Loneliness and what you can do to avoid it!

The on-going challenge to tackle an issue affecting approximately 9 million UK people, both young and old. It was said in a 2017 report that loneliness was as harmful to the health as having 15 cigarettes a day. Simply feeling lonely i...


18th January 2018

Coronary Heart Disease and what you need to know!!

Heart Disease

Heart disease is a major cause of death in the UK and worldwide. Some of the main symptoms of Heart Disease include Angina (Chest pains), Heart attacks, Pain below the brea...


11th January 2018

How much do you know about Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s

Dementia is a brain disorder that seriously affects an individual’s ability to carry out day to day activities. Alzheimer’s disease also known as AD is the most common form of...


15th December 2017

Stress!! How does it effect you?

Stress is a feeling that people experience when they are overloaded and struggling to manage with demands such as finances, work, relationships and many other factors.Whatever really causes a challenge t...


13th December 2017

Anxious about anxiety??

What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is a general term for many disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension and stress. Anxiety can affect us all in different ways and at different times in our life and is ...


21st November 2017

Does your mood change with the weather?

 

Seasonal affective disorder.

Are you feeling SAD this winter? Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that changes with the seasons. It is often called ‘Winter depression’ as the ...


16th November 2017

Fruit, Veg and Psychological well-being.

 

Increase your Fruit and Vegetables!

Full frame of various fresh fruits, close up

As you may know, fruits and vegetables are vital in maintaining a healthy diet, however you may not know t...


10th November 2017

How bad is sugar for you really!!

 

How does sugar affect our health?

Having an excess amount of sugar can cause several health problems such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes and tooth decay. The type of sugars that cause these ...


31st October 2017

Children’s futures at stake!!

Are learning disabled fathers let down by adult services?

External studies found that statutory services were failing to provide parenting support for fathers, and the support provided is typically focused o...


30th October 2017

Appearing as a calm and professional witness!

Court witness experience: Tips for social workers

Appearing in court can be a high pressure and nerve-racking environment for anyone especially if you are a social worker. However, is a significant ...


25th October 2017