Conversations about mental health must happen more frequently if we are to stop the stigma around it. That’s the view of 27-year-old Gemma Patterson who, following a childhood trauma, battled with PTSD as a teenager.
Health and Beauty
If you were to ask yourself what five things you deemed important in life, good health would surely be one of them.
Today marks World Pancreatic Cancer Day. This global movement is driven by the need to raise awareness of the symptoms and risks of the world’s toughest cancer, and the urgency for earlier diagnosis to improve patient outcomes.
If you are worried about bowel cancer, follow your instincts and get screened – BMI Albyn Hospital explains more about what’s involved.
It’s been a busy year for 18-year-old men’s hair stylist Andy Dawson – but that hard work paid off as he recently scooped a national award.
Komao Hair Design’s owner Faye Brandie is extremely proud of what her team has achieved. Now, she’s looking to add to the services on offer at the salon.
National GetOutside day takes place across the country tomorrow.
‘I saw not being alive as an option… but being open about my struggle helped strip away the isolation of my depression’
At the start of their commitment to physical exercise, personal trainer Alan Goodwin encourages his clients to take pictures of themselves.
Take a look at the seasons and it’s easy to associate winter with rest and introspection, spring with new beginnings, summer with happiness and light – but what about autumn?
When schools and universities break for summer it may seem like we have endless time ahead, but before long it’s time to get ready for the new school year.
For most women, the thought of labour looming at the end of a pregnancy is something that conjures up images from TV dramatisations – blood, sweat, tears and screaming.
Kim Taylor refers to herself as Thumbelina online and brings hope to hundreds of people who suffer from the same rare condition as she does. Here, she tells Ellie House why humour is the way forward
It’s almost lunchtime when Andi Ramsay orders his second coffee of the day, black with no sugar.
There is a quiet spot along the banks of the River Don where I like to go.
Choosing the right mobility scooter to suit you and your lifestyle is just like buying a car, so make sure you consider all the options available before you buy.
This MS Awareness Week (22-28 April), the MS Trust is calling on people with MS to pop on their pumps and introduce a little activity – big or small – into their daily routine. Staying active doesn’t need to mean running marathons or going to the gym, it’s about doing it at your own level, at your own pace. Doing it YOUR way.
Two Perthshire sisters are celebrating an incredible weight loss journey after losing 11 stone between them.
Now that spring has arrived, it’s the perfect time to think about getting fit, and one of the most popular and economical ways to get the blood pumping is to get on a bike.
It has been a year since Ellie House became a mother on International Women’s Day. Here she explains how incredible women have helped her on the journey.
Perfectly groomed brows, just the right shade of foundation and a dazzling smudge of bright lipstick; this is Helen Mulgrew’s “war paint” for the day ahead.
For those who haven’t read Rhonda Byrne’s worldwide best-seller, The Secret, the Law of Attraction offers a compelling way to instigate changes in your life through manifestation and self belief. Emma Mumford explains how to make manifesting easy, drawing from her own positive experience
Over the past few weeks it’s been impossible to avoid news on Brexit.
Knit for Peace believes that knitting can be extremely good for us and have even declared that it could save the NHS millions.
Can't keep up with the latest beauty buzzwords? No fear – these are the only ingredients you need to look out for this year...
Liver disease is on the rise you can take steps to prevent it, says Alice Whitehead.
A recent global poll has revealed that 76 percent of us suffer with sadness and angst on a Sunday evening.
Let’s be honest: every year, many of us take a moment to reflect on the past year and set goals for the coming year.
Pioneer behind fight against kidney disease in Aberdeen reflects upon his lengthy and remarkable career
There is hardly a week that passes when Neil Edward is not stopped in the street and profusely thanked for the role he played in saving someone’s life.
Christmas party season is in full swing. But partying can mean hangovers – especially for the less careful among us.
I’ve never been particularly good at running – I can still recall my PE teacher bellowing at me to pick up my knees.
Women in Scotland are still being given controversial mesh implants, more than four years after health boards were told to stop offering the procedure.
A new initiative to dispel stereotypes about nursing and prevent a future staffing crisis is being piloted in north-east primary schools.