On The Week That Was

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

Please Do Lead Me Astray The House of Lords is reeling after a certain peer was found to be ageing rather disgracefully. I have to say that the photo...

Will You Post Me Rose Petals? In Remembrance of Loves Lost..

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

A recent house move has necessitated a ruthless clean out of those old boxes lurking under stairs and in the loft and which contain memories of a past long gone. My dream of living in a very small space is about to become a reality but more on that later.

If You're on the Wrong Path, Find Another One

Suzanne Hoare | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzanne Hoare

When considering my 16 year old self, I see a naïve, but ambitious, girl who wants to make her parents proud. At 18, she knows she is good at Law - her exam results say so - and she can't think of anything she would rather do at university. So, that's the path she chooses.

Regret Versus Remorse and Why We Need to Feel Both

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

Plants and animals do not walk around tormented by guilt, drowning in a need for penance and a wracked conscience. This is a human failing, perhaps to not move onwards and away from the errors and mistakes we are destined to make.

Let It Go - The Past Is in the Past

Tremaine du Preez | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tremaine du Preez

There's no new page, no clean sweep over an old chapter that we can leave behind at the stroke of midnight on the 31st of December. We bring everything with us into this new year. Everything. Old happiness and love, old hurts, regrets, judgements, opinions and pain.

Dead End Towns and Daring to Change

Charlotte Ballantyne | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Charlotte Ballantyne

Everyone has a different relationship with their home town, both growing up and as adults. Some can't wait to escape, others never want to leave. We all lead our own lives and must make these decisions for ourselves, so I would never judge someone for doing what makes them happy. But our home towns are just one tiny corner of a large planet, which has a whole lot of stuff to offer.

Do You Really Wish You Could Get Together More Often? Or Is It Just Lip Service?

Liberty Forrest | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liberty Forrest

I was chatting with a friend recently and mentioned that since I moved back to Calgary, I've started a monthly "Family Night." He said that sounded like a great idea and mentioned that his family only gets together at funerals now, and that they keep saying they should meet up in between but "it never happens. Maybe soon."

A Moment Missed - Why I Regret My Nesting-Instinct-Gone-Wild

Zoe Armstrong | Posted 25.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Zoe Armstrong

When my daughter was four months old I decided it would be the thing to sell up and shift our new and amorphous life together two-hundred miles south....

No Regrets aka 'Live your life AWESOME!

Billie Carn | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Billie Carn

According to the British Heart Foundation each of us has on average up to six regrets and spend roughly five days a year dwelling on them.

Sexual Regret - The Latest Research Reveals How Men and Women Feel Sorry About Sex

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

The top three most common regrets in women's top five lists of regret were in descending order - Lost virginity to 'wrong' partner - 24% of women cite this as a top five regret, in contrast to only 10% of men. Then came 'Cheated on past or present partner' - 23% of women put this as a top five regret in comparison to 18% of men. Third was - 'Relationship progressed ''too fast'' sexually' - 20% of women put this as a top five regret, while this only applied to 10% of men.

How to Say the Hardest Word in the English Language

Mark Fletcher-Brown | Posted 16.09.2011 | UK
Mark Fletcher-Brown

Apologies are back in the news. After Mr. Murdoch's very public "sorry" at the weekend, the game has been upped. All of our expectations will have been raised: where we have been let down, we will expect no less. But saying sorry isn't easy. Bernie Taupin wasn't kidding.