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Depression

What is depression?

Depression is an illness that affects the body, mood and thoughts. It is not just a blue mood that a person can will away and it is not a sign of personal weakness. Read more...

Your stories

Lawyers tell their personal stories of depression. Read more... 

Self-sabotage – we can avoid it

When we are in periods of change, our self esteem is often altered. This can lead to self sabotage. To avoid this, creating clear pathways to our goals and redefining what is important is essential. Read more...

The importance of mental fitness

Our brains can recover from daily stress and strain, and continue developing. This is called neuroplasticity. Neuroplasticity is the ability of the brain to reorganise its network of neurons in a positive way. Neuroscience researchers have found that the functioning of our brain can be improved through healthy lifestyle choices. Read more...

Depression and suicide: coming out from the dark

When people become really depressed some will consider a way out: suicide. We tend to avoid talking about suicide, but it’s the very thing we need to do. There are professionals equipped to help. If you suspect someone is at that point, take it seriously, contact help. Read more... 

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Last updated on the 18th May 2016