British Work Culture is Ruining Employees’ Mental Health

With half a million people in the UK suffering from work-related stress, it seems clear that something is very wrong about British work culture, and the backward way we view mental health in the workplace. Even if companies only care about profit margins, it would still make the most sense to protect workers’ mental health. Work-Related Stress…View Post

Why Every Writer Needs to Keep Their Inner Critic in Check

As a writer, I’ve really struggled with this inner critic that harshly judges the work that I do. We’re our own worst critics – that’s true. And this applies to writing, especially. Every writer should be willing to critique their work and find the faults that need correcting and be actively engaged in this enterprise.…View Post

How Studying Philosophy Can Help You Excel at Work and Life in General

Many people have this impression that philosophy is all about pointless musings and abstractions, headachy nit-picking and really out-there topics. And it absolutely can be at times. But there is also a huge underestimation of philosophy’s benefits. Studying philosophy is by no means a waste of time, whether you’re doing it at an undergraduate, Masters…View Post

The Digital Nomad Movement Has a Real Problem With Hype and Egotism

The number of people working remotely is on the rise. Businesses are realising that it makes no sense to keep their employees confined to offices – the overheads are expensive, and it’s actually a detriment to workers’ well-being and productivity. All the introverts out there will certainly be pleased by this trend, as there is…View Post

Millennials Might Be a Bit Self-Obsessed, But They’re Far From Lazy

The stereotype of the millennial is a 20-something who is lazy, self-absorbed, self-entitled and soft. Joel Stein wrote a cover story for Time magazine three years ago, describing millennials as narcissistic, pointing to evidence, such as the high incidence of narcissistic personality disorder among young people, relative to the older generation. This article caused quite…View Post