Have you ever looked at the person on the desk next to you and wondered why they appear to be moving through the ranks of promotion seemingly effortlessly whilst you have been stuck in the same job for years?
That’s it over for another year!
Professor Ewan Gillon is a Chartered Psychologist and Clinical Director of First Psychology Scotland with centres in Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth, Inverness, Edinburgh, Glasgow & Borders.
Scotland has got it right when it comes to “smart” motorways – there aren’t many of them. Just one, in fact, on a small section of the M90.
Remember the book ‘Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus’?
Tight deadlines, too much responsibility, a heavy workload coupled with lack of support.
Blind comedian Neil Skene on the retirement of his trusty guide dog, Rumba.
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Three F1 drivers that UK fans can wave the flag for, says Vicki Butler-Henderson.
Molly Russell was just 14 years old when she took her own life in 2017 and her story has resurfaced in the news last month after it was discovered that she was receiving self-harm related content online.
The Albanian communist regime was one of the cruellest in Europe. It executed around 25,000 of its own people and sent tens of thousands to labour camps.
Neil Skene: Barry Gibb is getting me into the rhythm of running and Rumba’s help has me Stayin’ Alive
Well hopefully you survived January and are ready to kick on into 2019.
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.
Do you remember the lady from my hotel in Sukhumi? The one who seemed to enjoy scolding me for treating the place “like a hotel”?
This will be my first Christmas as a mother and that in itself is rather special and remarkable, to me at least.
I’ve just about survived the past few weeks.
“Relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.”
With festive decorations bedecking our cities and villages, Christmas trees aglow and stocking fillers being advertised, you would be forgiven to find it a bit odd that this first week of December is also Anger Awareness Week.
I was part of an official foreign press tour of the Jewish communities on the Israeli side of the Gaza Strip.
We are all aware of the shortage of teachers across the north of Scotland and the range of ways local authorities have tried to support teachers to come and teach in our rural schools.
Blind comedian Neil Skene on why mud, sweat and tears of joy sum up his last few weeks.
From early childhood, most of us are encouraged not to be selfish and to consider others, whether they are family members, friends or colleagues.
Governed by Hamas, whose long-held aim is the destruction of Israel, the Gaza Strip is home to almost two million people. It has been under severe blockade by Israel for more than 10 years.
Most of us casually talk about ‘being obsessed’ with a new song/ book/food or being "a bit OCD" about cleaning the house before guests arrive, for example.
After a few weeks back home, visiting Peterhead Prison and interviewing the brave ex-prison warder Jackie Stuart, it was time to leave the UK again. And that’s me until Christmas.
Hats off to those stylish bikers who rode through Aberdeen the other day dressed in sharp suits rather than leathers to raise awareness of prostate cancer.
Diary of a first-time mum: I was told I needed mum friends, it sounded hideous but now I know they are vital
Ellie House has learned, amid the tears, vomit and tantrums, that parenthood is a long journey and you are going to need some friends to come along for the ride.
Built in 1888, Peterhead Prison housed some of Scotland’s hardest and most violent men for the next 125 years. It didn’t close its doors until 2013.
What a few weeks it’s been, I did the Great Aberdeen Run 10k this year and actually led the race until around the 1-mile mark!
Built in 1888, Peterhead Prison housed some of Scotland's hardest and most violent men for the next 125 years.
It’s funny how life passes us by so quickly.
Last month I found myself reading two children’s books, pondering which of the two I’d rather read to a group of toddlers who would soon be learning about ‘critters in litter’ (wee beasties in the undergrowth). One was about a badger and one was about a worm.