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Kind regards: how the words you choose make a difference Five simple ways that using kind words can benefit how you and others feel... Written in partnership with Simple
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Campaign launched to find an emoji for forgiveness A group in Finland is crowdsourcing ideas for a forgiveness emoji to add to the official list later this year... Society Technology
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What to say to children instead of ‘be careful’ How can the words we choose when talking to children outdoors encourage skills such as observation and self-reliance?... Society
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Nathaniel Hughes Battle, fighting, beat: is the language of war really good for our health? It can serve to rally and empower, but could ‘battling’ disease also be holding us back? Nathaniel Hughes, a medical herbalist, asks if it’s... Lifestyle Opinion Society
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Could ‘honest’ greeting cards get more people talking? A set of ‘straight-talking’ greetings cards has been launched as an antidote to designs filled with euphemisms and generalities... Society
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Crazy talk: rethinking the language we use to describe mental health The words we use to talk about mental health can perpetuate stigmas. A new portrait project featuring people who have mental health issues a... Society
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