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

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

If Your Job is Making You Ill, What Should You Do About It?

For many of us, our jobs define our lives in a meaningful way, improving our overall well-being in the process. However, for many of us, it may also be the source of some eventful and… View Post

How Society is Contributing to Mental Illness and What We Can Do About It

With all the new tech, we have evolved into a world with many modern conveniences that help us do everything from work to think. In many cases, this can be a positive thing but there… View Post

Meta-Depression and Meta-Anxiety: When Mental Illness Turns on Itself

Meta-depression and meta-anxiety are phenomena that are rarely discussed in conversations surrounding mental illness. Yet they are common experiences for depressed and anxious people. These terms refer to the fact that one’s own depression or… View Post