finds in being vulnerable – We speak to seven counsellors about their best advice for everything from stress to body image – How does a diagnosis of CPTSD differ to PTSD? We find out more. – The plus-size model Georgina Horne speaks about bereavement and creating an online community – What does it mean to experience eco-anxiety? And what can we do to curb it? – From baths to burners, how can aromatherapy enhance our wellbeing?

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October 2019

Ease into autumn with our October issue. This month, we’re bringing you an empowering collection of features including:

– Star of Strictly Come Dancing, Dianne Buswell opens up about exercise addiction and the importance of fueling your body and mind

– Learn how to practice unrequited self-love

– The fitness guru Alice Liveing on why she’s speaking about her experience with domestic abuse

– Could getting honest about what we like in bed be the key to better wellbeing?

– Five ethical fashion brands that give back

– Best-selling children’s author Robert Muchamore

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September 2019

Be inspired to celebrate the the things that make you who you are with our September issue. This month, we’re bringing you an uplifting range of features including:

– Actor, author, and YouTuber Carrie Hope Fletcher opens up about rebuilding after a relationship, and the importance of setting boundaries

– We look into the truth about trich, the condition that gives people to urge to pull out their hair

– Gok Wan chats body confidence in the digital age

– Could understanding our brain functions be the key to unlocking confidence?

– We break down some of the most common misconceptions about BPD

– Blogger Anna Newton reflects on the lessons she’s learned as she approaches 30

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August 2019

Realise the strength of your own power with our August issue. This month, we’re bringing you an invigorating range of features including:

- The empowering influencer Grace Victory opens up about healing from abuse, breaking taboos, and living your best life - Go with the flow and discover the connection between your menstrual cycle and mental health - Mind coach for ‘Celebs Go Dating’, Anna Williamson chats love and life lessons - The story of how poetry became an outlet for one woman with BPD - Finding calm moments with explorer and broadcaster Aldo Kane - Discover the secret to a good night’s sleep

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July 2019

This month, be uplifted by an inspiring collection of features including:

– Singer-songwriter Emeli Sandé on anxiety, identity, and how slowing down has helped her refocus her mind

– Four unusual ways to boost your confidence

– Author Matt Haig discussing the power of stories

– The companies loosening their ties in the name of better workplace mental health

– Musician and producer John Newman shares his greatest life lessons

– The most common health anxiety myths debunked

– Nomophobia: do you fear being without your phone?

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June 2019

This month, be inspired by a range of invigorating features including:

– Social media phenomenon Louise Pentland on bereavement, life after abuse, and appreciating the little joys in life

– As 74% of us report being overwhelmed by stress, how can tech help support our wellbeing?

– 'Bake Off’s' Nadiya Hussain opens up about anxiety and supporting the next generation

– What does it mean to experience gender dysphoria? And what help is out there?

– 'The X-Factor' star Lucy Spraggan shares her journey to a more confident place

– After going through mental illness, can sex be part of recovery?

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May 2019

This month, be empowered by our May issue with a range of uplifting features including:

– Body positive blogger Megan Crabbe on anxiety, anorexia, and the power of self-love

– How to overcome a fear of flying

– The body talk endemic: why we need to be kinder to ourselves

– Ruby Wax explains how mindfulness changed her life

– What is body dysmorphic disorder, and what support isout there?

– Rose McGowan redefines what it means to be brave

– How can art be used as a mental health outlet?

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April 2019

Join us as we celebrate our second birthday with our biggest issue yet! This month we’re honouring the power of kindness with an empowering range of features, including:

– The Body Coach Joe Wicks on fatherhood, finding balance and how addiction shaped his childhood

– Broadcaster Emily Dean opens up about bereavement and the power of dogs

– Easy environment-savers to help you take sustainability into your own hands

– An expert look at what it means to experience psychosis

– West End star Layton Williams on rising above bullying

– Stress-reducing reads to help you recognise triggers and take back control

– Professional football player Fran Kirby on inspiring the next generation

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March 2019

Love is in the air… This month we’re bringing you an inspirational mix of features including:

– Activist and model Munroe Bergdorf on self-care, social injustice and the need for change.

– In a world that can back you into a corner, learn how to claim your space.

– April Kelley reflects on bipolar and bisexuality in a letter to her younger self.

– Broadcasting legend Lorraine Kelly talks social media, MH and menopause.

– Five women share their experiences of the highs and lows of motherhood.

– Blogger Kelvin Davis on how fashion can change the world.

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February 2019

Our February edition of Happiful Magazine has landed and this month we’re bringing you a thought-provoking mix of features, including:

- Love Island star Kem Cetinay on anxiety, PTSD, and how the love of his family is helping him through it

- A look at eating disorders in the LGBT+ community

- Author and vlogger Hannah Witton busts some myths on life with a stoma

- With anxiety in children on the rise, could classroom yoga be the key to better MH?

- Matilda child-star Mara Wilson on OCD, and breaking up with Hollywood

- Learn about Time to Change, the global movement transforming the way we talk about mental health

Happy reading!

