Healthy Social Media

The Internet has changed everything. The world is vastly different now that we can connect in ever-growing ways, across a variety of platforms and using all manner of devices. Much of this is good news and can be seen as progress – just image a Covid pandemic pre-Internet!? But perhaps it is not all [...]

By |2021-10-25T16:58:11+02:00Oct 25th, 2021|Coping with Life, Features|0 Comments

OcSober

Alcohol…a great way to unwind…a social lubricant…a dinner companion…a sunset pleasure…a dangerous addictive substance…the last legal “drug” … the ruin of many a life and many a family… a spark for violent behaviours… booze, it’s all of these things, and more. It’s quite widely known that alcohol can be a very real challenge and [...]

By |2021-10-25T16:32:50+02:00Oct 25th, 2021|Coping with Life|0 Comments

Breast Cancer Screening

Breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women, with some 2m cases worldwide at any one time. 10-15% of women will have a form of breast cancer in their lifetimes. Although 5-year survival approaches 90% with early diagnosis and good modern care, breast cancer is most certainly a dread, and dreaded, disease. Screening [...]

By |2021-10-25T16:37:33+02:00Oct 25th, 2021|Features|0 Comments

The Choices We Make and Mental Health

“A negative thinker gives up when confronted with difficulty, but an optimist rises to the occasion when the going gets tough.” – Norman Vincent Peale Mental Health and choice According to the World Health Organisation, Mental Health is a state of wellbeing in which an individual realises his or her own abilities, can cope [...]

By |2021-10-11T15:25:03+02:00Oct 11th, 2021|Coping with Life, Features|0 Comments

Sensible Ways of Helping Someone with Depression

Understanding that you are not responsible for offering a cure for someone’s depression is the first key to being of any value to a depressed person. Most often the things you can do to help such a person are remarkably simple and easy and can make a marked difference to how he or she [...]

By |2021-10-11T15:04:20+02:00Oct 11th, 2021|Coping with Life, Features|0 Comments
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