Tag: Mental health

Home of the Wonderful

Do something green week, nature and mental health

Do Something Green Week, hosted by the Do Something Different (DSD) team, runs from March 21. It includes a range of engaging activities that create a “direct opportunity to be involved” for the student community, who “have a passion for sustainability”, Neith Charlesworth (DSD Coordinator) explained to me.  The week’s activities include a vintage fair,…

Books

The Bell Jar

I’m sure you’ve heard of The Bell Jar, or Sylvia Plath. If you haven’t then I highly recommend you get Googling. The Bell Jar was originally published under a pseudonym in 1963, the same year Plath unfortunately ended her life, but the novel and her legacy lives on. Without giving too much away, The Bell…

Creative Writing, Venue

Don’t Fall

Look at them. All just walking around. Getting on with their lives. I bet they don’t know what it’s like. I mean, some of them, maybe, but it can’t be this bad. If it was this bad, they wouldn’t be down there, walking around, getting on with their lives. If it was this bad, they…

Sport

Sports, addiction, and mental health

Sport has always been a massive part of my life. I’m sure other students, in the majority of UEA sports clubs, feel the same. We all know that sport is such a massive vice for many people to clear their minds, keep fit, and generally improve their overall well-being. With all the hockey I have…

Arts

How theatre is helping create conversation about mental health: An interview with playwright Mark Daniels on his new play Coronavirus-A Great British farce.

After being met with such incredible audience reactions and reviews, playwright Mark Daniels’ show Coronavirus – A Great British Farce, based on his own diaries from lockdown, is coming to The Garage in Norwich on the 18th November. Could you start off by telling me about the play itself? So, it’s a comedy, it’s surreal,…

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