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January 2019

Start 2019 on the right foot with our January issue. This month we’re bringing you an immersive range of features including:

– Dame Kelly Holmes on anxiety, depression, self-harm and understanding the mental health pressures on athletes

– With the loneliness epidemic on the rise, could a refreshed sense of community spirit be the cure?

– Tracy Beaker author, Jacqueline Wilson, on tackling tough topics in children’s fiction

– What happens when you have too much of a good thing and healthy goes too far?

– JOMO: the wellbeing phenomenon we all need in 2019

– Food writer and activist Jack Monroe shares how cooking has become her therapy

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December 2018

Deck the halls – December issue of Happiful is here! This month, we're bringing you an inspiring collection of features:

– Loose Women panellist Stacey Solomon chats about anxiety, self-esteem and standing up for what you believe in

– Give your loved ones something memorable this year with our winter gift guide – Will you take up the challenge to run every day in January?

– Boxing legend Frank Bruno on his mental health journey

– Star of Strictly, Karen Clifton opens up about the pressure of the glitterball

– Mind: A closer look at one of the UK’s largest MH charities and the people who make it

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November 2018

November issue of Happiful magazine is here! And so is the colder weather, so get comfortable, make yourself a cuppa and settle down as we bring you an invigorating range of features including: – Mental health activists Jonny Benjamin and Neil Laybourn, driving the discussion on suicide prevention and men’s mental health – A look at the science behind positive psychology and how it could change your life – Walking as therapy with Kate Humble, and why we should all make time for mindfulness – The cyberbullying crisis and what we can do to stamp it out – Read the story behind Movember, the charity asking you to grow a mo to save a bro this November – Midwife, mother, author and influencer Clemmie Hooper chats about the realities of motherhood and talking MH with kids – Mental health hero Hussain Manawer shares his story, and explains why it’s essential we continue to talk openly about mental health.

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October 2018

October issue of Happiful is here! So sit back and get cosy as this month we bring you an uplifting range of features including: – Chidera Eggerue: known as The Slumflower to her more than 220,000 social media followers, the founder of #saggyboobsmatter chats body confidence and the power of “choosing yourself” – Blogger Estée Lalonde pens a personal piece on her journey to thriving alone

– Exploring the science behind positive affirmations and the incredible ways they can empower us

– Izzy Wheels: the diasbilty fashion brand championing the freedom to express yourself

– In a candid chat with the founder of Deliciously Ella, we take a look at love and life lessons with Ella Mills

– Why you should wear yellow for the YoungMinds charity on 10 October

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September 2018

September issue of Happiful magazine is here, and this month we're asking the question: "What are you doing for others?" So sit back, grab a cuppa and flick through an inspiring mix of features including:

– Lucy Watson on her life-long relationship with counselling, and bringing veganism to the masses

– The truth about Hypnotherapy: what really goes on in the therapy room?

– Managing mental health and learning to leave a role on the stage with Dreamgirls’ Moya Angela

– An expert guide to spotting the signs of Passive Aggression

–Learn how to eat healthy without breaking the bank with Dale Pinnock

– Our 10-step guide to going Cruelty Free

– How Lady Gaga put the ‘pokerface’ to one side and started talking MH

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August 2018

Our August issue of Happiful magazine is here, so what better excuse is there to take a break and relax in this glorious heatwave? Time to grab yourself something ice-cold to quench that thirst, and treat your mind to some TLC by having a read of our latest edition.

This month we’ve got an exciting mix of features including:

– A candid chat with Strictly star and radio host Gemma Atkinson about conquering body-shaming trolls and finding therapy at the gym

– Our essential summer reads to keep you entertained and benefit your mind this summer

– Five-time Oscar nominee Amy Adams on addressing her anxieties and empowering women

– A closer look at the invaluable work of the Mental Health Foundation

– Yoga Quota: the charity making the mindful practice accessible to all who need it

– Healing anxiety and finding body-confidence with Chloe Madeley

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July 2018

Our July issue is here, and this month we're all about embracing who you really are. To inspire you to do just that, we've packed the mag with a range of exciting features including: – Journalist and mental health advocate Bryony Gordon on sobriety and learning to love the skin she's in – Knit for Peace: the charity changing the world one stitch at a time – Tackling "taboobs" with Invisible Cabaret, the troupe exploring MH through burlesque – Vlogger Angela Cox shares how she said 'enough' to the things holding her back – Six real-life stories to inspire you to embrace your true self – Actor and blogger Carrie Hope Fletcher talks responsibility online and finding that all-important work-life balance

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June 2018

Summer is right around the corner, so it’s time for our June issue! This month we’ve got an uplifting collection of features including:

– Love Island star Olivia Buckland shares her ongoing battle with anxiety, and finding her fairytale ending with fiancé Alex Bowen

– After a lifetime of anxiety, Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills has found his own therapy; taking comfort in being pushed out of his comfort zone

– How to put procrastination in the past – get proactive with your to-do list, today!

