Teen suicide and Cruelty in the Media

By Dennis Matthews Every week we hear of another case of a young person committing suicide because of bullying at school, or on the internet. The all important Facebook post seems to have become the favorite place to exercise this particular form of digital cruelty. It does not help that the adults in the media…

Antioxidant Foods Can Help Your Overall Health

By Dennis Matthews I am as guilty as anyone with not always eating healthy, I’m sitting in a doughnut shop as I write this. (full Disclosure) But that doesn’t mean that I don’t try and eat health in my everyday life, your physical and mental well-being depend on it, Even though a lot of people…

Depression is one of America’s Dark Secrets

By Dennis Matthews According to the CDC, an estimated 1 in 10 (or 9.5%) adults in the US are suffering from Depression.  There is also a lot of denial about it, because we really don’t want to talk about it. Why not?  Well for one thing, it’s not an easy problem to solve. There are…

There must be something in the water: Usain Bolt

By Dennis Matthews Trelawny Parish Jamaica, is Jamaica’s fifth largest parish, but it has a produced a world champion in the sport of International Track and Field. Usain Bolt. I know, I know, this is nothing new. Usain Bolt has been around for a while now, wowing people with his speed, and sometimes over-the-top personality,…

The Symptoms Of Depression: How to Fight Them

by Dennis Matthews Are you lonely? Did you know that being lonely is a normal part of some people’s everyday live? Let’s face it, most of us have been there at some point or another. We get depressed when we fail in our exams, when we’re rejected by the person we love, or when someone…