Health and Wellbeing

Man with board saying no

The guilt-free art of saying ‘No’

Given that we are now coming up to a season where all sorts of demands - mental and physical - will be made on...
Thoughtful sad woman

SAD truths about Seasonal Affective Disorder

There's something quite depressing about leaving for work in the dark. Add to that some belting rain and a temperature drop and there's no...
Make a noise about bullying

Make a noise about bullying

Anti-Bullying Week in England is coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance and this year is from the 16th - 20th November. The theme is ‘Make a Noise about bullying’ with...
Woman having reiki treatment

Loving your body after cancer treatment

Creative wellbeing coach and artful story catcher, Callie Carling, shares three simple steps to help you embrace and love your body after cancer treatment. Living...
Lonely single parent

The loneliness of loneliness

Coming from a big family, then marrying and having additional children into a blended family, I would have said years before it would be impossible for...
Woman looking at sunset

My anxiety and depression post diagnosis

I’ve been throwing a few ideas around in my head recently, to do with autism, diagnosis, self awareness and such like. I kind of...
Cold, flu, temperature

Do you know the difference between a cold and flu?

Flu is not a 'bad cold'. Each year, thousands of people die of complications after catching the flu. Find out how colds and flu differ. Colds...
Tired woman

You know what? I’m tired

This post about being tired and fed up may seem an odd one to feature in Health & Wellbeing this week. Except, the unabashed...
Clasped loving hands

On telling people how we feel about them

Ill health in those we love can make us tell them what we should perhaps say more often. This piece by Lottie reminds us...
Doctor and patient

When a doctor relationship ends

During my recent dalliance with breast cancer, the most stressful thing at the beginning of the 'journey' was having to explain much of the...
Doctor, laptop and pills

GPs and Google

These days there is a tricky path to negotiate between what you hear from your GP and what you type into Google. The internet...
Tinnitus ear ringing

You rang? Talking tinnitus

For those of us who don't suffer from tinnitus, it's difficult to imagine how painful and frustrating it must be. Linda clearly explains how...