Wales to Be the First Country to Legislate Policy on Play - Why Play is Important for Children

By Helen Holmes on April 11, 2012

The Welsh government is making history this year as they begin drafting a legislation to expand play opportunities for children. Once this law has been passed, Wales will become the first country in the world to legislate for play. Wales to Legislate Policy on Play On a 12-week consultation, representatives from various local authorities as well as the yo [Read More…]

Dental X-Rays Can Increase the Risk of Brain Tumours, New Study Say

By Amy Taylor on April 11, 2012

Having regular dental x-rays increases the risk of developing non malignant tumours in the brain, reported a new study. X-Rays and Brain Tumours Researchers from the Yale University School of Medicine and Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that the risk of meningioma (non malignant type of brain tumour) increases by 2 or 3 times in people who regular [Read More…]

Use the Advantage of Nature and Therapy - How the great outdoors can shape what is inside your head

I have the great chance to practice near the beautiful sea of the South East Coast of Kent and I found out that my patients could contribute from using the wonderful nature and the calm and relaxing atmospheres of the nature and its wildlife. Treating many patients with depression, anxiety and panic attacks over the years I worked in a great environment of [Read More…]

Psychological Benefits of Yoga for Teenagers

By Monica Wilson on April 10, 2012

Attending yoga classes have positive psychological effects to teenagers, reported a study published at the Journal of Developmental & Behavioural Paediatrics. Yoga and its Benefits to Teens: The Study Researchers from the Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School looked at the effects of yoga among high school students. 51 teenagers were asked [Read More…]

A Chinese Take on Stress

In my experience, the vast majority of people who come for treatment report feeling “stressed” in their daily life. Despite information available all around us on the importance of relaxation, there does not seem to be an overall decrease in general stress levels. I hope that this article will give a new and refreshing view of stress, which will [Read More…]

Shocking Police Report: One Case of Paedophile Attack Takes Place in Britain Every 20 Minutes

By Rebecca Lewis on April 05, 2012

A shocking police report yesterday reveals that in every 20 minutes, one child sex attack happens in Britain. That is equivalent to 60 children being attacked each day and 444 every week. There are about 23,000 children in England and Wales who have been abused by paedophiles from 2010-11 but only less than 10% of these reported cases ended in conviction. Fu [Read More…]

Hypnotherapy can Help Us Handle Stress in Our Daily Lives

Hypnotherapy is be helpful for a wide range of different problems: smoking cessation and weight loss may be the best known but it is also effective with phobias, anxiety, stress, panic attacks and many more problems we all have to cope with in our daily lives. Levels of stress are increasing in the population and the media don’t help, always reporting [Read More…]

Call for Action: Do Veterans and Ex-Service Personnel Lack Support Against Mental Health Problems?

By Christine Barton on April 04, 2012

Not everyone who joins the military experiences mental health issues during and after the service. However, there’s always a possibility that some of them will. Men and women are very much exposed to mental health risks while they’re in active duty and the problems will surface once they leave the military. The case of Lee Bonsall for instance &n [Read More…]

Are Creative People More Arrogant?

By Sharon Moore on April 03, 2012

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, what m [Read More…]

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

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 baby’s bra [Read More…]

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