The illusion of control and our bias towards it

The illusion of control and our bias towards it

Urban living is increasingly associated with high levels of stress and anxiety. Indeed, the U.K. Mental Health Foundation estimates that one in four people will experience a mental health problem in a given year – a sobering statistic. While this could be partly...
Are we in danger of conveyor belt living?

Are we in danger of conveyor belt living?

I first started thinking about conveyor belt living towards the middle of my decade long career in the City. What I am referring to is a tendency to follow a somewhat preordained path in life, not dissimilar to being on a conveyor belt. The path is inevitably shaped...