Entries by Sandi Mann from 01/2013

Does Boredom Bring Out Our Creative Flair?

| Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Boredom, like most emotions which I study, has a purpose and despite widely held views about its negative connotations, research recently conducted has suggested that boredom can have positive outcomes, including increased creativity.

Why Are We All So Angry These Days?

| Posted 01.24.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Road rage, car rage, plane rage. There seems to be a rage for everything these days! Rarely a week goes by without some report of someone who has 'lost it' as the red mist descended. The reasons are, in my view, twofold; on the one hand our expectations have risen steadily and on the other hand, so have our stress levels.

Why Do We Get So Excited About Snow?

| Posted 01.25.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Why do we get so excited about the snow? Snow is all we talk about when it arrives and the thrill and anticipation of 'snow days' is not just for the kids. Are our lives so boring that snow brings with it such a much needed change of pace? Well, frankly, yes!