Irish ex-MMA athlete Graham McCormick on treating his Unstable Personality Disorder with DBT and Mindfulness.

Irish ex-MMA athlete Graham McCormick on treating his Unstable Personality Disorder with DBT and Mindfulness.

Irish ex-MMA athlete and fighter Graham McCormack had always struggled with his mental health, from an early age hating himself and getting into all kinds of trouble. He was expelled from school for drinking on the grounds, and was into rehab at age 16. At age 19 he had made his first suicide attempt. “I let my thoughts get the best of me I started to believe them and acted out. What I decided to do here was that I tried to end my life at 19,” he told presenter Ryan Tubridy. He explained that when he had his first […]

Some Helpful Mental Health Organizations in the UK

Some Helpful Mental Health Organizations in the UK

With a mind to support those who might need mental health support, we’ve decided to put together a post which collates some mental health organisations which might be able to help. Is there free mental health help available in the UK? There are a number of organisations which provide free mental health support to people in the UK. What Organisations provide free mental health help in the UK? Samaritans: Samaritans main focus area is to help out those who are thinking about committing suicide. It is a charity started by Chad Varah in 1953, who realized the need of helping […]

What is the Green Movement in Iran and how successful was it?

What is the Green Movement in Iran and how successful was it?

After the presidential election in 2009, the Green Movement had its momentum, which, however, passed very quickly. When the protests started the Green Movement has a kind of a union, composed of different groups, both secular and religious. At the beginning these groups were united by a common interests – civil right, social freedom. The movement had a strong start and on June 15th there around 3 million protestors on the streets of Tehran. This was unexpected by the regime. However, the strong momentum very quickly passed when the former president Rafsanjani, a firm supporter of the Mousavi campaign, announced […]

Of Jocks, Nats and Nazis

Is calling an idiot a monkey an insult to monkeys? Well, yes. Those are baboons Yoons and baboons In my own political writings I avoid using the term ‘Yoon’, the diminutive of unionist. I disliked it the minute it appeared. In past studies of the tragic, illegal...

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Donald Trump’s nuclear war threat, satiric video

This 23 February 2018 satiric animation by Mark Fiore from the USA says about itself: Buster the Little Nuke While we’ve all been watching dueling memos, unhinged tweets and stock market dips, the Trump administration is quietly brining us closer to nuclear war. But...