Tag: anxiety

Features

My Premature Quarter Life Crisis

Just over a year ago, in April of 2021, I’m pretty sure I had a mental breakdown.  Nope, not being ironic. I’ve suffered with Generalised Anxiety Disorder, sometimes accompanied by depression, for around three years now, and I thought I was through the worst of it. Boy, was I wrong. We started to come out…

Books

The Fantastic Feeling of Found Family

People who know me know I’m a sucker for the found family trope. There’s so much comfort gleaned from it, and I know many of my friends feel the same. It’s beautiful, and heart-warming, but it can also be the start of wonderful conversations.  For those of you who don’t know what I mean by…

Features

Post-Lockdown Anxiety: It’s real

This month officially marks one year since the UK Government announced the first national lockdown to prevent the spread of Covid-19. As of today, the country has seen three full lockdowns, and has had to cope with ever-changing restrictions throughout the year. Last month, the Government published a road-map to the release of all restrictions…

Science

The science behind Instagram likes

Earlier this year, Instagram began to experiment with the removal of their ‘like’ feature; disabling users from seeing the number of likes other people had received. The experimental restriction has only been tested in Japan, Canada and Brazil, but now this is set to be rolled out in the US and the UK as well.  …

Travel

A guide to adventuring without anxiety

Anxiety can negatively impact your wellbeing, and having an anxiety attack whilst travelling can be detrimental to how much you enjoy your trip. Everyone uses travelling as an opportunity to explore new places, spend time with family and friends, and relax. However, someone’s travel anxiety can get in the way of all of this. For…

Gaming

Mental Health in Gaming

This month we saw World Mental Health Day where communities around the world came together to raise awareness of mental health and how we can take care of ourselves and others. In addition to this, hopefully by now you have seen Concrete’s own Mental Health Crisis Campaign which hopes to open up a dialogue between…

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