Moving overseas and mental health

Moving overseas and mental health

How many people leave the UK each year to go and live abroad? The answer to that question is not something that’s immediately clear. According to one news article on the subject, around 350,000 emigrants left the UK in the year up to June 2012. Now, that is a lot of...
Living and Working Alone

Living and Working Alone

Many thousands of people in the UK like to live alone and many don’t feel the need to surround themselves with masses of people in order to feel comfortable.  Of course living alone has its perks, walking around in your underwear for one, but new research has...
Spring blues – reverse seasonal affective disorder.

Spring blues – reverse seasonal affective disorder.

It’s entirely understandable that many of us get a little bit down when the clocks fall back by an hour in the Autumn and we’re plunged into darkness. For one thing, the fact that there’s less light and the temperature is starting to drop means less time enjoying the...
Overcoming dental phobia

Overcoming dental phobia

There must very be few among us who enjoy a trip to the dentist. Maybe those lucky types who are well into adulthood and still filling-free, whose only trips to the dentist involve a quick check up followed by an all-clear. Lucky them! I don’t know how typical my...

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