Whether you’re having an alcohol-free month, are trying to reduce your general intake throughout the course of the year or choose to go completely teetotal, there are a lot of benefits to be had from reducing your alcohol consumption.
Feeling down, irritable or tired every now and then is common during the winter months, due to shorter days, longer nights and colder weather. However, if these feelings recur every year and then subside in spring or early summer, this may be seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
If you’re worried about how much alcohol you have consumed over the holidays, below are some great ways to help stay on top of how much you’re consuming.
Advances in technology have dramatically changed the way we live our lives over the last few decades. Although this has brought about many positive changes, experts are now beginning to question whether or not technology is actually making us more anxious than ever before.
The NSPCC’s Childline service has warned that the number of children who are seeking help for anxiety-related problems is rising dramatically.
Most people find it difficult to identify when ‘normal’ drinking becomes problem drinking. For example, how do you know how often is too often when it comes to how many times a week you go for after-work drinks?
A new study carried out by University College London (UCL) has found that marijuana use reduces a person’s short-term motivation to work for money.
- Marked increase in young people who have developed depressive and anxiety disorders as a result of drug use
- 25% of chronic paranoid psychoses is marijuana-induced
- Young people focus on the short-term physical effects of drugs
- This is at the expense of understanding the long-term effects of drug use on mental health
Research carried out by the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years (PACEY) has revealed that children as young as three are already starting to show signs of being body conscious.
Figures which were released last month from the mental health charity, Mind have revealed that men are twice as likely to have nobody to rely on for emotional support compared to women.
Despite one in four of us experiencing a mental health problem each year, millions of people in the UK are still too scared to speak to their GP about it.
A new survey has revealed that the over-50s are increasingly turning to alcohol and as a result are developing dangerous drinking habits.
When the person you love suffers from depression, it’s not easy to deal with. Not only is it a struggle to maintain the relationship, you may find your own mental health affected as well.