Monday, 17 February 2020

Seven tips to avoid the winter blues

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), also known as ‘winter depression’ or ‘the winter blues’, is a type of depression that comes and goes in a seasonal pattern. Around six per cent of us are thought to suffer from it, another ten per cent or so have milder seasonal mood swings, and most of us seem to feel more lethargic and less positive during the winter months. One study even showed that heavy rain increases the number of negative posts on Facebook!

Monday, 20 January 2020

9 top tips to make change happen

It’s a New Year, and a New Decade, so I am sure many of you are making plans to change things around. Not just the traditional resolution kind of thing but also a real wish for things to be better in the long term. The problem is that in order to make those wishes into reality instead of just an item on a (mostly ignored) ‘to do’ list, you need a plan.