A woman who heals broken hearts She's our Inspirational Woman of the Year. And Shelley's story – like those of her brave and indomitable fellow finalists – will bring a tear to your eye | UPDATED: 13:35 GMT, 15 November 2012 They included a bereaved mother who helps sick children, a tireless environmental campaigner waging a personal fight against cancer and the first person with a double lung transplant to sail across the Atlantic.
Secrets of a couples counsellor | UPDATED: 01:27 GMT, 14 May 2012 As a nation, we’re more willing than ever to seek professional help over matters of the heart. Couples counselling is booming — 110,000 pairs went for relationship counselling last year and Relate says 80 per cent of their clients report that their bond has been strengthened as a result
Marriage doesn’t get tougher than this! MasterChef’s Gregg Wallace and his wife of 15 months reveal why she's had to leave him | UPDATED: 10:05 GMT, 14 April 2012 She says he’s needy, he says she’s taken over his life. He says let’s work at it, she says it’s over – but she won’t move out for three years.
Venus Palermo's living doll videos go global as she hits TEN MILLION mark on YouTube – but critics say sexualised images could have 'disastrous consequences' | UPDATED: 13:52 GMT, 12 April 2012 A 15-year-old girl who transforms herself into a 'living doll' for YouTube videos has become a global star after attracting a staggering ten million hits. Venus Palermo, who poses in doll-like clothing and offers tips to viewers on turning themselves into similar living dolls, has become an internet sensation thanks to her tips on achieving the bizarre look. Together, the hits on her YouTube channel now total more than 10 million, with one video – How To Look Like A Doll – attracting almost 1.7m viewers alone
Nine years on, I'm still furious at my husband for leaving DEAR BEL I’ve been divorced for nine years (after being married for 32), but still feel raw and angry.
'I'd rather choose Louboutins over therapy to cope with bullying': Nicola Roberts on fame and those 'ugly' taunts She has overcome being called 'the ugly one' from Girls Aloud, fought back at her bullies and blossomed into a style-setting, cosmetic brand owner with a critically acclaimed album under her belt. In a new interview and gorgeous photoshoot with InStyle magazine, Nicola Roberts, 26, reveals how she'd prefer to spend money on retail therapy – in the form of Christian Louboutin heels – than on the real deal. 'It’s too bloody expensive,' she says of the counselling she sought to tackle the years of bullying.
How can I cope with a man who”s so insecure and needy 2:28 AM on 29th October 2011 Should I stay to build up his confidence because ending it will break him Couples need to be persistent with counselling and work through problems together HOW TO CONTACT BEL Blackberrys: Newer isn”t always better
Trying to rekindle the flame: Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore pictured in bid save their marriage at Kabbalah camping retreat 8:48 AM on 11th October 2011 Retreat: Ashton Kutcher (right) and Demi Moore were spotted camping in Santa Barbara, California, over the weekend “Other woman”: The Two And A Half Men star is accused of having a fling of Sara Leal Working on their marriage: The pair are understood to be receiving counselling by Kabbalah members
Abortion undercover: JENNY STOCKS posed as a vulnerable pregnant woman at six counselling services…. her findings raise disturbing questions 3:14 AM on 30th August 2011 Investigation: Jenny Stocks visited six abortion advice centres, but found that Choices was the only one that gave balanced advice Jenny says the advice given by Mary Stopes seemed to push her towards starting the abortion process and that she had to insist that she had counselling Shake-up: Nadine Dorries is leading a debate in Parliament this week on abortion, which could see the biggest change in laws for the past 20 years Alone: Campaigners have expressed fears for many years that pregnant women are not receiving clear, impartial advice over abortions
Psychiatric help to be offered to women who insist on a caesarean because they are too scared to give birth naturally 3:00 AM on 24th May 2011 Overcoming fears: The counselling will try to persuade women to give birth naturally Women who ask for a caesarean because they are too frightened to give birth naturally will be offered psychiatric counselling under guidelines from the health watchdog. They will also be informed about all the risks of a c-section – including damage to their organs or even death of the newborn – in an attempt to make them change their mind. The NHS is trying to curb the soaring rate of caesareans, which now account for nearly a quarter of all births, more than twice as many as 30 years ago