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Why You Should Watch Love Island – Bravado And Bikinis

Don’t Be Put Off by First Impressions The new series of Love Island started last night and with it some quite strong opinions based on first impressions of the Islanders. People can be quick to judge and judge harshly those that put themselves out there. These young people with their bravado and bikinis, who are still working out who they are and how they want to be, can become easy targets for the anger and frustration that some of us hold on to for other things in our lives. I […]...

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Could Aidan Connor’s Suicide Have Been Prevented?

This week on Coronation Street Aidan Connor committed suicide, but could his death have been prevented? The short answer is ‘yes’, but unfortunately, although suicide is very preventable, it is the single biggest killer of men under 45. 50% of all those who die by suicide have been diagnosed with Depression and by 2020 it is estimated that Depression will be the second most disabling condition in the world after heart disease. However, Depression is both preventable and treatable. There are currently two effective treatments for Depression, medication in the […]...

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Paddington 2

by Dr Andrea Papitsch-Clark - 8th January, 2018
Paddington 2

Paddington 2 A few years ago, when the children were still too small to engage in New Year’s Eve activities, we decided to go and watch a family movie in the cinema. This happened to be the first Paddington movie. We all really loved it, hence were all very excited when the new Paddington movie was released a few weeks ago. Paddington 2 – was it equally lovely to the first one? Yes, I’d say so and would suggest going to see it for the feel-good factor, if you haven’t […]...

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Why Is Prince Harry Marrying Meghan Markle?

Why Is Prince Harry Marrying Meghan Markle? Prince Harry is getting married! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement was announced on 27th November from the Clarence House twitter account, suggesting the announcement was made on behalf of Harry’s Dad, Prince Charles. The couple are due to be married in the spring of next year! Congratulations to the happy couple who have been in a relationship for nearly two years now … Prince Harry’s fiancée is Meghan Markle, an American actress, probably most famous for her role as Rachel Zane in […]...

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