While nature is by no means a substitute for meaningful therapy and medical treatment for mental health, it does offer a vital respite; this has perhaps been no more felt than over the last year […]
First of all, it is important to remember that therapy isn’t a dirty word. Going to seek help is not a personal failure and is nothing to be ashamed of. In my opinion, if you’ve […]
In May 2019, CNN reported that we were at the beginning of a global mental health revolution. In January 2020, ITV launched a ‘mental wellness initiative’ labelled ‘Britain Get Talking’. Just over a year later, […]
A personal piece about why the current Global Human Rights Crisis is causing a rise in re-traumatisation regarding male violence against women. (TW)
Ioana Grădinaru investigates why lesbians have faced worsening mental health and loneliness in recent times.
The importance of self-care has never been more profound. It can be so easy to get too wrapped up in the mundanities of everyday life that we often neglect our physical, emotional and mental well-being. […]
On Monday evening the world watched as two women sat down on a global stage to discuss race, mental health, the media, and the monarchy. This discussion has sparked widespread conversations, resignations, and rebuttals. It […]
Being a university student can be a very challenging time for many people, trying to find a balance between socialising, studying and looking after yourself, often in a completely new city or town. But, being a university student who also suffers with an eating disorder can be even harder.
I have always loved walking. It’s one of the most effective and cheapest ways of exercising whilst connecting to the world around you. It is also a great way to step away from troubling thoughts […]
The Pandemic Podcast is a podcast organised by University of Leeds students and it launched its first episode on November 21st. The podcast is here to talk openly and honestly about student experiences as well […]
Have we been prioritising physical health and containing the virus at the expanse of neglecting mental health in this country? Clarissa Leung and Ahnaf Akeef report on Covid’s impact on mental health.
Kate Hall looks into the science behind why some men are able to grow facial hair, and why some aren’t.