A recent systematic review conducted by researchers from the universities of Liverpool, Manchester and Southampton looked at 17 international research papers to examine the role pets had on owners with a mental health condition. They found that pets can provide benefits to those with mental health issues. These are the various ways in which pets can … Continue reading How Pets Benefit Mental Health
In the age of social media, it is easier than ever to see all that you could be missing out on. We may even say yes to events that would be inconvenient for us just so that we don't feel left out. We believe you should value your time more, so we've compiled a list … Continue reading How Can We Cope with FOMO?
When the societal pressures for success become unbearable, over a million Japanese youth escape by confining themselves to their rooms. This phenomenon has been referred to as Hikikomori. Hikikomori is seen as a culture-bound disorder and is characterised by similar traits to social anxiety and agoraphobia. However, it is a completely unique situation as the causes of … Continue reading The Hikikomori: Japans Lost Generation
Although depression is a fairly common mental health issue with a growing awareness, it is still misunderstood by many. Depression is a mental disorder that causes people. to experience depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, low energy, and poor concentration. Like many other mental … Continue reading What Is Depression?