Open College Logo

Blog

Health Benefits of Taking Turmeric Daily

Daily Benefits of Taking Turmeric Turmeric is perhaps not a word you come across in your everyday life. In spite of this, it’s very likely you have already encountered it. It’s what provides mustard and curry with that deep and rich colour. While it is most commonly used to give foods that much-needed colouring, it also provides several health benefits,

Read More »

Arguments for and Against Euthanasia in the UK

The word euthanasia means a gentle and easy death. In practice, it is the deliberate ending of a human life for compassionate reasons. At present, it is illegal in the UK and carries a maximum penalty of life in prison. Assisted suicide is perhaps the most well-known and controversial form of euthanasia, in which the patient takes the fatal overdose

Read More »

Fentanyl use and its Dangers

Fentanyl is a nasty drug that destroys users minds and bodies health. Fentanyl is a strong opioid painkiller which can only be obtained through a GP’s prescription. Its primary use is to treat severe pain in general. This could be from a serious injury for example or post-operational complications. It can also be prescribed for less serious types of pain

Read More »

How to Say No and Remain Confident

Ways to Say No and still Remain Confident and composed Saying “no” is rarely an easy or pleasant thing to do and yet it is something we all have to confront from time to time. You may worry about what the other person will think about you if you decline them. Perhaps you fear repercussions. Perhaps you simply don’t like

Read More »

Real Reasons for the Rise in Cost of Living

Reasons for inflation & the Rise in Cost of Living If you are reading this, you have probably noticed your gas, energy and electricity bills have risen quite sharply in recent weeks. Given that times are already hard enough thanks to Covid-19, this will most certainly not be a welcome development. Many people have noticed their bills treble and sometimes

Read More »

How to Reduce Dog Aggression

Ways to Reduce Dog Aggression and the risk of being bitten A dog is a man’s best friend. But ask any dog owner and they’ll say that this mantra may be reconsidered whenever the dog becomes aggressive. Most people associate dog aggression with biting but there is more to it than this. Some dogs can keep their aggression in check

Read More »