‘Hope Street’: The Mental Illness Greetings Cards Offering Support To Those Who Need It Most

Any form of mental illness is, just that – an illness. Yet it’s not something you’d necessarily buy a typical ‘Get Well Soon’ card for. That’s not to say, however, that people with mental health problems want you to avoid telling them you’re thinking of them in their time of need. This is precisely why two…

Eating Ice Cream For Breakfast Makes You Smarter, Scientist Claims

Eating ice cream for breakfast can make you smarter and improve your performance in tasks, a Japanese scientist has claimed.  Yoshihiko Koga, a professor at Tokyo’s Kyorin University, carried out a series of trials in which participants completed mental exercises on a computer.  He found participants’ performances improved after eating ice cream immediately after waking…

The Headspace Guide To A Mindful Pregnancy: Using Mindfulness When Trying For A Baby

Many are aware of the positive benefits mindfulness can have on our everyday lives, but have you ever thought of applying this concept when you are trying for a baby? Headspace founder, Andy Puddicombe, has released a book titled The Headspace Guide To A Mindful Pregnancy, which discusses how mindfulness can be practised from when…

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