Lifestyle Tag Archive

Social IssuesThought-provoking

Suffocating in the echo chambers of modern life

(7 minute read)
Zoë Dukoff-Gordon exposes the invisible walls we build around our minds without realising it … and offers a surprising way to escape.

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COVID-19HistoryLifestyle

What would Poirot do?

(6 minute read)
Kenson Li learns lessons for lockdown from the great fictional sleuth.

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LifestyleThought-provoking

Success: are we there yet?

(9 minute read)
Lisa Fraser argues that success is always a journey and never a final destination. And we are more successful, the more we share our success.

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Editorial

Editorial: Don’t just survive, thrive!

There was a time when survival writing was a rather niche market. If you looked really hard, or asked the bored assistant, bookshops tended to stock a light range of boy scout-esque manuals on what to carry as emergency rations, the joys of Kendal Mint Cake and how to light a fire with sticks. More […]

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Family

Nurse Ratched vs Fred Rogers: Order without peace

(10 minute read)
Jeff Nottingham sees echoes of his good and bad parenting approaches in two characters from US culture – the admirable Fred Rogers and the scary Nurse Ratched.

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Art & CultureCOVID-19

Harmed by hyperlinks and why fireflies spark: it’s time to rediscover books

(7 minute read)
Prakarsh Singh opens some unread books around the house and ends up in some very strange places.

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COVID-19HistorySocial Issues

Three lessons from a city under siege

(3 minute read)
Ronnie Convery draws lessons from his parents on how to confront coronavirus.

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Lifestyle

Five ways to lose weight in Lent

(3 minute read)
Joseph Evans argues that Lent has a meaning for believers and non-believers alike.

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FamilyLifestyle

Middle-Eastern woman goes on frankfurter frenzy

(7 minute read)
The challenges and pitfalls of starting a new family life in Germany give Glose plenty of reasons to laugh – and cry. (Part three of the series “A mum on the move”)

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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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