There will be a least one or two dark winter days, and nights, when I will be on my own. And I'm sure I will be lonely. I work from home, so if I'm having a detox (which I am currently) I can go days without human contact. So I can imagine what it's like for housebound pensioners.
If the E.U. is keen to assert leadership on these issues, it could do worse than reflect upon what "wealth" really means for its 500 million citizens.
There have been some tremendous scientific developments over the last three decades in the realm of assisted conception, opening a great number of doors for women and transforming the way we think about fertility. However, I still believe that self-care needs to be front of mind for couples that are trying to conceive.
Your habits, whether negative or positive, determine your perception of reality. Your memories are not stored in isolation from everything else in your mind...they live alongside your feelings, your thoughts, andyour desires. As your feelings, habits, and goals in life change, your memories also change in accordance with them...
I know you don't have unlimited resources. I know I'm only one of several million people in the UK who needs help for depression. But what am I supposed to do? What are any of us supposed to do who can't afford to pay for therapy?
If you do need to lose a few pounds I promise you it's not because you are greedy or lazy so don't beat yourself up. Neither do you have a weight gain inducing food intolerance or need a colonic so don't hide behind those. And your persistent pounds can't be blamed on a slow metabolism or are big boned either. Wake up, smell the coffee- you are most likely overweight because you eat too much and/or don't move around enough.
How come some people always seem to be upbeat? They always seem to be smiling, nothing fazes them and yet they inhabit the same world as us. What is it that they're doing perhaps differently? What is the best way to have a great day?
There is a significant prize here for all concerned. For people with mental health problems, a chance to find appropriate work in a supportive workplace; for employers, the opportunity to support the mental health of all staff; and for the wider economy, the potential to deliver a significant change to our society.
How much time do you spend sitting every day? Let me give you an example. You wake up after a good night's rest of seven hours, and give yourself an hour to get up and get ready for work. Then you sit on a train or in a car for the next 30 minutes or so (more for a lot of us) and travel into work.
Are you one of the millions of people around the globe who wants to lose weight in 2015? Get in shape, take a course, get organised, save money or spend more time with your kids? In my coaching practice we no longer help clients to set goals. Why?
Researchers recently discovered the existence of Egg Precursor cells (EggPC) in the outer cortex of female ovaries. These immature egg cells can mature into fresh, young eggs. Scientists even believe that these intact, immature egg cells can be found in a woman of any age.
That blasted phrase is the imaginary pot of gold at the end of the rainbow we've been using to bludgeon ourselves and our self-esteem with for years. It doesn't exist. How could it?
Now I don't knock Denise's weight loss. The fact that she is feeling better than she has in ages is great - but the truth is Lighter Life is possibly one of the most extreme diets out there. A meal replacement diet, that substitutes food for powdered potions at highly inflated prices is no sensible way to make lifestyle alterations.
Getting out of bed early is a slightly contentious topic nowadays. How could I possibly get up earlier. I'll be exhausted. I work all day. Please, you're just making excuses. We can all get out of bed a little earlier.
If you want something, you can and you will get it. Stop letting your fear of being great hold you back. Because that's what this is you know. You're subconsciously sabotaging yourself from greatness. You are holding yourself back, not anybody else.
In our bid to buy a flatscreen TV bigger than Mars we've completely forgotten about giving, and what that means. And very often, it's not to people who are automatically given it by right, it's the people who either ask and are completely ignored, or the ones who don't and are falling down the cracks.