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Facebook detox: Is it worth taking a break?

We are all constantly looking for new ways to de-stress, and as much as we recommend practicing the classic yoga and mindfulness, sometimes more obvious habits can be adopted in order to decrease stress levels. Recently, a study conducted by University of Queensland, concluded that taking a five day break from Facebook, a platform used […]

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Anxiety has overtaken Depression: Generation Z

A study conducted in 2017 concluded that more than 1 in 3 teenage girls suffer with anxiety and depression. With 37% of girls having three or more symptoms of psychological distress, such as feeling worthless or unable to concentrate, compared to 15% of boys. Interestingly, it also concluded that depression and anxiety in boys had […]

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Is there a link between Technology and your Eyesight?

An increase in technology has had a positive effect on society in many ways, but have you ever thought about the possible link between technology and eyesight? Recently, we started to question whether our mobile phones could have been a contributing factor towards our eyesight deteriorating. It makes sense, as the majority of the day […]

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Which is the Worst Social Media Platform for your Mental Health?

  Social media has become the norm among the younger generations, with a reported 91% of 16-24 year old using the internet for social networking. A recent study, #StatusOfMind, examined the positive and negative effects of social media on young people’s health. The survey of nearly 1,500 young people aged 14-24 asked them to score each […]

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The gamification of physical activity

In the past few weeks since it has been available in the UK, Pokémon GO has taken over the country. Everyone is obsessed with finding and catching Pokémon! But for some, Pokémon Go is more than just an entertaining app—it’s helping them increase their exercise. I’m personally in love with the app and as soon […]

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Quick Ways to Find Your Peace at the Office

What’s your workday like? Do you come home, full of stress and anger? Or are you able to leave work behind and start fresh every day? If you’re like an increasing number of people today, stress from work probably follows its way home with you. In fact, nearly two-thirds of all employees say that the […]

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Have you ever felt overwhelmed by technology?

I recently experienced this for the first time. I was having dinner with a couple of my friends when it suddenly hit me that we hadn’t spoken in about 15 minutes; bear in mind this was supposed to be a catch up dinner as we hadn’t seen each other in a few months! Why? Well, […]

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Is technology stressing you out?

What technology item can’t you live without? Addictions not only place unnecessary stress on our bodies, they also cause stress when we do not have access to the substance or object to which we are addicted. Have you ever experienced anxiety when out of mobile phone contact with your friends, family or colleagues? If so, […]

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