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Paving the Way for a Good Life With Dementia

Dr Nori Graham | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Nori Graham

Too often I meet people who have been too afraid to seek medical advice because they fear the diagnosis of dementia. We must reinforce the reality that people can live a good life with dementia, so that people may receive a timely diagnosis without the fear of being stigmatised.

Stigma: Should It Still Surround Mental Health?

Lucy Roberts | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK
Lucy Roberts

Should mental health stigma still have an impact of those suffering? Statistics show that almost everyone dealing with mental health has been, and still is, impacted negatively by the stigma surrounding it. Is it right that already vulnerable and isolated members of society should be made to feel more alone?

The Fashion Technologist Launches With #30daysofcoding experiment

Chloe Watts | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech
Chloe Watts

To be a consumer of technology is one thing, to have the power to create the technology takes your game to a whole new level. Therefore the team behind chloédigital wanted to give insight into what life is like in this new and exciting industry of Fashion and Technology in London.

Are You There Louise? It's Me, Louise

Louise Hulland | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Hulland

I love writing (though granted, not as much as I love talking) and I've just been reminded of my life-long interest in putting pen to paper*(*false nails to keyboard) when I recently re-discovered, and re-read, those most cringe-worthy of tomes - my teenage diaries.

Genealogy Efforts Beyond Your Family: Consider Expanding

Scott Phillips | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Scott Phillips

Recently I started thinking more and more that I needed to expand my efforts to something even broader. I wasn't sure what it might be, but I knew I was developing an itch to take a step up and undertake a project something that would not only meet my interests, but also to make a difference to folks far beyond my direct reach.

Fatty

Gina Lyons | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gina Lyons

A few years ago, I went out with a very skinny, Mr Muscle lookalike dude, who ended up dumping me. I found myself with no confidence and due to his dinners of fried food and cheese, FAT. Not 'Channel 5 doc' fat, but a big, chubby size 16.

Plea for a Sponsor!

Esther Rich | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Esther Rich

Anyone who read my previous blog about rowing to London for Beat will know the extent of the challenge my fellow CCCBC rowers and I have set ourselves.

It's Not Okay - But...

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

Some people know things others do not. That a home is supposed to be a place you feel safe. Comfortable. A little haven from the rest of the world where you can relax and just be yourself. Some people do not live with a drunk.

The Battle for Minds in Syria

Jawad Yaqub | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Politics
Jawad Yaqub

That people in Syria are dying is obvious: a casual eye cast over the newstands confirm what we all suspect. The society there is being torn apart thr...

Top Ten UK Comedy Shows...You've Never Heard Of

Philph E. Burbs | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Comedy
Philph E. Burbs

Here's a list. Not a television show of a list but a real list written in real words. The topic? The finest alternative comedy shows ever produced for UK television...that you've never watched.

Saying the Unsaid

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

I meet so many people frighteningly close to their own date with ending it all. So many. Far too many. I came very close to my own, so close, far too close. That date when it is too late to say the unsaid because the unfinished has now been finished.

One In Four Asthma Sufferers End Up On Life Support

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A third of severe asthma sufferers have been put on a life support machine as the result of an asthma attack, figures show. Research found that 28%...

Third Of Asthma Sufferers At Risk Of Fatal Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to new research by Asthma UK, over a third of sufferers are at risk of a potentially fatal asthma attack. A study of almost 25,000 peopl...