I was one of those people who didn’t really think that the dark cloud that had always hung over my life and constant thoughts of suicide was depression. Even after a suicide attempt, I never realised I was depressed. The sad truth for many people is that if depression has always been a part of […]

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Distressing childhood events don’t remain in our past; they can impact heavily on us during adulthood, causing both physical and mental ill health. When I was twelve, I was coming home from swimming at my neighbour’s dock when I saw an ambulance’s flashing lights in our driveway. I still remember the asphalt burning my feet […]

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Teenagers today have to charter far choppier waters than we, their parents, ever had to. Increased competition in the classroom and on the sportsfield, challenging economic times and the demands of social media are, quite simply, stressing our children out. My friend Katie practises an energy psychology called Emotional Freedom Technique with her nursery school […]

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