Are you paying attention?

Are you paying attention?

Have you ever been so focused on one thing that you completely miss something else, even if it's right in front of you? Well, you're not the only one. In this article Georgie explores the significance of our preoccupations, and why we have to look beyond them to what we might be missing.

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Where is home and how do I get there?

Where is home and how do I get there?

As someone who has moved many times over my lifetime so far, I have often struggled with the concept of home. Is home where you live or where you come from? Is it your childhood or your culture? Is it your family or your significant other? Many of us feel homesick for a place we’ve never even been and we ask: can home even be a place anymore? And how do we find a lasting home?

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Would you kill someone to live forever?

Would you kill someone to live forever?

This world is dying, literally and humans are causing some of the most damage. We know that unless we address population growth, nothing we do will ever be enough to stay the inevitable desperate lack of resources that is on its way. And yet at the same time we fervently pour millions of pounds worth of research into life-prolonging technologies and treatments. Why?

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How I overcame the pain of my partner's suicide

How I overcame the pain of my partner's suicide

Statistics tell us that 1 in every 15 people have made a suicide attempt at some point in their life. It’s probably more. And behind every number is someone’s reality. Someone who faces a complex, unique and personal struggle that leaves them feeling so hopeless that suicide appears to be the only answer. I’m no expert, but I did experience the devastating consequences when my partner committed suicide. It almost destroyed me, too. But I found a way out...

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