5 Ways to Promote Positive Mental Health

Mental illness is very common. According to the National Association for Mental Health, about onein four people in Britain have this diagnosis, possibly more....

When you are brave, remarkable things can happen….

I can’t say that I've achieved great things in my life, or that I have done anything particularly remarkable thus far. I try to...

A Dirty Little Secret: I Ride the Rails to Read

Like most academics, I read articles and books. Unlike most academics (maybe, I don’t really know), reading has become harder and harder for me....

What if I fall?

“What if I fall?”  “Oh my darling, what if you fly?” Do you ever ask yourself if you like the person you are? If you are...

Quality vs. Quantity

A couple of days ago I read an article by a Romanian writer, in which he said that the way we perceive certain foreign...