Mental Health

COVID-19LifestyleMental Health

The sounds of silence

(3 minute read)
In his second reflection on self-isolation Richard Bauckham finds that forgotten sounds can be our best friends.

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LifestyleMental HealthThought-provoking

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.

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LifestyleMental HealthThought-provoking

Retreating to victory, and how silence takes us forward

In this second article in his Travelling where I am series, Joseph Evans explores silence’s hidden power and how it is necessary to make any journey meaningful.

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LifestyleMental Health

“A state of perpetual panic”: the lost art of pressing the Pause button

Soul gym is just as essential as body gym, and sometimes it’s the time spent in stillness that makes the time spent in activity truly fruitful. Bianca Costa Sales invites us to draw breath.

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Art & CultureMental Health

Why so serious?

“Why so serious?” Remember those adolescent days when your friends would repeat this with irritating insistence? Jonathan Parreño wants to know why Todd Philipp’s new Joker film is so unremittingly grim.

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