Learning To Care Differently

Genevieve Seri | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Genevieve Seri

As we move closer together on this contracting globe, as we encounter difference more and more, and open our eyes, ears, taste buds and hearts to other cultures, I feel that the way we care about others truly deserves some attention.

Blood Cancer Awareness Month 2017

Jack Abrey | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jack Abrey

Research has broken the sound barrier. Research has produced plants that can tolerate drought. Research has made space exploration a feasible reality. Research makes the impossible, possible and one day, research will beat blood cancer.

Five Easy Steps To Being Happy

Aimeeleigh Smith | Posted 30.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Aimeeleigh Smith

Do you feel fulfilled on a daily basis? Not all day every day, because that's impossible, but at least part of the day?

Writing Things Down Can Be Your First Step In Taking Action

Katrine Horn | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Katrine Horn

If you're looking for a powerful tool to propel yourself into action, try writing things down! Just in case you needed some persuasion, here are 5 good reasons why writing things down could be your first action step to making changes

Are You At Peace Or At War With Your Self?

Karin Sieger | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Making peace with another or in the world - we all talk about it. But are you at peace or at war with yourself? Do you know and do you care? Does it matter?

Everybody. Seasons Of Change

Jane Scott | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Parents
Jane Scott

everybody banner The weeks have been filled with trying to cram in as much paid work as possible, organising personal assistants, booking holidays and filling The Glory's expectant cardboard box with university essentials.

Internet Memes Are Changing The Way We Communicate IRL

Jamie Wareham | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK Tech
Jamie Wareham

The reason Dawkins describes it as a hijack is because internet memes make no attempt at the accuracy of copying. It's a a key part of his definition and Internet memes are deliberately altered.

Unleash The Fool In You And Be Inspired

Karin Sieger | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Now I am a middle aged fool reconnecting with my dreams. I am still misunderstood and judged, but that's ok. I can cope with that. And I am hoping to live long enough to become an old fool with a heart full of passion.

Change Happens - Ready Or Not

Nikki Mattocks | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Nikki Mattocks

Change is a part of life, and it can either be good or bad, but for those with mental health issues, it can be a bit more difficult, which is something I can completely relate to.

How A Crisis Can Be An Opportunity

Miranda Adams | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Miranda Adams

When you are in the midst of a crisis it can be really difficult to see this as you are focused on resolving or dealing with whatever challenges you are facing. However when we look back over past experience we can see there is always good that comes from difficult situations.

Sleep Your Way To An A

Farida Ahmed | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK
Farida Ahmed

Students make up the largest percentage of our population that are sleep deprived - particularly undergraduates. We are often taught that it is impo...

Why We Need To Start Minding Our Own Attention

Antony Mayfield | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Tech
Antony Mayfield

Now, look at your attention. Loose, flabby and spilling out all over the place. Yes it is. Pull yourself together! Get your attention straight and stop blaming your distracted state on all those apps, streaming services and smartphone alerts.

Bank Holiday Hell

Rebekah Smith | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Parents
Rebekah Smith

Of course you have friends who can help in these situations - but what part of 'surviving' and 'doing it alone' is that? Even with all the friends, family and colleagues in the world, bedtime equals social lock-down and a bit more time to think about everything.

Acting After Illness #9 Change

David King | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
David King

Each and everyone of us can create moments and opportunities, that, when compounded over time, will create a change that can make our lives better and make other people's lives better too.

Ending Political Games

David Taylor | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Politics
David Taylor

If you heard Theresa May's announcement today, then you would have heard that she believes people are playing political games, harming our chances at a decent Brexit negotiation.

Be Disruptive In Your Daily Life!

Keith Grinsted | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Keith Grinsted

There are a set number of hours and minutes each day, and you cannot change that. But, you can change how you use those hours and minutes. You have control, so use it. If you want or need to make changes in your life, you can. But as I have said above, you must make the effort.

When I Am Older I Will Not Diet, Ten Year Old Me I'm Sorry

Umairah Malik | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Umairah Malik

I am seven years old and I am asking for second helpings of dessert and I am asking for third helpings because numbers do not matter and I am hungry. ...

Five Simple, Practical Concepts Which Have Changed My Life

Rosie Leizrowice | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Rosie Leizrowice

Concepts are far more powerful than facts or instructions. Whenever I want to make a change in my life, I look for flexible concepts which can be applied to a range of areas- the broader the better. Here are 5 which have had the biggest impact over the last year.

Why More People Are Choosing To Live Minimally - The Month Long Challenge

Lyndsay Weir | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lyndsay Weir

Ten emails filled with free next day deliveries and 10% off today only. Eight different social media sponsored posts with free trials, hot new trends and more. Two bus stop banners, one in store point of sale display and a mail-drop brochure through the door. Two magazine covers promising that if I wear 'x' I will get a promotion or feel more confident.

We Are Conditioned Both Deliberately And Accidentally Throughout Life

Maggie Currie | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

We learn how to eat our food, when to eat our food. How to sleep and when to sleep. We learn the boundaries we must adhere to in school, such as when playtime is, where we have to sit to do our work, what work we have to do, when we can talk and when we must be quiet.

The State Of Government Finances And The Future Of Health And Social Care

Malcolm Prowle | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Politics
Malcolm Prowle

Political debate in the UK now seems largely dominated by BREXIT and the travails of health and adult social care such that the overall position of go...

The Elephant In The Room... The New GCSEs

Farida Ahmed | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK
Farida Ahmed

The new change in GCSEs has been the biggest educational reform for a long while. Transforming an exam system that has been used for a very long time ...

Northern Ireland's Big Decision

Katherine Press | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Politics
Katherine Press

This Thursday our potential for change is greater than ever. Don't assume your vote doesn't count, the political upheaval around the globe is proof that it does. Make a stand, show up for yourself and for those who need your help. Make our democracy and our little place in the world mean something positive again - we're worth more than we've been used to, and the responsibility for making our future brighter is a privilege we shouldn't give up easily.

Steadying Our Hearts And Minds In Extraordinary Times

Willem Kuyken | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Willem Kuyken

We are living in quite extraordinary times, with seismic shifts in the world's landscape. These changes are social, political and in terms of climate change quite literal. Technology connects us so that the reverberations of these changes are in a very real sense experienced in people's minds and hearts.

Get Involved And Engaged To Demand Change

Kanak Hirani Nautiyal | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Style
Kanak Hirani Nautiyal

It was the first, but not the last time I was asked that question. That day at Dutch Design Week, I was also asked, "Do your artisans work in good conditions?" "Have you visited your suppliers?" "Are the people you work with being exploited" and even, "do you make your products in sweatshops."