The connection between mental and physical health is more than just a casual relationship – it’s a profound interplay that shapes our well-being. The two operate through a web of biological and chemical processes that tie our bodies and minds together. Neurotransmitters don’t just affect our mood but also influence our physical sensations. For instance, […]
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Eating disorders are a group of serious mental illnesses based on an unhealthy relationship with food. They can affect anyone – any age, sex, race or socioeconomic status (it’s not an illness exclusive to wealthy, white women as it is often depicted in various media). The most common age of onset is between 12 and […]
Blue Monday, a term initially coined by Sky Travel, is supposed to be the ‘most depressing day’ of the year, and falls on the third Monday of January every year. This is due to recovering financially (and perhaps health-wise) from Christmas, combined with the weather and the festive season being over, amongst other factors. Many […]
What are eating disorders? Eating disorders are a group of serious mental illnesses based on an unhealthy relationship with food. This can manifest in a variety of ways, including but not limited to; A preoccupation with body shape, weight and size. Eating a very small amount of food, or repeatedly eating past the point of […]
National Stress Awareness Day Without a doubt, almost everyone has experienced some level of stress this year, and with the second lockdown set to begin tomorrow, it’s likely that on some level, this will continue.