How can men understand themselves, and seek to be better men, in a world in which the idea of masculinity is so divisive, disparaged and unclear?
Millennials and Gen Z are reportedly experiencing higher levels of anxiety than any generation before them. Anxiety feels ever-present in modern western culture. What's causing this?
Religion causes so many of humanity's greatest problems. Division. Intolerance. Conflict. And yet, religious people report higher levels of personal satisfaction and meaning. How can both be true? Is Christianity part of the problem or is it the solution?
Self-care, healthy eating, focusing on what an awesome human I am...I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of all the pointless activities I’m told to follow to counteract the joyless world we live in. We all feel it and the data shows it: unhappiness is on the increase in our society. So what on earth can we do about it?
Don’t tell anyone, but at one point on Sunday I had four people from different households in my kitchen at the same time. I’m finding this phase of lockdown the hardest, mostly because I don’t really understand what the rules are trying to achieve.
Posters aside, why did justifying ourselves matter so much? Yes, we wanted to shield in peace. But we could do that by keeping the doors shut. It was so much more than that. We needed to be seen to be in the right, by people we’d never met before, who liked shouting at us.
The world is on fire. Everything we thought we could rely on is going up in smoke. This is painful, but it is also an opportunity to start afresh. What would that take?
The death of George Floyd has sparked a global movement to end racism and injustice. But why do we feel this burning desire for justice, and how will it be achieved?
It looks like we may be in lockdown for a little while longer, with many of us itching for freedom again. But what really explains our current restlessness and eagerness to escape confinement?