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Monday 25 December, 2017

Column: How to cope with toxic family members during Christmas

Christmas can be a time of great dread when families are dysfunctional, writes Karl Melvin.

Thursday 22 December, 2016

Karl Melvin: 'How to survive your family if things are more toxic than festive'

Spending Christmas together doesn’t have to be a recipe for stress, feuds and rows, writes Karl Melvin.

Sunday 10 April, 2016

Men's health: Feel a mid-life crisis coming on? It's time for an action plan

Many men struggle to cope with the challenges presented by middle age, writes psychotherapist Karl Melvin.

Sunday 3 January, 2016

All or Nothing: Here's how to avoid sabotaging your fitness goals

One moment of weakness after lunch or a bad sleep the night before and it’s sofa-central. Here’s how to stay on track.

Friday 1 January, 2016

I have bad days like everyone else, but this is what helped with my depression

I was alone, no one could pull me out and I wasn’t strong enough to climb out myself, writes Karl Melvin.

Saturday 26 December, 2015

Been asked to every social event over Christmas? Why is it so difficult to just say no?

Do you feel obliged to say yes to everything? You might need to learn to set boundaries, writes Karl Melvin.

Friday 27 November, 2015

Relationship breakdowns: 11 tips on helping your children cope

Relationships end and marriages fail, but the collateral damage can be controlled, Karl Melvin writes.

Monday 21 September, 2015

Have a problem controlling your anger? Here are tips to keep it in check

Unable to express my feelings in a healthy way, I repressed the emotions and bottled them up until the next trigger emerged, writes psychotherapist Karl Melvin, who has tips to help keep yours under control.

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