Post Tagged with: "depression"

Me and The Parasite

March 16, 2015 12:19 pm4 comments
Me and The Parasite

I’ve never been able to relate to The Black Dog metaphor, for depression. Perhaps it’s because I had a black dog growing up – those memories were some of the happiest I’ve ever had. Perhaps it’s because he always seemed to run away from home and that is something I […]

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Beat The January Blues…

January 26, 2014 1:00 pm0 comments
Beat The January Blues…

It’s common knowledge that January is one of the most depressing months of the year. Everyone’s strapped for cash, the weather is bleak, you’re sick to death of food and you’ve had to go back to work after a nice break for Christmas and New Year. But it doesn’t all […]

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Why Care About American Economics?

November 1, 2013 12:00 pm1 comment
Why Care About American Economics?

Economics, economics, economics. That’s what the 2010 UK election was about, and it seems to be the main thrust of the American one. Unemployment and job figures are the battlefield. Gross Domestic Product and AA+ credit ratings are the weapons. The Federal Reserve might be a potential ally, and the […]

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What happened to my manhood?

November 5, 2012 6:00 pm0 comments
What happened to my manhood?

I’m sitting in a dark room, gluttony sapped by litres of fizzy drink and enormous chunks of chocolate, eyes strained by the white glare of a laptop screen, buttocks gone numb against the (now somewhat sticky) leather of my chair. This, to my great sense of wonderment, is what post-graduation […]

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Methods to Tackle Depression

October 15, 2012 10:06 pm3 comments
Methods to Tackle Depression

Depression is one of the most common problems faced by people these days. Many of them take therapies from psychiatrists, empty their wallets out and ultimately reach nowhere worthy of significance. One of the most general reasons for being depressed is the feeling of being unworthy. Others may be financial […]

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Drink and drugs … what lies beneath?

June 14, 2012 12:58 pm0 comments
Drink and drugs … what lies beneath?

Years of concern over the increasing prevalence of excessive drinking and alcohol abuse have led to the implementation of various methods and initiatives intended to reduce consumption and put an end to our ‘binge drinking culture’. Discussion over minimum pricing – as supported by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence […]

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The Quarter-Life Crisis: The Realities of Twenty-Something Life Today

June 9, 2012 9:34 pm0 comments
The Quarter-Life Crisis: The Realities of Twenty-Something Life Today

Depression, anxiety and feelings of isolation and worthlessness all too often lurk beneath the shiny veneer of the myth of twenty-something life. Typically seen as a chain mail of career success and blossoming relationships, knitted together by glamorous social events, lazy brunches and exotic mini-breaks, the realities of life during […]

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Women, mind-set and positive thinking.

May 8, 2012 2:06 pm2 comments
Women, mind-set and positive thinking.

Women’s mindset, is it really different to men’s? Do we have different thoughts, compassions, needs, expectations and vision?  I wonder if I fall into the “norm”?  Is there a “norm”? I was raised well, have no bad memories of younger childhood (pre-teen) and have a life full of friends, luxuries, […]

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