Tag Archives: support
Posted on 01. Dec, 2011 by Julia Barnard.
December is the twelfth and final month of the year and comes from the word decem, meaning ten as it was originally the tenth month of the year in the old Roman calendar. Given that it is the last month of the year, I thought this would be a good opportunity to get you ready [...]
Posted on 01. Oct, 2011 by Julia Barnard.
October is the tenth month of the year and is from the word octo, meaning eight as it was originally the eighth month of the year in the old Roman calendar. World Mental Health Day takes place this month, its aim being to promote good mental wellbeing and to highlight important issues that need addressing. [...]
Posted on 01. Sep, 2011 by Julia Barnard.
September is the ninth month of the year, yet is named after the word septem, meaning seven as it was originally the seventh month of the year in the Roman calendar. This month a new season begins, whether it is spring in the southern hemisphere or autumn for the north. This month we will consider [...]
Posted on 01. Jul, 2011 by Julia Barnard.
July is the seventh month of the year and is named after Julius Caesar. This month there really is a reason to be happy as International Happiness Day is celebrated. As such I will provide you with some simple tips to help you not only celebrate this day, but to be used at any time. [...]
Posted on 01. Feb, 2011 by Julia Barnard.
February is the second month of the year and is named after Februa the Roman purification festival. This month celebrates International Friendship Month. Friendships have been shown to be important to our happiness, health and wellbeing, so it makes sense to consider the friends in your life. It is also Random Acts of Kindness Week [...]
Posted on 07. Dec, 2010 by Julia Barnard.
Have you ever felt lonely? It doesn’t feel so good does it? You feel separated from others both physically and mentally. Because you do not have to be alone to feel lonely. You can be surrounded by others, yet anything they say or do does not matter. It’s like they’ve ceased to exist. If your [...]
Posted on 06. Dec, 2010 by Julia Barnard.
If you want to make a change in your life, it’s worth carrying out a bit of preparation work to enhance your chances of success. This is especially so if you want to quit smoking as it is an addictive habit that is embedded into your daily routine. Many people each year successfully give up [...]
Posted on 02. Nov, 2010 by Julia Barnard.
There is a lot of support for the link between exercise and reduced levels of depression. Some studies have suggested it can even prevent the onset of depression. UK and Norwegian researchers have recently published a study in the British Journal of Psychiatry which supports the link between exercise and reduced depression. However, they discovered [...]
Posted on 19. Oct, 2010 by Julia Barnard.
Researchers in the US have been investigating what experiences in a person’s life had the greatest impact on them. They conducted four different studies, using 376 participants of different ages. Participants were asked about their most positive and negative experiences. Rather than focusing on individual achievements, it was social events that were found to have [...]
Posted on 03. Aug, 2010 by Julia Barnard.
If you want to be , consider the content of your conversations. The more meaningful they are, the happier you may feel. Research has continued to reinforce the notion that good social connections and support are important to happiness and wellbeing. Now research suggests that what you talk about with others has an impact on [...]