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I write for The Guardian, The i Paper, Red magazine, Grazia, Stylist, The Pool, Women's Health, Cosmopolitan, The Book of Man, with an extensive body of work on HuffPost UK

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THE GUARDIAN: Neelam Gill and the fight against the pressure to be pale

Young girls and women are already in a bad situation with self-esteem. We know that issues begin young and that they escalate when they hit their teens. Colourism then adds a whole different, complex set of insecurities – and the ubiquity of social media adds yet another.


REd: How to get more love in your life

Looking at all forms of love beyond the romantic.

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THe pool: 'fate can't sort my life out'

Coming from a Hindu family with a loose grasp of religion (sorry, Mum, but in 36 years you have still never known when Diwali is), I’ve never been one for structured faith. And until I became an atheist a few years ago, I preferred to dine at the buffet of agnosticism – a bit of this, a bit of that, but never fully committing to any one thing.

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How to support a depressed partner while maintaining your own mental health

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no body type has the monopoly on confidence

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mindfulness in schools is giving children vital lessons in protecting their mental wellbeing

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my life isn't defined by tragedy