When I look back at how my life used to be, it is almost impossible to believe the transformation. Overcoming depression has been a long process, but it’s been worth it, because today I live my life as the person I know I as meant to be. It’s a vast difference from the miserable alcoholic
by Andrea Blundell Ask a marijuana user why they smoke (and there are many users indeed, with over 2.3 million Brits reporting themselves as using within the last year) and they might claim marijuana makes them feel better or more relaxed. But is marijuana really a good option if a better mood is your goal? For those
Secretly dread change but hate to admit it? Hardly surprising, when we live in an achievement oriented society where opportunists are admired and those who don’t like their boats rocked can be unkindly labeled lazy or boring. The truth is that even many of us who pretend we are okay with life throwing us curve balls?
We suffer information overload these days about our love lives. A quick glance at a magazine stand and there will undoubtedly be headlines about the latest ways to please your partner, please yourself, be more adventurous between the sheets, get more health benefits from sex, and be more connected and in love with your partner. It’s
No parent wants to hear that their child is being bullied. Sadly, though, it is far from a rare experience among young people in the UK. The statistics are sobering. Almost half of children and young adults claim they have been bullied at school at some point in their lives, and between 2011 and 2012 the
Dealing with the death of a child is something we all hope to never have to face. For those of us who must, it can be a battle between coping with our own devastating grief and the struggle to know how best to deal with our surviving children. While it’s easy to just hope that children are resilient, and in some ways of course they
by Andrea Blundell Sex is increasingly touted as the great mood cure-all. It’s said to release the hormone oxytocin as well as endorphins, meaning we sleep better, feel calmer, and approach life more positively. So basically, sex is guaranteed to make us feel great every time, right? Wrong. The truth is that some forms of