Perception

What Does Beauty Mean to You?

Maria Senise | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Senise

Being a tween or young adult can be rough, ridiculously confusing, and generally uncomfortable. (Hell, being an adult can be too.) Growing up, experiencing changes in your body, and feeling your crazy hormones running amok create a feeling of complete unease in your own skin. This summer, I ran a class called Girls' Lifestyle Camp for girls between the ages of 10 and 13.

You Say Potato and I Say Potahto - How Can We See the Same Thing So Differently?

Dr. Bill Cloke | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bill Cloke

Couples are frequently talking about entirely different events while discussing the same event. Or they will identify qualities within a person like "She was so angry with me" and as I was sitting right there I could see that it was not happening that way. Allowing for my own warped sense of reality I am often amazed at those inconsistencies within an interaction between seemingly rational people.

What You See Is Not Always What You Get

Liberty Forrest | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liberty Forrest

A long time ago, I heard a supposedly true story. I don't remember the exact details, like where it was or if it was on a bus or a train but I have never forgotten the point.

How Feeling Powerless Actually Has A Physical Impact

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Having the weight of the world on your shoulders is more than a figure of speech - it can describe a physical reality for some, according to psycholog...

First Step to Solving the Eurozone Crisis: Change our Perceptions

Terence Tse | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK
Terence Tse

A balanced view will allow us to be better at thinking about the crisis. After all if we only see our southern neighbours as burden, we are not only losing half the equation to solving the Eurozone crisis; we are also missing out on most of the intelligence.

Disability History: Looking Back and Moving Forward

Paul M. Davies | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paul M. Davies

By recognising that people with disabilities were active in determining their own futures in the past, we can begin to challenge current ideas about people with disabilities which reduce them to being viewed as passive or helpless.

Youth Unemployment: UK's Next Crisis

Terence Tse | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Terence Tse

Just as we are still trying to recover from the financial crisis of 2008, there is likely another one coming our way - the youth unemployment problem.

Looking Beyond Appearance

Maggie Currie | Posted 21.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

It is natural for us, as humans, to judge people, and, of course, ourselves, since it just happens without us even thinking about it. We take one look and in two seconds summarise our opinion of a whole person.

BRAND YOU: How To Build A Personal Brand To Enhance Career Success

Julia Brunton | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK
Julia Brunton

Brand is at the center of corporate strategy. Some say it is the most valuable asset a company can have. It is a primary strategic asset as regards both competitive strategy and sustainable competitive advantage. Embracing the branding techniques used by corporate's and applying them to ourselves, could be instrumental in gaining competitive advantage in the job market place

Can You See The Dancing Gorilla In This CT Scan? 83% Of Radiologists Couldn’t

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK

Look carefully at the lung scan below. Do you notice anything strange about it? If you didn't spot the dancing gorilla in the top right hand corne...

Proof of Heaven? What, Here and Now? Why Not!

Tony Lobl | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

Dr. Eben Alexander - who has worked at some of the most prestigious US medical institutions - has spoken of the need for a different "picture of reality" after he nearly died during a seven-day coma. His book "Proof of Heaven" has just been published.

Paralympics Inspire the Here and Now, But the Race has Just Begun

Alex Taylor | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK
Alex Taylor

In the weeks leading up to the Paralympics the air was filled with a familiar, silent contradiction. The predominant line focused on how inspiring it was going to be, seeing athletes perform and overcome, despite their disabilities. At the same time, a ComRes poll found that sixty-six percent agreed that "people with disabilities are often regarded as second-rate citizens".

Always Take Care of the Little Things

Mark Fletcher-Brown | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK
Mark Fletcher-Brown

It must be very frustrating to spend months working on The Budget only to find that the whole thing is reduced to a few choice words: granny tax and pasty-gate.