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Poorna Bell

Poorna Bell is an award-winning journalist and author who writes across mental wellbeing, women, diversity as well as shining a light on under-served communities. Her third book, Stronger: Changing Everything I Knew About Women's Strength is out this year. Poorna writes a weekly column for i.

Article thumbnail: Something has happened in the past few weeks that has made me actually yearn for a traditional Christmas. (Photo: Anastasiia Krivenok/ Getty Images)

I’m learning to love Christmas again after my husband’s addiction

I’m enjoying that feeling of festivity and experiencing slight regret at being away

My disturbing NHS health check

At 43, I'm not married and have no kids - what is my purpose now?

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Trust me, you owe it to your new partner to be honest about the debt you are in

I'm finally facing up to the ways I've failed to plan financially for the future