For some, Facebook has become more than just posting life updates and instead has become selective postings on one’s life. In short, it often is the best of the best of life. Not the reality of life. So, who cares? What’s the big deal? Well, at times that can create […]
I absolutely love all the specials that are on TV over Christmas and new year. They’re usually some of the best programmes of the entire year, because the juiciest stories and highest budgets are saved for exactly this time: the most highly anticipated slots with the biggest viewing figures. But […]
Christmas and new year can lead to some heavy celebrations. Whilst I’m sure we all have no regrets, sometimes it’s true that you can have too much of a good thing. So whether you’re doing Dry January, or whether you’re simply trying to restore balance after an indulgent December, you […]
I struggle with self care. There’s a number of reasons why that is – finding the time is definitely the main one. I often feel guilty when it comes to taking some time out for myself. Mainly because I know there’s so many other things that I ought to be […]
I used to think that my life was pretty great – nothing was going wrong, I had a good job, great friends, and no major stressors. The only problem was that I was just letting time slip by me without being proactive, or intentional, about what I was doing with my life. I was living a life but I was not living my best life. This revelation was a life-altering for me.
We all know that, whilst social media has many benefits, sometimes it’s not great for our mental health. Highly stylised imagery, photoshopped faces and bodies, designer bling and exotic locations – they’re not necessarily things that make us feel good as we run for the bus in the pouring rain […]
I’m a massive fan of Christmas – my tree is up already and I’m not ashamed to admit it. So, if you’re anything like me, you’ll already be planning your festive viewing to get in the mood for the big day. On a cold, rainy Sunday, what could be better […]
Anyone who knows me will tell you that I have the most random music taste you’ve ever heard. One minute I’ll be listening to pop, then the next minute a bit of smooth jazz will come on. With that said, I don’t expect my music taste to be everybody’s cup […]
So, the Christmas season is upon us! Retail stores have switched over from ghosts and ghouls to garlands, wreaths, and lights that seem to saturate every square inch of the floor. The busy red and green traffic signals now have a whimsical attraction rather than just being annoying direction lights. […]
people ask us is something along the lines of “how do I get better at Go?”. It seems that nearly all Go players want to improve their Go game, regardless of what level they’re currently at. And that’s not surprising. After all, it’s human nature to want to get better […]
Trap A Trap is a move which may tempt the opponent to play a losing move. Another word used to describe a type of Trap is Swindle. This can be described in two moves: A ruse by which a player in a losing position tricks his or her opponent, and […]
Features available and how to play Welcome to the Mindsports Academy Word Game, here is a guide to all the features available: You can choose to play either: Player v Player Player v Computer Player v Computer Free Members will need 2 shields to challenge the computer, Premium Members will […]
What’s better than on a cold evening, snuggling up on the sofa with your little ones and watching a film? Sometimes it’s hard to know what to pick, so I’ve made a list of films you won’t want to miss out on! Best movies for toddlers A bugs life Charlotte’s […]
Emily writes: Narrowing it down to just my 5 favourite nuggets of wisdom has been incredibly hard… but I’ve managed it (eventually)! So, before I ramble on any longer, here’s Meredith Grey’s top 5 nuggets of wisdom, and the lessons I’ve learnt from them.
Have you been working really hard and are in dire need of a break? Or perhaps you’re looking for a different place to celebrate a birthday? Well look no further than my home city – Nottingham. A persistent rumour that there were 10 women to every man meant that it […]
When you think of your typical gamer, you may think of a guy sat in his bedroom, eating Doritos in his own little world, who might be socially inept, prefers the darkness of a blackened-out room with only the pixels of a monitor or TV lighting the way. But from my experience, this is just not true…
Hi and welcome to JoyBinge! I am Kimmy and I am Sinow, and we share good stories about good people doing good things! Get ready to binge on some joy! News The cities designing playgrounds for the elderly Written by Vittoria Traverso for the BBC Staying healthy is difficult but […]
Plymouth. My hometown. It is… an interesting old place. Tucked away deep in the south west of the UK, Plymouth is beautiful, especially in the summer, with the waterfront, the sea breeze and the bustling city centre. Plymouth is welcoming and traditional. Of course, to most people, Plymouth is a […]
Pumpkin patch photos are flooding instagram, decorations are in every window and you have to go to the supermarket blindfolded to avoid impulse buying 20 tubs of Haribo – yes, Halloween is just around the corner!
I’ve never celebrated Halloween. I’ve never really seen the point of it. Perhaps it stems from the fact that we were never allowed to do anything for it as kids. In fact, we were that family who’d be sat at home with blinds closed, lights off and doors locked. However, […]