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The curious case of Kanye West

Faith

The curious case of Kanye West

Whether you’re a fan of his music or not, Kanye West’s story is a hard one to ignore. Having previously declared himself to be a God, what can we make of his recent religious revival?

Dark, SAD and cold: how can I survive the bleak midwinter?

Life

Dark, SAD and cold: how can I survive the bleak midwinter?

I hate Januarys: the days are dark and, like many of us, I struggle with Seasonal Affective Disorder. So how can I get through the bleak winter months?

Chasing Happiness

Salt Live

Chasing Happiness

Chasing Happiness: The Search for Lasting Contentment The desire for happiness drives every decision we make, yet it often feels fleeting and unobtainable. Can true happiness really be found?

Put some butter on the cat’s bum

Life

Put some butter on the cat’s bum

We’re three days into the New Year and it’s at least possible that for many, your resolutions have already faltered. Perhaps on Jan 1 you felt ‘fragile’ after a late night as your body purged whatever toxins you consumed the night before (even if it was just too many leftover mince pies). On Jan 2 you were too busy getting back into work to think about anything else. And now it’s Jan 3 and you’re not really sure what your resolutions were anyway.

The most important lesson life has taught me

Life

The most important lesson life has taught me

It’s that time of the year again. The time when we look back and look forward and try to apply the lessons of the past to the plans for the future. Here’s one thing I’ve learned that could really transform your life in the coming year.

Did you hear about the millennial who turned 29?

Life

Did you hear about the millennial who turned 29?

No, it’s not a joke. It’s serious. But before you roll your eyes at another millennial finding any excuse for an existential crisis, you may want to read why turning 29 is potentially panic-inducing.

The young are being let down by our politicians

Opinion

The young are being let down by our politicians

It has been billed as the election of a generation, and yet one generation has been conspicuously ignored by the political classes. What does our lack of care for the youngest in our society tell us about ourselves?

8 reasons to quit social media before 2020

Tech

8 reasons to quit social media before 2020

Social media seems to have become an integral part of many of our lives, but it’s not all #weeklyfluff and #gymspiration. Here’s 8 reasons why you should seriously consider quitting social media before the year is up.

The happiness paradox

Life

The happiness paradox

What if the things you think will make you happy are actually working against the possibility of you ever finding happiness?