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Where are the best homes for families?, Property

Where are the best homes for families?

Plus your chance to live in a gatehouse

By | Property | Friday, 2 August 2013 at 5:26 pm

Don’t panic! The morning rush doesn’t have to be stressful, Health

Don’t panic! The morning rush doesn’t have to be stressful

What were you doing at 8.13am this morning? Feeling pretty stressed, if the latest research is anything to go by. It’s the time of the morning when our stress levels are at their peak, according to a study by Nissan Micra Elle into the ‘Great British Rush’ and the stats throw back the duvet and reveal the truth on morning stress.

By | Health, Notebook | Thursday, 8 November 2012 at 10:25 am

Can a mental shift help enhance our performance?, Notebook

Can a mental shift help enhance our performance?

Nowadays the phrase “performance-enhancing” and the word “drugs” all too frequently go together, particularly during the Olympics. But that wasn’t always the case.

By | Notebook, Olympics, Opinion | Thursday, 2 August 2012 at 9:24 am

Facing modern-day stress with time-tested tools, Health

Facing modern-day stress with time-tested tools

Stress is not a new concept, but we live in an age which is constantly creating fresh varieties of angst to add to our mental in-tray. Technology can be a prime trigger of modern stress, but could a more traditional approach to dealing with symptoms offer a cure?

By | Health, Notebook, Opinion | Thursday, 10 May 2012 at 11:06 am

PTSD: The pain of reliving trauma years after the event, Health

PTSD: The pain of reliving trauma years after the event

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is commonly associated with soldiers traumatised by war, but civilians also live with this harrowing mental condition.

By | Health, Notebook | Thursday, 29 March 2012 at 4:00 am

‘No more worries for a week or two’: Can holidays be that magical?, Notebook

‘No more worries for a week or two’: Can holidays be that magical?

This week marks for many the beginning of a much-needed, much-yearned for summer holiday. Not satisfied with our hottest year in history, thousands of Brits will be leaving the country over the next six weeks, swapping their desks for deck chairs and tea cups for Cosmopolitans and ice cool beers by the pool.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 22 July 2010 at 3:55 pm

New Research on Young People and Self Harm

The BBC today announced the results of new research into the number of young people needing hospital treatment after harming themselves. The report suggests that there has been yet another increase and focuses on the disturbing amount of graphic material widely available online which could easily trigger people to injure themselves.
A spokesperson from the [...]

By | Notebook | Friday, 12 March 2010 at 1:24 pm

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