Elaine Condell

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100+ Artists Try To Show What Depression Looks Like And Some Results Will Make Your Skin Crawl

Life is not always easy. Sometimes it's crushing, dark and sad. Take a look at 100+ artworks by various artists and see how they feel or imagine …

Artworks

9 Books To Read If You Have Depression & Just Need A Little Help Making It Through The Day

As someone who has lived with this mental illness for the better part of two decades, let me tell you: depression is the worst. You don't want to do …

Books

Jaw-dropping: My Year with the Tribe reviewed

What this BBC crew discovered in Western Papua was far stranger and more surprising than what they intended to find<p>For a while now, the Korowai people of Western Papua have been the go-to primitive tribe for documentary-makers. The Korowai were unknown to the outside world until the 1970s — but …

Stone Age

Since 2016, Half of All Coral in the Great Barrier Reef Has Died

A new study warns it has become a “highly altered, degraded system.”<p>Once upon a time, there was a city so dazzling and kaleidoscopic, so braided and water-rimmed, that it was often compared to a single living body. It clustered around a glimmering emerald spine, which astronauts could glimpse from …

Global Warming

In Just 11 Words, Billionaire Richard Branson Gives his Best Career Advice (It Came From His Mom)

Mother knows best.<p>Richard Branson is a force of nature.<p>In addition to being an actual knight, he is the founder of the Virgin Group, which now controls more than 400 companies. His net worth is $5 billion, which puts him seventh on a list of the wealthiest British billionaires. Plus, he's known for …

Immune System

Ten must-watch films about the Spanish Civil War

During the ensuing 35-year-dictatorship of General Francisco Franco cinema was used as a propaganda machine churning out stories which venerated …

War

Holy Ship! This Container Home-Trend Will Make You Want to Live INSIDE the Box

Whether you're an apartment dweller who dreams of owning a home, or a house hunter who longs for something a little different from the norm, there's a housing trend that will suit your desire: the shipping container home trend. While not necessarily brand new, the trend of utilizing metal cargo …

Shipping Containers
Gardening

This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it

People trying to sell you a new car, a fancy phone, or a bigger home might like you to believe that money can buy a whole lot of happiness. But your brain knows that's not true. Money can buy you pleasure, but happiness has to come from somewhere else.<p>If you're confused between happiness and …

Happiness

Yoga Teachers Agree That This Is The Best Pose To Relieve Stress After A Long Day

Stress is an inevitable part of life, and as much as you'd love to release that tension by enrolling in a regular workout class, or going to a yoga …

Yoga

Manage Emotional Pains with RAINS

RAIN on your parade of negative thinking habits.<p>Driving home one day, I was lost in thought when I spotted a bumper sticker that read: "Don't believe …

Mindfulness

‘I’m just tired’ and other lies I tell when I’m having bad mental health day

opinion<p><b>Living with a mental illness can take a bit of getting used to.</b><p>It’s kind of like spending every last penny on an amazing new house then having …

Mental Health

How to Support a Partner Struggling with Depression

Being in a romantic relationship when one (or both) of you suffer from depression is a massive challenge. Depression can make your partner seem …

A 100-year-old woman shares the secret of her young looks

<b>A 100-year-old woman whose photo went viral says the worldwide attention she has received is like "a dream".</b><p>Sadie Cox - who is known to her friends as Sim - celebrated her centenary at home in Brentwood, Essex, last week.<p>When postwoman Colette O'Connell delivered a telegram from the Queen she could …

East London

5 easy (really!) tantra techniques for a serious sexual energy boost

The word “tantra” can conjure some strange associations. When I first heard the word from a yoga instructor with a knowing smile about a decade ago, …

Middle Age

Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercises and Your Vagus Nerve

This <i>Psychology Today</i> blog post is phase one of a nine-part series called "<i>The Vagus Nerve Survival Guide."</i> The nine vagal maneuvers featured in each …

Yoga

Animal loving couple let their DOG film wedding video on GoPro camera - and the result is adorable

An animal-mad couple who managed to get married for just £1,700 decided to let their pet dog film their special day.<p>Dog lovers Sam and Reece Blanch, …

Ulysses turns 100 this month, and you should totally read it

This month marks the 100th anniversary of the first appearance of James Joyce’s <i>Ulysses</i>, originally serialized in <i>The Little Review</i> between March 1918 …

12 Yoga Poses for Neck Pain

Poses for relief<p>Here are some of the yoga poses that may be beneficial in relieving neck pain.<p>Standing forward bend pose<p>Come into a standing position …

How To Feed Yourself When You're Depressed

An extremely cool feature of depression is an overwhelming indifference to the concept of staying alive. Eating is a prerequisite for life, so it …

Thousands of starfish wash up in Andalusia after Beast of the East

A carpet of the marine animals were washed up on Punta Umbria beach in Huelva on Monday in what conservationists believe was a direct result of Storm …

5 Simple Techniques To Undo Tech Neck For Instant Relief

People are aware of pain they have in their bodies; they just don't realize that much of it is coming from our collective addiction to technology. …

Composting with worms: how to get started, and why it could spark an urban gardening revolution

Here’s a confession: for the past four or so years, all of my food waste has gone to landfill. I know, it’s a near-criminal admission to make as a gardener, especially one who made use of the compost turned by other, more selfless souls on my previous housing estate. But the problem was that …

Permaculture

15 Easy Cauliflower Recipes Literally Anyone Can Make

Who knew this veggie was so versatile?<p>February 28, 2018<p>When I cook for myself or my family, my meals are usually very meat-centric. Since my sister's …

The Definitive Guide to Winning an Argument

Winning isn’t everything, but it sure is nice. When you don’t see eye to eye with someone, here are the best tricks for winning that …

12 Of The Best Hikes In Ireland You Have To Experience

The best hikes in Ireland are without a doubt those that leave you absolutely in awe of the stunning natural beauty the country is so famous for! …

Hiking

The reason why happiness is so hard sometimes: 'Why do you do that, Brain' by @theawkwardyeti #mindfulness https://t.co/IhQB54r1MD

Revealed: What was really said in that astonishing Dáil shouting match

Kofi Annan, Strictly Come Dancing and a trip to Kilgarvan... Independent.ie can reveal exactly what was said in that astonishing Dáil shouting …