Entries by Dan Roberts from 08/2011

Antidepressants: Wonder Pills or Just a Quick Fix?

| Posted 08.04.2011 | UK Lifestyle

As a therapist, I have worked with dozens of people suffering from depression. Many of these people have been - wrongly, in my view - prescribed antidepressants by their GP. And not just for depression: anxiety, paranoia, eating disorders, OCD, even insomnia are now routinely tackled with this powerful medication.

Twitter: The Dangers of Over-Sharing

| Posted 08.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Perhaps I sound like a Luddite, or possibly as a middle-aged man my values are distinctly pre-digital. Perhaps I just don't get the whole social media thing, which is moving so fast that old-fashioned values and morality are no longer relevant.

Mindfulness: the Perfect Antidote to Our Go-Faster World

| Posted 08.15.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Mindfulness is one of those zeitgeisty health terms you may have seen bandied about in the media recently. But what exactly is it? How does it work? A...