Helen Pidd explores the divide between London and the rest of England in relation to depression. According to the report, the areas affected the most are where there are fewer psychiatrists as compared with the capital. If this is the case then it is my […]
Category: Silence In The News
According to the Health and Safety Executive, over half a million people in the UK suffer from burnout and stress due to their type of work. People in healthcare are among the main sufferers, and why would we think it is OK for companies to […]
Should I avoid drinking in front of my children? Not really something I thought when SJ was growing up. It’s only recently where I’ve stopped drinking and realised how much of an arse I was. An article in the Guardian covers this delicate topic.
Under-18s with mental health issues to be asked about their social media use. How does this affect our children growing up in an environment that focusses on the haves, rather than the have nots – or the wants over the needs??
The Department of Health in England is pledging £6m to help over eighteen in the UK whose parent(s) are alcoholics. From experience, I can relate to this problem and would have gladly accepted help from organisations who focused their attention on this subject. Seeing your […]
Waiting for an appointment to see a doctor can be painful enough for some. The waiting lists at hospitals have been documented negatively and I do not suppose it will be better anytime soon. In this day and age, why is this so? The […]
Watch the video… Exercising The feeling of exercise is great for me. I can be out on walks or runs and everything in the world looks great. The exercise finishes and I come back to reality. I feel good, but something is missing. […]
The toil and trouble of being a man. What does this mean and how does it relate to others? Eldra Jackson has spoken candidly about how the effects of life have taken their toll on him. You see, his journey has come full circle as […]
How does it feel when your mind cannot stop spinning around? The thoughts that seem to have been injected into our bloodstream, accelerate so fast. Everything that we can do in our entire lives is now reliant on technology. Thinking about it….we […]
I have lived through the horror of debt due to a thirst for hedonism. Recently, the news came that debt collectors can be implemented to visit vulnerable people which is horrific. The Report… Financial institutions are using debt collectors, threatening letters and bailiffs […]
When we consider the winter months the immediate thought for many is to get home to the warm. Is this the way we want to live? A fortress ruminate over the past, or re-live the arguments, financial difficulties we face, especially with Christmas upon us? What […]
Male Antics I was reading an article that made me smile the other day and I know it shouldn’t have done but it did, as I developed an image of groups of men young and old, afraid to stand up to go to the bar […]
A Gadget Too Far As a parent, it can be so easy to pacify my son by asking him to use his phone or look at Netflix as ‘I’m busy’. And I have seen first hand, how easy it is for parents to leave their […]
One of the best guitar players in my opinion of the 90’s, Eric Clapton, has been diagnosed with a condition called peripheral neuropathy which impacts on his ability to play the guitar due to numbness and tingling in his hands. No more ‘Bad Love’ I […]