Eight Things That I Love About Toddlers

Dr Elizabeth Sparkes | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Parents
Dr Elizabeth Sparkes

Sometimes it's so refreshing to be upfront, open with emotion and then swiftly move on to the next thing with a sense of ease! Not holding on to tension, frustration and hiding opinions. What you see is what you get.

No Facebook, There Is Nothing 'Overtly Sexual' About Breast Cancer

Sophia Hyatt | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK Tech
Sophia Hyatt

A warm welcome to the modern world - or if you prefer, the more anal one, in which the likes of Praxiteles would most likely commit suicide in. It is ...

'F' the Fear

Martyn Sibley | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK
Martyn Sibley

The droughts, the starvation, and the wars can only improve when we wake up to our divisions. Regardless of these imaginary borders, (dis)ability, religions, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender; we're all human beings. Maybe we should start acting like the compassionate and clever animals we can be.

The Pond and the Mind: A Parallel Universe

Kamontip Evans | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

When you watch the mind, you will find there is a beginning, middle and an end to each troublesome thought or emotion. Sometimes before you even get to the end of it, the mind will jump onto something else.

The Relationship Between Music and Travel

Chloe Gunning | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

I find music and travel both utterly addictive. After one short trip away, I return with post-travel blues, desperate to go on another one. The same with music - I'm incapable of listening to one song, then turning off.

How I Survived Being Trapped in a Tube!

Kathryn Lovewell | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kathryn Lovewell

No matter what your external circumstances, you can take charge of your internal landscape. You can take charge of your response to outer stimuli. You can be liberated in prison (like my mindful stress management students were) or you can be imprisoned in your everyday life.

The Mind Is a Fidgety Child

Georgie Bradley | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Georgie Bradley

My Google Chrome has a permanent conga line of dormant tabs open for potential reads, until some of them disappear past the arrow of no return and I eventually 'x' them out of existence. This barrage of information, lying next to me, puts the mind in overdrive.

Stop That Thought, I'm Gonna Get Off!

Kamontip Evans | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

Persistent negative thoughts easily put us under mental stress in the absence of any stressors. Once started, thoughts continue and proliferate. One thing leads to another - a train of thoughts that runs beyond a sense of time and space. Our mind is busy.

Tackle Your Self Doubt

Amisha Bhavsar | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amisha Bhavsar

Sometimes we convince ourselves before we start that that, we shouldn't even try! All it takes is one small doubt to give up and to send our dreams and aspirations into a tailspin. Simply put, doubts sabotage you. They do not nurture or serve you.

Resentment in Retrospective: Pulp's 'His 'n' Hers', 20 Years On

Robyn Strachan | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Robyn Strachan

Best song? Couldn't say, that would be cheating. Although I will admit, Pink Glove has a certain bite and drive that is irresistible, and who could resist that incendiary, bitchy, gleefully observant chorus?*

Is Fear Real? Will the Worst Happen?

Maggie Currie | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

That feeling of fear. What is it? Describe it? When I ask this of myself and others, the replies are the thoughts people have about fear and not a description of the "feeling" of fear. That is not unexpected, after all it is the left brain's, rational/analytical job to put into words feelings that arise from somewhere in our bodies, the subconscious.

Things Your Twenties Teaches You

Ronnie Joice | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ronnie Joice

I'm 26 and I live in a nice flat in a nice part of town and have a good job working for nice people. Yet like all young people, we feel old. And we feel that we're unaccomplished and that time is always running out too fast.

Tell Us What You Think

Chris Mayo | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Comedy
Chris Mayo

Twitter of course breeds opinions faster than Nick Ferrari on a Waltzer. I no longer need to stand on the top of an African mountain to "find myself", I can quite easily log onto my 'interactions' to find that someone anonymously thinks I look like Ed Sheeran with AIDS.

Unleash Hell

Caragh Little | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

Christmas isn't supposed to be just about the presents. But somehow it always is. Somehow the refrain of Goodwill to all Men seems to ring very hollow when that present you've chosen carefully ends up being thrown aside because it didn't cost enough or you got the colour wrong or they already had one.

A Daily Guide to Mind Mastery

Ladan Soltani | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Ladan Soltani

Did you know we have on average 70,000 thoughts a day. As there are 86,400 seconds in a 24 hour day, this means we produce a thought every 1.2 seconds. Now remember, this is simply an average quote.

Opening Ceremony: The Third Degree In the Third Dimenson

James Poyner | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK Sport
James Poyner

Since I cannot be there I decided I may as well get as close as I can by watching it with my 3D TV.

Do You have a Monster Under Your Bed? Inspiration from a Seven Year Old

Alice Grist | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Grist

I recently spent the afternoon with my beautiful seven-year-old friend Lainey. Out of the blue she told me that she had seen something on a film that ...

3 Universal Rules For Happiness

Emma Brooke | Posted 27.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Brooke

I think actually this is just our subconscious playing avoidance tactics with us; always striving to find happiness outside of ourselves, not wanting to have to look closer to home and realise that all the answers lie within us (there's a famous quote there somewhere!).