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Are These the 3 Themes of Every Human Journey?

By: Sheridan Voysey

Apparently we are most likely to reflect on our lives at the turn of a new year or when we reach a milestone birthday. Read more

In the Age of the Social App, We Are All Rated and Ranked

By: Sheridan Voysey

I spoke at a conference recently. With hundreds of people involved, the organisers asked us all to download a smartphone app to keep track of the programme. Read more

We Don’t Bow to Zeus Anymore, But We’re No Less Religious

By: Sheridan Voysey

I’ve just returned from my first visit to Athens. I’ll never forget the red poppies blooming among the sandstone ruins, the friendly strangers helping us when we got lost, or the sweet, syrupy Portokalopita orange cake, which is reason enough to emigrate! Read more

There’s a Word for What I’m Experiencing: Wintering. Maybe You’re Feeling it Too

By: Sheridan Voysey

I came across a helpful word recently: wintering. Author Katherine May uses it to describe those moments when life turns cold through crisis or loss and we find ourselves living at a different, slower pace to everyone else. 

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Humility Hasn’t Always Been a Virtue. Here’s How its Meaning Changed

By: Sheridan Voysey

They may have no more authority than a scribbled-on napkin, but I get a kick out of unofficial holidays. This month alone has a Sticky Bun Day, a Sword Swallowers Day, and even an International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day! Read more

Let’s Talk About Identity

By: Sheridan Voysey

Each of us play many roles in life, which each contribute to our identity. But what if you can’t take on the role you always wanted, or lose one that you’ve played so well? Thankfully, there is an identity available to each of us that can never be lost. Read more

How to Combat Conspiracy Theories

By: Sheridan Voysey

From QAnon to Flat Earth to Covid-19 ‘Plandemics’, conspiracy theories of all kinds are proliferating right now, dividing families and communities, and putting the health of many at risk. It’s imperative that we learn to detect and avoid them. In this video I outline in detail four ways how to do that. Read more

The Breath Prayer

By: Sheridan Voysey

One afternoon in March 2020, feeling overwhelmed at the news I was hearing about a virus called Covid-19, I took a moment to do what I often do in times of stress – journal. Read more

Friends, I Beg You: Stop Passing on Covid Information You’re Not Qualified to Understand

By: Sheridan Voysey

I recently posted on Facebook about getting my second Oxford AstraZeneca jab. As you may know, my wife has been the Lead Statistician on the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine and I’ve seen close-up the exhausting work done and sacrifices made by medical researchers getting this and other Covid-19 vaccines into the world. Read more

Ready for a New Adventure? Make Sure it Has These Four Things

By: Sheridan Voysey

If the pandemic has been good for anything, it’s been good for my local park. During the first lockdown, kids made a line of hand-painted rocks that snaked for yards and yards. Fairy houses with tiny doors, windows and picket fences appeared at the base of tree trunks, and recently a community library was set up. Thanks to the ingenuity of locals, the park has never been so alive! Read more