To be fair, my beat has had a good innings. For a hundred years, it has made billions of pounds out of selling us stuff that boosts our self-esteem
After years of drinking through social engagements to make them bearable, I finally acknowledged my fear of talking to strangers and made peace with itIwas on holiday in...
They aren’t qualified counsellors, but could legitimately whack those skills on to their CVsThere was a time when I went years without visiting a hairdresser. I know. But...
Nishi Uggalle, winner of Channel 4’s Child Genius show, got the highest possible score in a Mensa test, but psychologists differ on whether such tests are reliableTwelve-year-old Nishi...
More than 13% of people are susceptible to panic attacks, which can be very intense and distressing. So what are the symptoms and how best can you respond?
There are many reasons why people are using DNA testing – from criminal investigation to paternity determination. In the past, people had to visit a hospital or a specialized lab to take a...
How absorbing your concentration in needlework relieves inner turmoilIgrew up in post-war Britain when, saved from German invasion – men returned from war, children from evacuation, families were...
Nail the technique for this muscle-killing gym accessory and your workout will be ‘magnificently awful’If you’ve seen a TRX in your gym, I can as good as guarantee that you’ve...
I was vacillating between overwork and overindulgence – and then I took my car to a mechanicTowards the end of last year, as I hurtled towards near exhaustion...
MPs have recommended the optimal breaktime for schoolchildren – and it could make adults happier, healthier and more productive, tooSchoolchildren should have at least 75 minutes of breaktime...