Beating Low Self-Confidence

We’ve all experienced times where we feel more confident than others, but sometimes a bad experience can knock our confidence so much that it stays low. Low self confidence doesn’t always follow from a failure or bad experience, however. Sometimes, it can simply be a natural progression of having low self-esteem over a period of […]

Some great advice for today (and every day)

The weather gurus have tipped today as being the hottest day of the year so far… so we thought this video would be most appropriate. The video is based on the hit song, Everybody’s Free to Wear Sunscreen, which was a 1999 hit for Australian film director Baz Luhrmann – who is best known for […]

Noise Link to Hypertension Strengthens

Researchers from Karolinska University in Sweden have found an increased risk of hypertension among subjects heavily exposed to road traffic noise at home. Their findings support a major review of research published in the Lancet last October, which showed that exposure to noise can not only disturb sleep, concentration and academic performance, but can also […]

Overcoming Social Anxiety

As human beings, we often feel the need to be accepted by others, and so social anxiety is very common. It can occur in many different situations, and strike at any time. Even seemingly simple social interactions, such as meeting friends or queueing for a bus can trigger it. Social anxiety sufferers often fear feeling […]