The compatibility test
How can you tell if you and your partner are truly a match made in heaven?
When toys take over
Liz Hollis’s mother still fondly remembers the three toys she had as a child in the 50s. Liz herself also recalls most of her own from the 70s.
Groom for improvement
In an intense job market men are realising that their image is vital and they need professional help to get it right. Liz Hollis discusses what women have known for a long time.
Are you trying too hard to fit in?
Whether you’re keen to impress, or just want to be seen as the real you, the way you behave around others can affect your success.
For many professionals, the challenges of a once-fulfilling career have been replaced by tedium. Liz Hollis investigates life in the bored room.
Spoilt for choice
Liz Hollis explains why having too many options is bad for us, and how quick decisions can make us happier.
The hypochondria trap
When health concern turns into obsession it becomes an illness in itself.
It’s work, but not as we know it
Chill-out zones, napping cubicles and two-day weeks might sound like science fiction, but experts predict dramatic changes in the office by 2017.
Just what I never wanted
From the Barry Manilow snow globe to a Thatcher nutcracker; the ghastliest gifts ever.