Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

Who remembers the 80’s? A time for spandex fashion, mobile phones like bricks and outrageously voluminous hairstyles? You may think, why are you asking me this? Well, who remembers a chirpy song from that era by a guy called Bobby McFerrin titled ‘Don’t worry, be happy’? Like most one-hit wonders, it came and went. But […]

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Alcoholism in the UK

If you feel you are in trouble with your drinking, or your consumption of alcohol has reached a point where it troubles you or your loved ones, you may be interested in knowing that Addictions UK is here to help you. Addictions UK was founded in 2002 by a group of people in recovery whose […]

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Addiction: Denial and Recovery

It is often so frustrating for the family of an addict or alcoholic to convince him or her to seek treatment for their condition. For the family, it can be incredibly exasperating that the affected person does not even acknowledge that they have a problem with addiction. In such a situation, the addict is actually […]

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Tobacco Takes Your Breath Away

May 31 is World No Tobacco Day There was a time when smoking was very much a part of typical daily life. People smoked everywhere: in planes, ships, cinemas, offices and homes. Smoking a cigarette, cigar, or pipe was considered ‘macho’. Film stars smoked away in movies as did models in advertisements. Anyone who was […]

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