Be Grateful and Happiness Will Always Be Within Reach

Stefan Rollnick | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Stefan Rollnick

We can complain that our wifi isn't working, or we can sit down and just try to comprehend the fact that for most of the year we don't think twice when we send invisible messages, by tapping on a piece of glass, that can instantly travel across the globe.

The Mathematics of Marriage

Shadi-Sade Sarreshtehdarzadeh | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Shadi-Sade Sarreshtehdarzadeh

For the next 10 minutes I would squeal, pause and catch my breath, catch sight of the ring, and then squeal some more. Repeat x 5. What was odder still, was that I felt some sort of sisterly connection with this girl, even though I don't think I even know her boyfriend/fiancée's name?!

Cynicism Killed the Cat - A Plea for Optimism!

Paul Charlton | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Paul Charlton

Cynicism's had its day; it's time for pragmatic optimism. I'm rallying the troops and you're the first for the press gang!

Stamping on a Three-Year-Old Child's Toy Unicorn is just Healthy Skepticism

Chris Wickett | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK Comedy
Chris Wickett

I know what you're thinking. Forget these idiots. But I cannot let lie accusations that I am somehow joyless. The universe deserves the truth: that science and skepticism offer a magic and happiness more profound than any unicorn ever could.

Savour the Post-Olympics High, But Don't Be Afraid to Go Back to Being Your Cynical Self

Justin Myers | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Justin Myers

The Olympics, apparently, has had the fortunate side effect of making us more human. But we didn't need fixing. We weren't devoid of compassion or community spirit; we were just looking for a way to show it.

Some Less Healthy Suggestions for Singles on Valentine's

Alex Andreou | Posted 14.04.2012 | UK Comedy
Alex Andreou

I generally feel pretty perky about my status, even with 14 February almost upon us. I consider the lack of a partner a necessary cut in these difficult times. I mostly blame the mess I inherited from Labour.

Is You Cup Half Full, or Half Empty

BritChick Paris | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

Tomorrow why don't you wake up and smile first thing? Why don't you move out of the way of people rushing down the street instead of moaning? Maybe they have a real problem.