Mental Health

10 Ways To Be Mindful When You’re Addicted To Social Media

It’s no secret that we are all addicted to social media. Not convinced that you are? Take our quiz and you will probably be shocked to see how much time you spend on it. Whether we are eating, shopping, catching up with friends or watching a film, the chances are, we will be on our phones

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7 Signs You’re Addicted to Social Media

…Are you addicted? 1 in 3 people say they use social media constantly and 60% of people say they can’t go more than a day without using it. But what are the warning signs that you’re addicted? Ditch the Label teamed up with Lynx to uncover the top 7 signs you’re addicted to social media… Any of

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Is Your Uni Doing Enough For Your Mental Health?

It’s getting to the point in the term where the reality of university is kicking in. Freshers is long gone. The partying has slowed down, the workload is creeping up and uni is feeling less like a holiday each day. Chances are homesickness, stress, loneliness and doubt are beginning to take over. You might be

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What can 12 Million Conversations tell us about Mental Health?

Ditch the Label has teamed up with Brandwatch to analyse 12.9 million conversations surrounding mental health in the UK across a period of four years. Mental health is a topical subject right now with lots of conversation and debate taking place online; some of it positive, some of it negative. The report looks at how

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Mental Health Misconceptions that Bloggers Want You to Know About

It seems as though there has been a lot of progression in the discussion of mental health. We’ve seen celebrities opening up about their own struggles; bloggers offering experienced based advice and help guides readily available online. But despite improvements, misconceptions still exist and continue to limit our understanding of mental illness. In one of our

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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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