Tag: fear

Gaming

Don’t rule out Rule of Rose

You’ve probably never heard of ‘Rule of Rose’. The 2006 survival horror game didn’t see a release over here due to a series of unfortunate circumstances, caused by media outlets and government officials denouncing the game based on incorrect claims and assumptions of its content.  Unlike other survival horrors of its era, or any era…

Features

Trick or Treat in the city

Spooky season has just passed and Norwich was ready to celebrate Halloween with a line-up of terrifying things to do around the city.  Spooky City returned to Chapelfield Gardens on Thursday 31st October, where it was remodelled into ‘Halloween Town’, holding a number of free activities for everyone to take part in.  The theme this…

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…

Travel

How to cope with fear of flying – 8 tips

Reportedly, one in ten are afraid of flying, which means that right now thousands of people are gripping the armrests of their plane-seats in prolonged, mid-air panic. As someone who has suffered from aviophobia for years, I bring you eight tips on how to cope with your fear of flying: Take your time: The airport…

News

Universities UK Director expresses fears as Brexit looms

The director of the representative body Universities UK has published a lengthy blog post detailing the concerns of the higher education sector as the possibility of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit becomes increasingly plausible. Vivienne Stern has outlined her uneasiness about the future of UK universities and the Erasmus programme, along with calls to lower the salary…

News

Fears of further UCU strikes

Approximately 700,000 University and College Union members from 143 universities are being balloted over the next month for strike action concerning disputes over pay and work conditions. UCU members will be looking for guarantees that universities will tackle the gender pay gap, insecure contracts and excessive workloads. Concerns also lie within the education sector’s stagnating…

Travel

Travelling to “Dangerous Destinations”

I was scrolling through the segment of the British government website that offers British citizens advice on which countries are currently too dangerous to visit. It cities killings, political instability and theft as some of the reasons why one should not go to a country. Many of the ‘dangerous’ countries that were listed were far…

Featured Posts, News

One in three young people “scared” to check bank balance

Nearly a third of young people are too scared to check their bank balances, according to a survey conducted by Intelligent Environments, a developer of online banking software. The findings have been revealed that money problems are having a serious psychological effect on students, 46% of 18-to-24-year-olds reported a loss of sleep as a result…

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