– Discover the training revolutionising workplaces: Mental Health First Aid

– Tune in to what the music industry is doing to support musicians’ mental health

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May 2018

This month we’ve got an invigorating mix of features including:

– Giovanna Fletcher on motherhood and supporting each other to love the skin we’re in – Denise Welch celebrates her 60th by penning a letter to her 16-year-old self – Adopt don’t shop with Pete Wicks and his four-legged friend, Eric – Dr Hazel Wallace, aka The Food Medic, on mindful eating – CEO of the West London Mental Health Trust on LGBT+ rights and Broadmoor Hospital’s future – The music merchandise company that donates 50% of its profits to Mind

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April 2018

This month we’ve got an uplifting mix of features including:

- Alexandra Burke: the Strictly star speaks grief, anxiety, and moving on in an intimate interview - CEO of Mind, Paul Farmer on the mental health agenda - The Big ‘O’ and its health and wellbeing benefits - An in-depth look at adolescent mental health - The “Mother of all Challenges” for Sport Relief - The power of movement and empathy runs

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March 2018

We asked Juno Dawson, the award-winning author and star of ITV's Transformation Street, what the press could do to support the trans movement. She replied, “Let us speak for ourselves.”

So that's what we did.

This issue includes an exclusive interview with Juno on embracing her true self. Also: - The ultimate guide to massage - Setting the agenda for talking about MH with Alastair Campbell - Charity MQ on why research into mental health matters - Five inspiring tech innovations making the world a better place

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February 2018

In aid of Valentine’s Day, we’ve got love on the brain – namely the importance of self-care, self-love and empowerment. Our features include: · Callie Thorpe, the BoPo blogger on reshaping the way society views plus-size and the secret to her self-confidence · Dancing on Ice star Jake Quickenden shares his family grief and being inspired to live each day to the fullest · Our comedy special asks stand-up performers whether mental health can be a laughing matter · We follow three people in their pursuit of happiness: transforming their careers to make their passions pay-off · Social enterprise Change Please who are changing the lives of homeless people, and all we have to do is buy a cup of coffee · A guide to navigating a mental health doctor’s appointment – from someone who’s experienced them first-hand!

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January 2018

It’s time to say your final goodbyes to 2017 because your January issue of Happiful magazine is here! This month we’ve got an invigorating collection of features including:

Anna Richardson, the daring TV presenter on mental illness and therapy for the masses Fifty mental health myths debunked Childline founder Esther Rantzen on the loneliness epidemic How to take care of your mental health in a cash flow crisis Jasmine Hemsley on fine-tuning the body and mind Join Happiful’s 90 day challenge and achieve your goals

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December 2017

This month we have an inspiring mix of features including: - Louise Thompson, the Chelsea girl who turned her life around and found a brighter future - Twenty of the greatest mental health songs - Musician and YouTuber Dodie Clark on her lesser-known mental illness - Our guide to a stress free Christmas - The Flying Seagull Project, the charity putting a smile on the faces of refugee children - Insight into what really happens in couples therapy

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November 2017

This month we have 100 pages devoted to mental health and wellbeing, with features including:

– Katie Piper, the acid attack survivor pioneering a positive new world – Bake off’s Prue Leith talking recipes and relationships – Amy Winehouse’s legacy living on – Blogger Emma Blackery on battling her demons – Uncovering the truth about revenge porn​ – Ethical designers revealing the true cost of fast fashion

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September 2017

This month, Happiful is all about positive steps to make our lives and wider world a brighter place. Our features include:

- Denise Welch on sobriety, positivity and facing her darkness - A 12-step guide to guilt-free happiness - Sporting soprano and Invictus Games ambassador Laura Wright - A special report on mental health in football - Plus an insight into our primal instincts: fight, flight, or freeze

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August 2017

This issue is jam-packed with stories to brighten your day. So what’s this month’s issue got in store?

- Tamara Ecclestone opens up about her separation anxiety - We uncover the mystic tradition of Tarot - The ‘internet’s big sister’ Grace Victory talks body positivity - We’ve got tips on how to stop negative thinking - Plus 7 science-backed secrets to getting to sleep in minutes

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July 2017

Our July Summer Special is all about living in the moment while the sun shines! We have 50 outdoor activities that can take your mind on a fantastic adventure. Also in this issue – TV star Jeff Brazier describes his journey from grief to happiness, following the death of his wife Jade Goody, and raising their two children as a single parent. We also pin-point the effects of acupuncture treatment, and in an extra-special feature we interview Britain’s Best Agony Aunts, including the nation’s favourite problem-solver, Deidre Sanders.

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June 2017

Hero for mental health Matt Johnson speaks out. His terrifying ordeal. His amazing recovery. His mission to help others. Plus, 9 ideas that will make you happier (Approved by scientists!), when to wear red and when to wear blue in our mindful summer dressing and panic attacks in children - what to say and do.

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May 2017

How the 'Beauty Queen of the Jungle' became a role model for mental health awareness, featuring ambassador Amy Willerton.

This months featured charity is Age UK, Mohammed Khan shares the life-changing impact volunteering as a 'dementia befriender' has had on his outlook.

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April 2017

We’re on a mission to create a healthier, happier, more sustainable society. Our aim is to provide informative, inspiring and topical stories about mental health and wellbeing. We want to break the stigma of mental health in our society, and to shine a light on the positivity and support that should be available for everyone, no matter their situation.

We hope you enjoy reading out first issue.

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