mental health

News

Psychedelics & MDMA are finally being legalised for mental health therapy

One psychologist called it “the greatest leap forward in mental health care since the invention of psychotherapy.”
Roisin Lanigan
4 days ago
Opinion

How to embrace your loneliness

Sometimes it's just about changing the way you make plans.
Douglas Greenwood
1.18.22
Opinion

How to handle trauma dumping

We’re all entitled to share our feelings. But how can we ensure we’re not negatively impacting the mental health of others in the process?
Daisy Schofield
1.11.22
News

Being alone might make your social anxiety worse

A new study shows spending time with friends actually helps your mental health.
Douglas Greenwood
12.2.21
News

Nobody wants to go to college anymore

Skyrocketing debt, a focus on ‘employable’ degrees and post-pandemic revaluation of our life goals means that university admissions are tanking.
Roisin Lanigan
11.2.21
Culture

How TikTok is encouraging 'sober curiosity'

At 1.8 billion views, the #sober hashtag is a valuable resource for non-drinkers and those intrigued by sobriety's benefits on mental well-being.
Alice Crossley
10.22.21
Opinion

What effect do true crime podcasts really have on our mental health?

Fans of the genre on TikTok and Spotify say true crime podcasts provide them with a cathartic and supportive community.
Emma Kershaw
10.4.21
Opinion

The 'highly sensitive person' diagnoses you've started hearing about

Much like empaths, HSPs are supposed to feel emotions far more acutely than others. Is this really accurate?
James Greig
9.20.21
News

Instagram knows just how bad it is for your mental health

New leaked documents reveal the extent to which the app is causing increased levels of anxiety and depression.
Douglas Greenwood
9.15.21
News

TikTok may be spreading Tourettes-like tics among Gen Z, says new report

Recent research has revealed a ‘parallel pandemic' of unexplained tics in young people.
Jenna Mahale
9.7.21
Opinion

How to help when someone you know is spiralling online

It’s easy to turn a blind eye, but here’s what you can do when you see someone spinning out via successive Instagram stories or tweets.
Rachel Connolly
9.6.21
Music

What happens when sad artists get happy?

Lorde is the latest of music’s sad girls club to debut a hesitantly happy record, but, for some fans, positivity and growth feels like betrayal.
Sophie Wilson
8.25.21
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