What Not to Say to Someone If They’re Suffering From Depression

One of the main reasons it’s often so difficult to talk about mental health is that we fear what others will think and say about us. This is mental health stigma. It is the negative… View Post

The Rise in Student Suicides Shows How Mental Health Treatment is Lacking

A study published in September by think tank IPPR has found that suicide among UK university students is at record levels. In addition, findings show that the number of students reporting a mental health issue has… View Post

Escape Through Travel Doesn’t Always Work

Sometimes your circumstances might make you want to run away. And then you do. When you are no longer entangled in an environment that you felt was making you unhappy, just the very act of… View Post

The Relationship Between Philosophical Outlook and Well-Being

If you have a miserable outlook on the world, then it makes sense that you would also feel miserable. However, there is some more nuance to this notion – that your philosophical outlook is tied… View Post

Why Mental Illness is Rare in Traditional Societies

The global incidence of mental illness is staggeringly high. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in four people around the world will be affected by a mental disorder at some point in their… View Post