Pretty Hurts: The cult of (physical) beauty in Brazil
(9 minute read) When bodily beauty matters as much as it does in a country like Brazil, the cost can be not only financial but also personal. Bianca Costa Sales explains.
Encouraging insanity: how social media is glorifying mental health disorders
(4 minute read) Zuzana Revayova is concerned about the effects of social media on young people’s mental health.
Why you shouldn’t suppress intrusive thoughts (and what to do instead!)
(4 minute read) Beth Rush offers practical tips on getting your head in order.
Stand straight – it’s good for you!
(3 minute read) The way you hold yourself through the day matters, says Beth Rush, and here’s why…
The hidden life skill
(4 minute read) Cultivating emotional intelligence is essential for success in professional and personal life. Beth Rush explains
How to deal with restlessness
(3 minute read) Lisa Fraser ‘goes deep’ to confront a malaise that is omnipresent in modern life.
Be careful what you wish for
(3 minute read) Nicole Law examines the flip side of one of the most successful self-help books of recent years.
The importance of being earnest
(6 minute read) ‘Being oneself’ is the ultimate liberation, thinks Lisa Fraser.
“Our egos do not always have to be in the firing line.”
(4 minute read) Self-worth shouldn’t become self-entitlement, argues Roshaney Aftab.
Can you be fixed?
(6 minute read) Lisa Fraser offers a practical guide to dealing with anxiety and mental turmoil.