Conflict Resolution

When Is It Time to Dive In?

Sonja Lewis | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sonja Lewis

When is it time to dive in? Recently, in the case of one London man who saw another floundering in the Thames, the answer was clear. After trying to help from the riverside to no avail, he took the plunge, even though he didn't consider himself a strong swimmer and remembered Emergency Services' general advice to wait for them.

Oscar Pistorius and Gun-Violence: No Happy Endings

Alex Ratcliffe | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK
Alex Ratcliffe

Once upon a time, everyone loved a happy ending. In a world with endless conflict, with the increased glorification of guns and violence, the question for parents and for young people today is: how do we get to that happy ending?

Communication: Are You Getting What You Want?

Sloan Sheridan-Williams | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sloan Sheridan-Williams

The right communication can drive the world to talk, but the wrong interactions can severely challenge a person's world. With social media and modern technology driving opinions, we often forget to work on person to person interaction which is the foundation of communication. It is great to be heard on such a global scale but for most of us daily connections can prove a mine field.

Sleepless in South Sudan

Aimee Ansari | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK
Aimee Ansari

I smelled the decaying bodies in Haiti after the earthquake and I got ill because of the terrible fumes of the dead buried under buildings in Lebanon after the bombings. That was nothing compared to the massacres and violence happening in South Sudan now. I won't go into the details; they're too gory, too much everything.

Can a Person Really Change?

Claire Brummell | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Brummell

The more I've become the kind of woman I want to be, both in and out of a relationship, the man in my life has become even more of the kind of man that I really appreciate...and he was pretty amazing to begin with!

The Elephant in the Middle of the Room

Jessica McGregor Johnson | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jessica McGregor Johnson

I was recently speaking with a client who had a huge elephant in the middle of her marriage. They had financial problems and it gotten to the place where all they felt was anger and blame and guilt.

'A Global Icon'

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 06.12.2013 | UK

On his long walk to freedom, Nelson Mandela left footprints way beyond South Africa’s borders. Palestinian campaigners describe him as “totally...

Can Syria Rebuild Its Devastated Health Infrastructure?

Resham Khiani | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Resham Khiani

Your local hospital has been bombed and you're sitting in a makeshift waiting room when masked men burst in and drag your doctor away for questioning. This scenario may sound like something from a far-fetched film but this has been a nightmare reality for many Syrians.

Just Another Night on Channel 4 News

Adrian Millar | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Politics
Adrian Millar

Call me an idealist, but people need to reflect upon their motivation, on where they get their kicks, on what is really driving them in conflict before they embark on violence with all its negative consequences for themselves and others.

Arab-Jewish Unity: An Innovative Direction for Israeli Politics

Gary Spedding | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Politics
Gary Spedding

In just under eleven days, the world will once again tentatively gaze towards the State of Israel, some with optimism and others with harsh skepticism. As elections to the 19th Knesset edge ever closer, we need to be mindful of what the new Knesset could potentially shape up like.

How to Be a Woman - Book Review

Lianne Marie Binks | Posted 12.09.2011 | UK Entertainment
Lianne Marie Binks

I often think to myself that it would have been so much simpler to have lived in a time when women didn't have as many choices as they do now. "Spoiled for choice" is not a phrase to take lightly.