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MENTAL HEALTH

  • HEALTH, LOVE & MARRIAGE, MENTAL HEALTH

    MY HUSBAND GAVE UP DRINKING

    When we hear of stories of sobriety they, more often than not, come from the perspective of the the ex-drinker. This list from Emma offers something different; giving us an insight into what it is like to be the partner of someone who decides to cut alcohol out of their life.…

  • HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH, THOUGHT-PROVOKING, USEFUL

    PREMENSTRUAL DYSPHORIC DISORDER

    PMDD have you heard of it? Turns out it is PMS's evil twin. It stands for Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder and it effects 1 in 20 women and makes the days running up to their period some kind of living hell, reeking havoc with body and mind. Here Claire Walker shares her experience. …

  • BODY IMAGE, HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH, MUST READ

    MENOPAUSE: A CURSE & A PRIVILEDGE

    Until recent years, menopause was rarely discussed in mainstream media. Louise & Meg Matthews are committed to changing that and helping everyone (not just women!) understand the wide impact it has and in doing so offering support and reassuring. This list is a great example of how much there is to learn.…

  • MENTAL HEALTH, MOTHERHOOD, MUST READ, THOUGHT-PROVOKING, WORK & MONEY

    WORK LIFE BALANCE? NOT ME

    We are all sold a dream of 'Work/Life Balance', but is it ever possible? Especially when life isn't as black and white.Nicola Washington muses the grey area that is the domestic load and questions the emotional burden of it not being considered 'work' whilst not necessarily leaving one fulfilled enough to be considered 'Living' in the sense we are suppose to desire.…

  • EMOTIONAL, LOVE & MARRIAGE, MENTAL HEALTH, MOTHERHOOD, PREGNANCY, BIRTH & BABY'S, THOUGHT-PROVOKING

    FINDING HAPPINESS AGAIN

    Human's capacity for survival is like nothing else. Often that is because even faced with the most unthinkable sadness, we still have with no option but to get-up and carry on, to dig deep and somehow put one foot in front of the other. This list by Sarah Tobin is a shining example of this: and how she, with the help of tapping therapy, has managed to find happiness after the devastating loss of her baby daughter.…