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Friday, August 17, 2018

The (Other) Iron Man Challenge

  You’ve heard of the Ironman Triathlon, but how about Stinky Family Blood? Marcus fills us in on buying leeches off Amazon, the perils of...

Mental Health – Breaking Barriers (Part Two)

  A 2014 study by Stanford Anthropologist, Tanya Luhrmann, highlighted a fact which may have far-reaching consequences in the approach to issues of mental health....

MENTAL HEALTH – Breaking Barriers

  Mental health is all about how we feel, think, and behave. According to WHO, 1 in 4 of us will experience mental health issues...

JANUARY VEGANUARY – Going green

*  *  * I remember the afternoon when the ‘Eureka!’ moment happened, the realisation that the freshly caught fish swimming and flopping around in my...

PLAYFUL HEALING – Too much drama in your life? Act it...

The first fully qualified dramatherapist in Gibraltar, Nyree Turnock Robinson is introducing the local community to a novel mental hygiene method applied in schools,...

FOCUS ON DEPRESSION – It’s good to talk…

According to the latest research released this year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that incidences of depression worldwide have increased by over 18%...

STEINER’S STROKES – Developing awareness of our stroking habits

My psychotherapy training is in Transactional Analysis, which includes cognitive behavioural tools, psychoanalytic techniques and relational approaches. The founder of Transactional Analysis is Eric...

POSTNATAL DEPRESSION – Bring that Mummy back to me

And then I said it. “I think I have postnatal depression.” The words hung heavy in the air between my husband and I. They just...

LOVE & RELATIONSHIPS – Do opposites really attract?

The philosopher Alain de Botton writes and talks about our current age of romantic love, which differs to an era where for better or...

DAYA’S DIET – listen to your gut and test the tastes

The Gibraltar Health Authority’s health promotion officer and Hatha Yoga therapist Daya Dewfall supports the Alameda Wildlife Conservation Park’s initiative to promote Meatless Mondays,...