Stress might be useful for dodging sabre-toothed tigers, but it doesn't help so much with exams
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Sunday 12 January 2014
Schools urged to do more for LGBT pupils, as 4 in 10 admit to suicidal thoughts
Friday 10 January 2014
Scott Stossel first saw a psychiatrist aged 10. Since then, he has tried 27 medications and many different kinds of therapy in an attempt to assuage his anxiety-related problems. This book is an account of his own experiences, together with a history of anxiety-related disorders that stretch back as far as Hippocrates in the fourth-century BC, and takes in Plato, Spinoza, Kierkegaard, Darwin, Freud, and many eminent 20th-century authorities on the way to the present day.
Thursday 02 January 2014
Changes to the benefits system are forcing those in greatest need of aid to suffer, a charity has warned.
Sunday 29 December 2013
Middle-class problems: New Year's parties
Sunday 15 December 2013
As fascinating as the emergence of fresh equine talent to watch is the blossoming of one of the human elements of the centaur partnership, and yesterday’s programme at Cheltenham presented both.
Monday 09 December 2013
Smartphones may not cause unhappiness amongst younger users, but the feeling of social obligation and constant distraction don't help
Monday 09 December 2013
Wednesday 27 November 2013
Reduced to a trembling wreck by the mere sight of a spider? Never fear - a new app believes it can help
Tuesday 26 November 2013
Woman, known only as ‘Patient A’, received no treatment for two years afterwards - at which point she found out the tumour was inoperable
Saturday 23 November 2013
Described as “hilarious and heart-warming”, this is a deeply weird book based on a US website that features anonymous postcard messages.
Thursday 21 November 2013
Teenagers, essentially, need to move around a lot
Tuesday 19 November 2013
Who has left luxury behind to face the bushtucker trials down-under?
Monday 18 November 2013
The O Zone: Behind the scenes at Leyton Orient
Sunday 17 November 2013
Q. I'm a single mother in my forties and I think I've begun to develop some kind of social phobia. People think of me as quite a confident person. I'm fine dealing with people in my work and at the school gate (I have two sons aged 11 and 14), but I dread any social event.
Sunday 13 October 2013
Q. My life has become very busy, with a full-time job, two children, an increasingly frail mother and one child going through exams. My mother needs frequent visits and I also help deal with all the admin and paperwork that she can no longer manage. I appreciate that, unlike some, I do have a husband to share the load and have no major money problems, and I'm very much aware there are others with a lot more on their plates and much greater difficulties to deal with.
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more