Articles written by Kevin White

Low self-esteem hiding away

Building self-esteem

Everyone has opinions about the type of person you are. These opinions are at the heart of self-esteem and affect how you value yourself. Beliefs about yourself can change in your life as a result of experiences and circumstances and a low self- esteem will result in negative beliefs meaning you may focus too much on your

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child with cancer

Leukaemia

Leukaemia is cancer of the blood; it doesn’t produce lump tumours but produces rampant overproduction of cancerous white blood cells. It is often considered the disease of children but affects more adults. It’s more common in men than women. About 7,000 are affected by it each year in the UK and about 3,000 are acute. The

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2014 budget, glasses of wine and alcohol

Alcohol poisoning

Alcohol is a poison and can be lethal. Your body can’t function properly if too much alcohol is consumed in a short space of time because it can only process one unit of alcohol an hour. It can: Lower your blood sugar levels, so you could suffer seizures. Lower the body’s temperature, which can lead

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