This Mental Health Awareness Week, we take a look at what individuals and businesses can do to tackle the growing mental health crisis.
Josh Roberts, author of Anxious Man, discusses his experiences with anxiety and how we can de-stigmatise men's mental health.
Research shows that flow-inducing activities can boost mental well-being in uncertain times.
We might be inclined to forget 2020 and our summer break entirely. But there is value even in memories of stressful events.
How can understanding the psychology of blame help us get to the root of complex issues?
It’s easy to assume that we are in control of our thoughts. But what if the contents of our consciousness are generated by non-conscious systems?
Can changing our mindset help us navigate crisis?
In order to make sense of the challenges around us, are we better off reframing our search for pleasure or happiness, to one of meaning?
How do we cultivate psychologically safe work environments, even when we are working from home?
Can any amount of virtual book groups or yoga sessions or WhatsApp group chats fill the space of a handshake, a hug, a holding of the hand?
To feel sane in times of crisis, we must reconnect with each other, experiencing ourselves as belonging to something bigger, recognising that in our actions, we are responsible for others beyond ourselves.
Over the past few weeks and into the next few months it feels as though many people are going to go on this journey. Spontaneous, or at least triggered, introspection.
Even the most emotional person uses rational thought when deciding, and even the most rational person is affected by emotions when making decisions.
Sometimes it takes multitudes to reveal scientific truth. But is this always necessary?
How can we find out what it would take to motivate people to take practical steps to reduce emissions?
What can the psychology of 'flow' teach us about how we can work better?
Can experiencing awe make us more altruistic?
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How can we wade through the buzzwords of environmental crisis and distinguish the companies and corporations committed to real change? ‘When fabulousness meets sustainability’ In…
Eating alone, once considered an oddity, has become commonplace for many across the Western world.
It’s a stereotype, but many of us have made the assumption that scientists are a bit rigid and less artistic than others. Artists, on…
Navi Radjou discusses how creative problem-solving can address some of today's biggest global issues.
Rasmus Hougaard, founder and managing director of Potential Project, discusses the desire to do good in business and the place for compassionate leadership.
Anna Rosling is the co-author of Factfulness and co-founder of the Gapminder Foundation, a digital hub dedicated to addressing misconceptions about global development by taking…
The unexamined life is not worth living, said the Greek philosopher Socrates. He was reflecting on the expression “Know Thyself” – an aphorism inscribed on the temple…
New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason, writes Elizabeth Kolbert staff writer at The New Yorker.
Steve Taylor, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Leeds Beckett University on why empathy is the reason why we help one another.
Simon McCarthy-Jones delves into the the nooks and crannies of free will and corporate messaging.
Neuroscientist Valerie van Mulukom on the role our gut instinct plays when making decisions.
Creative thinking is one of the qualities attributed to entrepreneurs and inventors.
When recalling the past, we rarely doubt the first memories which jump to mind. But are they reliable? Experts explain how they change more than we realise.
Is altruism “hard wired” into the human brain? Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have used science to try and find out.
Donna Edgell, Internal Communications & Engagement Manager at Travis Perkins, discusses the benefits of communicating corporate strategy to employees.
Scientists claim to have discovered a key part of the process by which people come to an ‘aha’ or ‘eureka’ moment when trying to work something out.
Jess Whittlestone, Postdoctoral Research Associate at Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence shares her view on high stakes decision making. People sometimes talk about…
Opening a bank account is a difficult thing to do. Challenger Monzo has launched a new initiative to improve access to financial services for everyone.
In this School of Life sermon, Sutherland discusses the main tenets of the binary cognitive processing system of behavioural economics.
More and more purpose-driven companies coming to the fore purporting a better world for everyone. However, when some brands deliver on their brand promise, they…
We caught up with Kathryn Kneller, an Internal Communications consultant whose career spans 15 years at blue chip companies in sectors ranging from tech, financial…
Creativity is one of the top three skills needed for the future of work, the ability to think creatively will drive success in the fourth revolution.
Purpose-driven companies outperform the rest of the market by a huge 42%. Smart businesses know that higher purpose and motivation are linked.