#Dreams

The Big Cats of the Conscious and Subconscious Mind

Laura Humphreys | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Laura Humphreys

Two years ago when I first started my Believe mental health blog, I posted some random thoughts about recurring dreams I had and how I'd learned to un...

Seven Steps to Making New Year's Resolutions That Will Come True

Emma Fulu | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Fulu

It was my birthday last Thursday. Having a birthday on New Year's Eve has its pros and cons. There is always a party on, but rarely is anyone available for a birthday celebration, and all the restaurants are inevitably booked out.

Why Do We Dream?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

From teeth falling out to flying, we all wake up remembering our dreams from time to time. But why do we have these thoughts while we sleep in the ...

A Letter to My Younger Self

Jasmine Luby Barrow | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jasmine Luby Barrow

Yes, I'm aware that you won't listen, you want to be confident, educated and independent. I am not asking you to corrupt your dreams, just to look around and find time to enjoy the journey.

When Is It a Good Time to Give Up on Your Dreams?

Chloe Bevan | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Bevan

This may seem like a very simple question but the answer doesn't feel all that simple at all to answer. Now, that I am in my twenties, the pressure of life seems all the more real and being financial stable is all the more important.

A Sleepless Globe: The Cost of Losing our Dreams

Professor Richard Wiseman | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Richard Wiseman

Travel, exploration and being more connected are a global dream experienced and sought after by many. We all have dreams, things we want to achieve and do in life - but the dreams we consider least, in today's world, are those that happen every night.

Be True to Your Dreams

Sara Meredith | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Meredith

Yet I so wish I could go back to that scared 14 year old girl and to tell her to own her dreams. To not care what others may believe to be unrealistic, to know that her hopes were within her reach.

10 Of The Most Common Dreams And What They (Apparently) Mean

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've recently woken up in a cold sweat because you dreamt your teeth fell out then you're definitely not alone. From being chased to getting ...

I Quit

Linda Ayoola | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Linda Ayoola

To be clear, I didn't leave my job in a rude way and stomped out. No, I had mixed emotions about leaving my job. I care about many of the people there, had wonderful opportunities and enjoyed much of the job itself if I am honest.

Batman's Worst Nightmare

Andy Bush | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Comedy
Andy Bush

I think about Batman a lot, I kind of feel sorry for him - it must be exhausting all that being at the 'beck and call' of Gotham City lark. I imagine ...

Travel Is..: What I Experienced On My Solo Quest To Southeast Asia.

Lucy Wilson | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Lucy Wilson

Travel is being independent and going along with my gut instincts. It's about trusting and building a relationship with myself. Travel is about finding myself as a person.

Losing Love and Love Leads Me To My True Love

Charlie Carillo | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Sport
Charlie Carillo

John McEnroe stood ready on the other side of the net, and as I bounced the ball before serving to start the match I allowed myself a ridiculous thoug...

Is Playing It Safe Worse Than Risking It All?

Emily Maguire | Posted 28.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Maguire

What could have been of your life if you held your breath and jumped in with both feet into the unknown of your dream? A huge risk yes but isn't that better than just living in a world of comfortable?

To the People Who Try to Keep You Small.

Amber Bell | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Amber Bell

It takes a lot to lay your heart out on a platter, hopelessly preparing yourself for the vultures to attack. To put yourself in the firing line and risk losing your passion forever. To wait for that lethal knock to your confidence, the bruising of your ego.

"If Today Were the Last Day of My Life..."

Katie Leach | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Leach

With five out of seven days being ones you get up and go to work (over 70%), this really is one of the biggest parts of your life and you have to make sure you can look in that mirror every morning and say 'yes, this is what I want to do, this is what I want to get up for'.

For Zlatan

Marko Kasic | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Sport
Marko Kasic

Zlatan does not know who I am. There is no reason why he should. But then, without Football, the world would not know who Zlatan is. Football, genius and valour have granted him an opportunity to catalyse a movement bigger than the game. Bigger than the UN. Bigger than Zlatan.

An Escape From One English Winter Became Ten Years In Mexico

Harmeet Kaur Sidhu | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Harmeet Kaur Sidhu

Mid-January, ten years ago, the colours and sunshine of my first day in San Miguel had me pinned. A week later, I met the person who was to become my husband. Today, we are raising three young children.

Balls to the Rat Race!

Sara Damergi | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Damergi

Like lots of people I had a dream to travel the world. Not in bite size two week trips. I wanted to really travel and have the luxury of getting to know a country inside and out, to do yoga in India, stay with tribes in Vietnam and generally be a bit of a hippy with an income that required little work.

All Bark No Bite: Why 'Instagram Inspiration' Needs Action

Josh Marshall | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Josh Marshall

"Start before you're ready" ... What does it mean? It means to "whisper #YOLO to the wind" and delve into something before all your cards are dealt, because, let's face it - so many of us wait for the right moment and that moment never comes.

How Your Genes Could Make You Single Plus Other Weird Health Studies Of 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing like a bizarre health study to mole over on your lunch break. Credit where credit's due, most of the health studies we come across ...

Science Proves That Yes, You Dream For A Reason

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Tech

Why do we dream? Well, it's not just to pass the time while you're sleeping. In fact, the latest research suggests that the most important part of...

My Bucket List...

Liz Fraser | Posted 15.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Fraser

This, for some reason, seems to be a much bigger deal than turning 39, even though it requires the same amount of effort on my part, ie none. A lot of people have suddenly started asking me about my Bucket List, as if turning 40 wasn't already bad enough without also implying certain death.

Lead On...

Bennett Arron | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Comedy
Bennett Arron

This year would be Shakespeare's 450th birthday. If he were still alive, his cake would be massive and doing the bumps would take two and a half hours.

The Little Brazilian Boy Who Believed

Kiran Chug | Posted 07.09.2014 | UK Sport
Kiran Chug

You couldn't say Brazil were going home as you would for other teams who failed to make it through the knock-out stages. Brazil were at home. This was their country. This was their tournament. This was meant to be their Cup.

A Day In The Life In My Head

Ruby Wax | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ruby Wax

Most mornings I try to drag myself into a sitting position to practice mindfulness. I do this because if I delay and say to myself, "Later," I'll never do it. My body craves to stay prone, probably forever. But sitting up and following my breath, I can check my internal weather conditions and if I don't check in, they'll unconsciously influence everything I do in the day.