Three Things That Prevent You From Getting The Best Out of Psychotherapy

By Dr. Pradeep K. Chadha MBBS. DCP. DPM. PG Diploma Psychotherapy Studies on January 24, 2018

John came to my office in a distraught state. He had been feeling angry over last many years. He had been diagnosed with having depression at one stage, bipolar affective disorder another time and psychotic another time. Having spent time in psychiatric hospitals and even treated with Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT )he felt he had no recourse to his “ [Read More…]

Five Things You Need To Know About Mental Health

By Dr. Pradeep K. Chadha MBBS. DCP. DPM. PG Diploma Psychotherapy Studies on January 23, 2018

Having worked in mental health for more than two decades has made me aware of a lot of misunderstandings that people tend to have about mental health. Mental health practice is like any other profession. The more you are in it, the more you know about its limitations. Here are five points that I would like to share about mental health. 1.Mental health is no [Read More…]

- Are Creative People More Arrogant? -

By Sharon Moore republished on January 23, 2018

 Are creative people really that arrogant? Maybe you know of a friend, a neighbour or a colleague who always brag about their achievements. You may have met people who are a little full of themselves. Many times, you may have seen celebrities being interviewed on TV who sound like they’re the most beautiful and talented people in the world. Well, [Read More…]

- How Affection Shapes a Baby’s Brain - Benefits of Baby Massage -

By Marie Beattie republished on January 22, 2018

 Many of the scientific discoveries in the field of emotion like reinventing the wheel. They affirm the importance of touch, of responsiveness, of giving time to people. How can we legislate for these things?   I would like to simply answer the question asked by Sue Gerhardt in her fantastic book ‘Why Love Matters: How affection shapes a ba [Read More…]

Emotional Health Is Mental Health

By Dr. Pradeep K. Chadha MBBS. DCP. DPM. PG Diploma Psychotherapy Studies on January 19, 2018

Medicinal drugs address the symptoms of diseases, not the diseases themselves or their causes., according to the report on Mental Health by the World Health Organization (WHO) published in 2001.  Depression is going to be the second biggest illness after cardiac diseases by 2030, according to the same report.  The report emphasizes the importance o [Read More…]

- ‘Foods’ for the Skin - Natural Moisturisers for a Healthy, Glowing Skin -

By Lisa Franchi republished on January 19, 2018

Colder weather is on its way so everyone’s having their last-minute sunny escapade. It’s going to be dry but cloudy over Easter weekend in England and Wales. Elsewhere the rain will spread, with snow forecast in some parts of Scotland. Sunlight is the best source of vitamin D which is needed by our skin to be healthy. But too much sun exposure c [Read More…]

- 6 Ways to Make Your Barbecue a Healthy Experience -

By Amy Taylor republished on January 17, 2018

Many studies suggest that eating char-grilled meats can increase the risk of cancer. Here’s the thing, there are two chemical compounds that are formed when foods are cooked with intense heat and flame. They are Heterocyclic Amines (HCA) and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) – both are carcinogenic. Nonetheless, it doesn’t mean we can [Read More…]

- Healing Young Minds - Importance of Counselling Service in Schools -

By Rebecca Lewis republished on January 17, 2018

The British government is investing £22 million to expand mental health services for children. Nonetheless, the budget cut on social services still affects many schools. Because of this, some of them are now releasing money from their own pocket to provide counselling services. Why is Counselling so Important for Children? The youth have unique poten [Read More…]

- It Counts to Be Happy! Why Cheerful Teenagers are Likely to Have Higher Income as Adults -

By Lisa Franchi republished on January 15, 2018

People who have happy childhood are more likely to become successful in their career, reveals a new study. These people, having more positive disposition in life are found to be more productive at work, allowing them to earn and become more triumphant in their professions. Productivity Issues in UK Productivity is costing the UK billions of pounds each yea [Read More…]

How Do I Stop Procrastinating?

By Alex Drummond republished on January 13, 2018

Are you always beating yourself up about procrastinating over tasks? - In this article I will invite you to take a new approach to the idea of procrastination and ask you to consider embracing and working with the positive aspects of procrastination to allow you to understand better and then overcome the blocks you are experiencing. What is Procrastina [Read More…]

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