World Freedom Day

World Freedom Day

In 1989 I remember sat watching the news on TV  showing the Berlin Wall being torn down which I now know led to the reunification of Germany the following year.  National World Freedom Day is an observance commemorating the “Iron Curtain” falling and an end to...
National Stress Awareness Day

National Stress Awareness Day

Stress is a reaction to the abnormal demands of everyday life.  It is a healthy, natural, hormonal reaction that helps us tackle challenging situations. In response to a demand, the body reacts first by releasing the catecholamine hormones, adrenaline and...
Go Sober for October

Go Sober for October

I am happy to say I enjoy drinking socially, most people who know me will agree. I have always suffered from hangovers and as I approach 50 they are getting worse and lasting longer.  I try and avoid drinking in the week on a “school night” but sometimes Friday will...
International Week of Happiness (23-27 September )

International Week of Happiness (23-27 September )

We spend a lot of our time at work and our job can have a huge impact on our overall health and well-being. I spent ten years in sales in the corporate world plus eight years teaching in further education and have experienced burn out and unhappiness at work....