Tag: Self Help
Brazil’s home advantage claims first victim
The hosts defeated Croatia, who complained that the referee was swayed by the home supporters. Many think playing at home gives an edge, but does it really have such an influence in sport?
Tech ushers in new era for New Year resolutions
Every New Year’s Day we promise ourselves to become fitter, healthier and more productive. Invariably we fail. But could a new wave of ‘lifelogging’ apps spark a resolution revolution?
Pop science guru celebrates underdog heroes
From disabilities to bereavement, a new book by one of the world’s most famous journalists claims our disadvantages can become sources of strength. Is struggle the secret of success?
Marathon runners defy Boston attack fears
Thousands of people in London are bracing themselves for one of the most painful experiences of their lives: the marathon. But is there more to running than masochism and madness?
Fear of flying grounds UK transport chief
Transport minister Patrick McLoughlin has made an embarrassing confession: he is afraid of flying. Should we try to overcome our fears or can terror teach important lessons?
A fresh start in sight for January 2013
With the new year drawing closer, millions of people will be planning their resolutions for 2013. Are these goals an admirable shot at self improvement, or a waste of time?
Oprah bows out of self-made stardom
With 25 years of tears, laughter and soul-baring on her TV talk show, Oprah Winfrey has inspired millions. Survivor, media and business phenomenon, and America's best friend: what's her story?