DEPRESSION

WHAT ON EARTH IS WORLD HEALTH DAY? This year the theme is DEPRESSION. What is depression all about? WHY is depression a serious illness? WHY are we depressed? WHY are our teenagers depressed? WHY are so many people taking anti-depressants? WHY is the Global Depression Drug Market $16.8 Billion by …

Happiness

5th year of World Happiness Day. They call it a movement and anyone can join and receive a Happiness Guidebook, Happiness Pack for Kids and World Happiness Report. The Action for Happiness pledge says “I WILL TRY TO CREATE MORE HAPPINESS IN THE WORLD AROUND ME” The Day of Happiness …

The Real Truth about Sleep

What on earth is World Sleep Day? WHY do we need a World Sleep Day? WHY is Sleep such a big deal? WHY is Sleep super important to us? WHY do we ignore the value of sleep? WHY do we bang on about wanting more sleep? WHY do some of …

World Kidney Day

Dear World Have we heard of World Kidney Day? What is this all about? Are we interested in our kidneys? Do we know how our kidneys actually work? Do we know anything really about our kidneys? Do we know what Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is? World Kidney Day is a …

CANCER

Dear World Are we aware that it is World Cancer Day on 4th February? How do we feel about the big C word? WHY is cancer such a dreaded word? WHY is cancer on the rise? WHY is there so much unknown about cancer? WHY is our greatest fear losing …

TV

The TV offers something to most of us and is a normal part of our modern world. Those who choose to have no TV are the odd ones out, as the majority are big into what the TV brings from the outside into their home. The TV was invented by …

The Real Truth about Diabetes

Dear World Since 2007, the United Nations recognises Diabetes as a Global threat and designates November 14th each year as World Diabetes Day, in honour of Frederick Banting’s birthday. (1) Diabetes is a very common disease, which is rapidly growing. In the past it was a problem of industrialised nations, but today it …

INTERNET

What is the Internet? The dictionary tells us it is ‘the large system of connected computers around the world that allows people to share information and communicate with each other. (1) What are we sharing on the Internet? What are we really communicating? What are we connecting to on our computers? Next –   What …

Mental Health – Part 1

WHY are we not interested in the state of our Mental Health? WHY are we not aware of the real impact of Mental Health? WHY is Mental Health not as important as physical health? WHY is Mental Health not taken seriously by everyone? WHY do we know so little about …