How we stay together: 'The sense of trust that we had in each other as friends'After two weddings, a family estrangement and 23 years together, Simon and Naomi Perry take joy in life’s quieter moments
Nailbiter to keen runner: the three secrets to turning a bad habit into a good oneFrom looking at my phone too much to sucking air through my teeth and biting my nails, I have habits I’d like to change. Can a treadmill desk and cookery lessons with my girlfriend help?
‘Delegate but the buck stops with you’: how to end the housework wars. Approaching the division of chores in a businesslike way could be the key to domestic harmony
How can I heal a terrible rift between my brothers?. Nearly every family has a ‘fixer’ but when you can’t fix everyone, says Annalisa Barbieri, it’s time to step back
Tell us about your cat disputes with your neighboursAfter one disagreement over a cat resulted in a £20,000 court case, we would like to hear about your experiences
My boyfriend and I agreed we didn’t want children – but now I’m not sureI always secretly hoped he would change his mind, and the window for me to have children is closing
My life in sex: ‘I no longer worry about my foreskin getting trapped’. The man who was circumcised in his late 20s
How Telfar's shopping bag became a symbol of fashion democracyNicknamed the ‘Bushwick Birkin’, the 100% vegan leather shoppers found fame through the diverse communities embracing them
I love bumping into an old friend – it’s as if the universe has gift-wrapped a momentWhat a joy, what a bonus, to run into someone one hasn’t seen in an age
Do not adjust your set: Gwyneth Paltrow is spreading Goop all over TVEveryone’s favourite turbocharged wellness capitalist has laid out her stall in the trailer for her new Netflix show. But what does any of it mean?
As one of the most commonly used drugs among 16 to 24-year-olds, laughing gas has become an increasing cause of concern and debate in recent years.The drug was thrown into the spotlight again on Wednesday after Professor David Nutt, the former government drug tzar, who was forced to resign in 2009 after claiming ecstasy and LSD were less dangerous than alcohol, made new comments about it.
My week as a Hemsworth: can Chris and Elsa combat my mid-30s physical ennui?. Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky have both released wellness manuals. Luke Ryan tries to follow along with one of the world’s fittest couples
There has been a rapid decline in cases of HIV in the UK, according to new figures.Data published by Public Health England (PHE) shows HIV transmission is continuing to fall, with the number of people who are unaware they have the virus also decreasing.
Dog tired: will the new podcast for pooches soothe my surly whippet?It has specially composed music, a background soundscape including a washing machine, and voiceovers from well-known actors. A brilliant idea – or barking mad?
Country diary: a rare blue sky colours our waterlogged moorland trek. Bodmin Moor, Cornwall: Unseasonally verdant pastures contrast with the browns and greys of clitter-strewn slopes
Readers on the pain of miscarriage: ‘In my head I was already a mum and then suddenly I wasn’t’. According to a new study, a third of women experience PTSD after losing a baby in early pregnancy. Guardian readers describe their experiences
All hail the horizontal workout! Six ways that sex improves your healthA new study suggests regular sex can help prevent early menopause. And there’s lots of other research to suggest the benefits of a bit of slap and tickle
Being Jo March:Little Women finally has an ending grown women deserveFor independent women, Jo March is an icon but until Gerwig’s Little Women there has always been a catch
Country diary: the Cheviots are studded with ghostly patchesNote o’ the Gate, Scottish Borders: In this cloud the best views are underfoot, in luminous moss and spiky bog asphodel
Being wealthy can add nearly a decade to a person’s lifespan, new research suggests.A study conducted by University College London (UCL) has found that those who are the richest tend to live far longer free from illness and disability than those who are the poorest.
'Out of nowhere I felt really sad': readers on how they felt at 47. We asked you to tell us how happy you were at 47 after a study found that people were, on average, most unhappy at the age of 47.2
Would a quick dose of garlic pearls keep Count Dracula at bay?. The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts