Mental Health

How to Avoid Burnout

There’s nothing worse than feeling like all your creativity and productivity has been sucked dry. Hitting ‘The Wall’ at work or when you’re studying is one thing, but facing absolute burnout when it comes to your own creative passions, side projects and hobbies is quite another. What you need to do is learn to hit

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5 Ways to Avoid Burnout Over Christmas

When you say the phrase ‘burnout’ you tend to think of a student or worker at the end of another long hard week at work. But burnout over the holiday season is becoming a more regular occurrence. It’s the last push to the end of the year, the mornings are a bit grey and drizzly

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Dealing with your Family at Christmas

It’s coming to that time of year again! Cold dark evenings, Mulled wine, Christmas markets, Tacky jumpers and the hope that your nan won’t try and regift you the socks you gave her last year. Christmas can be a magical time of year, spending time with your loved ones and hoping that gift you bought

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Nobody To Hang Out With You During the Holidays?

So the most magical time of the year is finally upon us and here at Ditch the Label, we couldn’t be more excited. But, we know this year might be a little different. Well, we think that we should always be able to laugh at ourselves when we get stuck in situations like this, which

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Am I Ugly?

Are you ugly? Thousands of people ask this every day. It comes as no surprise then, to find out that one of the most popular questions entered into our search bars on our phones was ‘Am I Ugly?’ In fact, if you type “am I” into Google, the first suggestion that is offered to you

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5 Seasonal Expectations and Why It’s OK to Ignore Them

The holiday season comes with a whole bunch of expectations that can leave us feeling overwhelmed. If large social gatherings and gift giving isn’t your thing, you’re likely feeling the pangs of anxiety at the mere thought of it right now. The thing to remember is that these seasonal expectations are just that… expectations. Not

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The S.A.D Truth about the “Winter Blues”

The winter blues… As the dreary weather sets in, the days get shorter and the nights colder. You might start feeling a little worse-for-wear in the emotional department. You may also experience tiredness, fatigue, not wanting to leave the house, changes in your appetite, sleep problems or anxiety – the list goes on. It’s easy

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7 Tips for Overcoming Social Anxiety

Everything you need to know about social anxiety We live in an age of anxiety. With a combination of countless disasters in the news whilst being bombarded by constant ads, it comes as no surprise that the number of people in the UK being diagnosed with anxiety is at an all-time high. In ordinary, everyday

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10 Do’s and Don’ts when Dealing with Rejection

We know it sucks, but rejection is part and parcel of the dating game. And being able to correctly handle and accept rejection is an even bigger part of it. Just because you know you’re a catch, it doesn’t mean that everyone will feel the same. As seen on Reddit; you can be the prettiest

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Making It Through The Holiday Season When You Have Anxiety: 7 Hacks

Whilst we are all snoodled up in the Ditch the Label offices with hot chocolate and gigantic scarves, we know that this time of year can be a bit tough on those of us who struggle with anxiety. The prospect of a lot of food, a lot of people, too much time spent inside and

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