Mental Health

Re-Writing the “Man Code”

 What is The “Man Code”? Up until now, it’s been widely assumed that there is only one way to be a man (think Terminator meets Rambo) … You can think of the “Man Code’ as an unwritten rule book which silently keeps guys in check. Kinda like Dan Brown’s Da Vinci code, only more complicated.

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapist Katie d’Ath on the 7 Things You Should Know About OCD

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist Katie d’Ath lists 7 things you need to know about OCD 1. OCD does not discriminate. Anyone can develop OCD. It doesn’t matter if you’re young or old, fat or thin, black or white, gay or straight, rich or poor: It’s not something you’ve chosen, it’s simply very bad luck. What’s more,

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10 Things You Need to Know About Your Mental Health at Uni – as Advised by Student Minds

University is so often talked about as being the best years of your life, a place where you will make lifelong friends, get involved with many societies and gain independence. However, this is a large leap in a person’s life and it can bring with it a number of difficulties. Students are warned about the

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#MYFACEMYRULES

As part of the new the Sleek MakeUP Campaign My Face. My Rules. Ditch the Label has released The Makeup Shaming Report. Revealing the attitudes that society has towards those who wear makeup, one of the most shocking findings showed that 27% of people that wear it feel judged for doing so. Yep, it’s 2017 and people

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Mental Health Stigma is a Silent Killer

1 in 4 people across the entire world will experience mental illness in their lifetime but chances are, the majority of them won’t talk about it. That’s because 9 out of 10 that do, reported the negative effects of stigma and discrimination as a direct result of their mental illness. What is Stigma? Stigma, by

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You Can #BeThe1To Prevent Suicide

The 10th of September is World Suicide Prevention Day…. Director of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline John Draper on how you can be the one to help prevent suicide Until about fifty years ago, we believed there was nothing we could do for people having a heart attack until they got to a hospital. Most heart attack

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10 reasons why being called “over sensitive” is actually a compliment

In society there are those who are “over sensitive”, those who are “insensitive” and those who are somewhere inbetween! We’re all different and that’s great! But for those who are often told they’re “over sensitive” or “too emotional” and often feel hurt – this is for you… Firstly, when someone who is sensitive is told

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Lucy Wood: The Power of the Teenage Girl…

With 37,000 subscribers and counting and over a million views on YouTube, Lucy Wood is absolutely owning the internet right now by speaking out about the things we’ve all been secretly thinking and feeling, from relationship advice to the ultimate shopping spree haul. DTL caught up with Lucy to discuss everything from Cyberbullying to why

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Am I Addicted to Social Media?

Social media; we love it, we need it and we aren’t getting rid of it anytime soon.

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The Science of Courage

We’re all familiar with those characters in movies who are the absolutely fearless warriors who run towards certain death only to emerge from the rubble victorious, with just enough strength to utter a cheesy one liner and snog the damsel in distress…. *yawn* 🙄 Well, guess what? Hollywood has fictitious tendencies – shock horror, right!?!?

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