At this time of year, we’re all kind of getting into hibernation mode. It’s dark and getting colder, and the holiday season is fast approaching. But one thing’s for sure, that doesn’t mean that you have to just let the year go. Read more
Different foods help our bodies to grow, to heal, and to keep the immune system running properly. More than that, they stop our bodies from falling apart: the absence of many different nutrients can lead to various physical ailments. Read more
A digital detox refers to greatly reducing or totally eliminating your exposure to technology, digital devices and consumer electronics, for a significant period of time. This can be a few hours each day, one day each week, every weekend or an entire week. But, can we do it? Read more
We’ve become wary and cynical over quick fixes and so it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that not everything needs to be complex and long-winded in order to have a positive effect. But a quick fix for depression? Surely not.Read more
I have only been to the occasional Yoga class over the years, but never anything constant. Recently however, I’ve been really making an effort to go more frequently and see what all of the fuss is about. Read more
What’s the first thing you reach for when you’re feeling a bit low? Lots of people reach for a bag of crisps, or maybe some deep fried chicken, or ice cream. If it cheers us up, what’s wrong with that?Read more
There may come a time when it falls on your shoulders to help your dad out with his depression. Depending on your relationship you may find it either easier or harder to convince him that it’s time to seek help. Read more
Low moods block positivity. It’s quite normal to feel down from time to time, but symptoms of depression are best dealt with quickly before they escalate. This simple 9-question screening, may help to indicate the extent (if any) of your depression, and that professional help could be useful to put your smile back.