The Problem With ‘Chugging’

‘Chugging’ refers to the practice of charity workers asking passers-by for donations. Certain cities, such as Newcastle, have introduced restrictions on chugging, based on complaints from the public about the tactics of ‘chuggers’, as they… View Post

Why Does Social Anxiety Exist?

Social anxiety is a debilitating nervousness of being in social situations, which affects up to 12% of people in the UK. This makes it the most common type of anxiety disorder (for comparison, generalised anxiety… View Post

The Most Common Fears Freelancers Have – and How to Overcome Them

Many people go freelance because of the freedom and flexibility it offers them. As a freelancer, you can choose your own hours, where you work, and what kind of work you do (within certain parameters,… View Post

Working From Home and Your Mental Health

In some ways, working from home can have a positive effect on your mental health. You can set your own schedule, so you don’t have to suffer the stressful time constraints of a 9-5 job… View Post

In What Way is Depression Painful?

Depression is not normally a condition that is associated with pain. When we think of pain, we might think of the acute pain of stubbing your toe, the more sustained and intense pain of breaking… View Post