MEN DON’T CRY – OR DO THEY?

Generally speaking, most men don’t want to talk about their personal problems. Often, this lack of emotional “exposure” stems from childhood when they have been told “be a man” and” big boys don’t cry”. However, big boys do cry but often when nobody can hear or see them. Many men would not dream of reaching …

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MENOPAUSE

HOW TO SURVIVE Martha Reeves and the Vandellas may have sung “heatwave” – a song about a guy who has a heart “burning with desire” and “going insane” over feelings of love, but if you are struggling with the menopause in the midst of a heatwave, you might be the one who feels like you …

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THE PANDEMIC IN
THE SHADOWS

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ABUSE CASES GROWING BY MILLIONS There is no doubt that the high profile court case between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp brought the horrors of domestic violence to the forefront of people’s minds as TV and radio stations around the world covered every aspect of the case. Both parties alleged they suffered …

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HOW COLOUR AFFECTS THE WAY WE FEEL

Why does colour have such an impact in our lives and how we feel?  What effects can it have on our bodies and minds? “Colours, like features, follow the changes of the emotions,” the artist Pablo Picasso once remarked. Colours can make us feel happy or sad and they can make us feel hungry or …

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How You Think Determines How You Feel?

March is the month we celebrate Mother’s Day for UK Mums and it’s also International Woman’s Day.  So, this month the Wellbeing theme is geared towards women and in particular women’s mental health, although in reality guys, it probably rings some bells for you too, so read on. As American singer songwriter Naomi Judd wrote …

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Dealing with loss

Everyone is planning their celebrations, parties, drinks, dancing and laughing but for you, someone is missing.  You feel under pressure to put on a brave face and when you do it makes you feel worse. Whether it’s your first Christmas without a loved one or you lost someone many years ago, the festive season has …

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