Telling bosses about depression

Things came to a head when my wife, who had long borne the brunt of my condition - the tears, the anxiety, my inability to cope - was able to persuade me I wasn't just stressed.

My previous coping strategy was to lie and withdraw - but the first time I was honest was a cathartic, lightbulb moment.

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Echinacea purpurea, nature's healer.

If your immune system needs a boost, this herb has proven properties for fighting winter bugs.

A disease not everyone believes

IT specialist Steve Weller describes the pain of EMS as like "a tight-fitting hat being pulled down on your head".

With electromagnetic hypersensitivity, your stressors are impossible to avoid.

The promise that saved a life video

At just 37, Danny Bedingfield was diagnosed with an aggressive and fast growing prostate cancer.

Danny Bedingfield's mother insisted he get a health check up. That check up discovered an aggressive form of cancer.

Colour changes when we're sad

The link between colour and emotion is well known.

Our guts play an important role in our emotions and our perception of what we see, new research shows.

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The disease not everyone believes

IT specialist Steve Weller describes the pain of EMS as like "a tight-fitting hat being pulled down on your head".

Electromagnetic hypersensitivity feels like a "tight-fitting hat being pulled down on your head" - and in the modern day it's near inescapable.

Sadness affects how we see colour

Our guts play an important role in our emotions and our perception of what we see, new research shows.

Want to avoid colds? Get more sleep

The benefit of blackcurrants

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The promise that saved a life video

At just 37, Danny Bedingfield was diagnosed with an aggressive and fast growing prostate cancer.

Danny Bedingfield's mother insisted he get a health check up. That check up discovered an aggressive form of cancer.

Stress: The ABs' toughest opponent

Feeling challenged at the World Cup could bring out the best, but stress will do the opposite.

Bored with your run? Give fartleks a try.

The freedom of fartleks

It's not just a funny word - fartleks also happen to be a great option for new runners.

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Telling bosses about depression

Things came to a head when my wife, who had long borne the brunt of my condition - the tears, the anxiety, my inability to cope - was able to persuade me I wasn't just stressed.

My previous coping strategy was to lie and withdraw - but the first time I was honest was a cathartic, lightbulb moment.

Final farewell for Bluff journalist

The illustrious daughter of the engineer who developed Bluff Harbour has returned to the town she grew up in one last time.

Ian Winson uses prosthetic legs to cycle on his training bike. A foot-crank cycle will arrive from Germany for him to use at the New York Marathon.

Losing both legs is no barrier for marathon

A man who lost both his legs in a horrific explosion four years ago is taking on the New York marathon.

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