Category Archives for "Mental Health"

Aug 21

Living to Work or Working to Live?

By Terry Streather | Mental Health

Ever heard the japanese word “karoshi”? No, you can’t eat it or get a black belt in it… It translates as: “Overwork Death”. Yep, the Japanese have a phrase for people who literally work themselves to death, and it’s a huge cultural problem. But closer to home… It’s lunchtime and Dave grabs a quick sandwich at […]

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Mar 01

Self Harm: All Just Attention Seeking?

By Terry Streather | Mental Health

​”Self harm is all about attention seeking, they want people to think they are going to kill themselves””It’s something that teenagers do to make themselves seem terribly interesting and troubled.”On all accounts: wrong.Have you ever needed a wee so badly it hurt? I’m talking leg crossing, bouncing up and down gritting your teeth badly?Do you […]

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