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Eat your way to a better mood

Eat your way to a better mood

Quite often, when we’re feeling a little low, eating ‘properly’ is the last thing on our minds, instead resorting to easy to eat comfort foods, or perhaps nothing at all. Yet the food we eat plays a vital role in our wellbeing. But sipping the odd kale smoothie won’t instantly work magic on your physical and mental health. While it’s not something that happens overnight, often the benefits can already be felt in just a few days.

We look at some easy mood-boosting foods to add to your daily diet.

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A frank look at suicide: the statistics, the myths and the actions we can all take

A frank look at suicide: the statistics, the myths and the actions we can all take

How can you tell if someone is feeling suicidal? Are we able to intervene and prevent suicide or is that for professionals only? What are the main reasons for suicide and who does it affect? Who can we turn to if we, or someone we know has suicidal thoughts? We dispel the common myths about suicide, identify warning signs and signals and look at ways in which we can help prevent suicide in ourselves and others.

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