Racism: From Slavery to Apartheid to Brixton

Racism is the belief that one group of people is superior to another based on the colour of their skin, their ethnicity or their nationality. Racism can take many forms; the most common is for the victim to be subjected to racist language, which typically includes racist names and derogatory language about background, traditions and culture. Racism can also lead … Read More

General Anxiety Disorder

It is often ordinary to feel anxious from time to time. It is something we all experience in life. Certain times such as the night before an exam, attending a job interview, undergoing medical treatment or even something as straightforward as moving house can lead to us feeling uneasy, worried or fearful. It can be mild or severe, depending on … Read More

Anorexia and Bulimia – What You Need to Know

An eating disorder is a style of eating in which the person has a serious fear of weight gain and adjusts their diet to avoid becoming fat to such an extent that their health begins to decline. Someone with an eating disorder will constantly worry about how many calories they consume, will weigh themselves frequently and will avoid catching sight … Read More

Public Speaking & Confidence Building

Unique ways to improve on your confidence & public speaking skills? To many of us, public speaking can be a daunting and stomach turning prospect. It is also something that many of us will have to perform at least once in our lives. Whether it be giving a PowerPoint presentation during our studies, or delivering a speech or lecture as … Read More

Philosophy for Beginners

Philosophy for Beginners! Philosophy comes from the Geek word “philosophia” and literally means “the love of wisdom”. The study of philosophy is the study of and hunt for knowledge. It is predominantly conducted through reflection and does not require experimentation. The aim of philosophy is to broaden understanding of a vast array of subjects using responsiveness, reflection, reason and re-evaluation. … Read More

Jealousy & its effect on Relationships

Jealousy has a destructive effect on ALL relationships Jealousy is an interesting emotion. It can strike anyone at any time, regardless of age, background or orientation. It is typically described as a sense of threat or insecurity brought about when a treasured relationship is seemingly jeopardised by the introduction of a third party. What’s striking about this nasty emotion is … Read More

Canine Myotherapy

Dog Massage is also known as Canine Myotherapy! Many dog owners go to great lengths to ensure their dog is happy and well looked after – or do they? Buying dog food that is eaten with such readiness as a good vacuum cleaner sucking up dirt is not an indicator that the food is of the best nutritional value. In … Read More

Sociology: What is It and Why is it Needed?

Sociology: Why is it needed and why is it so important? An overview of sociology What is It and Why is it Needed? The importance of Sociology first emerged in the nineteenth century, in the wake of Newtonian and Darwinian advances in science. These were key in establishing that science could provide rational explanations and solutions for all the problems … Read More

How Does Addiction Work?

How Does Addiction Work? In its most basic form, addiction is the uncontrolled taking of a substance or participation in an action to the point of causing harm. How does addiction work? According to the charity Action on Addiction, around one in every three people in the United Kingdom are addicted to something. Two of the most common addictive substances … Read More