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Health

06January

Dealing with anxiety

Written by Bethany Carter Posted in Health

Dealing with anxiety

A lot of us can suffer from anxiety but don’t recognise it for what it really is. It can make you feel that you are weak or there is even something wrong with you. It is easy to dismiss it as something no one else will understand but it is far from that with a huge percentage of us dealing with it everyday. But there are ways that we can identify the triggers and the type of anxiety you may be battling with.

15October

How do you prevent a cold or flu this season?

Written by Bethany Carter Posted in Health

How do you prevent a cold or flu this season?

As the seasons are changing; becoming colder, darker and the days are left getting shorter. It is hard to surpass that distant memory of your cold and flu filled season last year. But with so much school work, college work or your employment at hand, how can you be one step ahead of being bedridden? 

20August

'Help! I'm stressed out'

Written by Bethany Carter Posted in Health

'Help! I'm stressed out'

Sometimes life can feel very doom and gloom, with one thing after another bringing you down. Whether it is your relationship, school, job or your lifestyle that is causing you stress or perhaps you cannot even put your finger on what it is making you feel on edge; how can you deal with the imploding stress?

10January

How to Go Sober

Written by Emma Burbidge Posted in Alcohol and drug addiction, Health

How to Go Sober

If you drink too much, then going sober can be really difficult and there may be times when it seems impossible. It is not something that happens overnight. Recovery is a gradual process and sometimes the first step is admitting you have a problem and seeking help.

If you would like to cut back on your drinking, then one way to do so is to assess the benefits and disadvantages of drinking to find out whether drinking is worth the cost.

01August

Eating disorders: How to deal with them

Written by Emma Burbidge Posted in Health

Eating disorders: How to deal with them

An eating disorder is both a physical and psychological illness which results in an obsessive relationship with food, either through over-eating or under-eating. How do you know if you have an eating disorder and how do you deal with it if you have one?

28March

Smoking: The Facts

Written by Emma Burbidge Posted in Health

Smoking: The Facts

In the UK it is forbidden to buy or be sold cigarettes until you have reached the age of 18; however figures show that more than 80 per cent of smokers started before the age of 19. Sometimes the pressures of being a teen can be too much, and smoking becomes routine, a necessity as a result of pressure from friends.

04January

Exercise your way to a healthier lifestyle in 2013

Written by Emma Burbidge Posted in Health

Exercise your way to a healthier lifestyle in 2013

The festive period has been a time to eat too much, drink too much and spend far too much time watching TV!

However, if you are feeling overwhelmed by the January blues and cursing that newly-formed post-Christmas belly, then never fear, for we have a number of solutions that will get you in shape in no time.