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mental health personal

please can someone tell me what to do next?

My whole life, I’ve felt like I knew what to do next. I knew I was going to go to school, then college, then university. But what I’m realising now, a little too late, is I never filled in the plan after graduation. I knew I’d get a job, but I never coloured in the […]

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mental health personal

is instagram as bad as we think it is?

It’s old news now that Instagram is bad for our mental health. It’s been one of the facts mainstream media has latched onto for the last few years when coming up with ways to persuade us that constant advances in technology, especially mobile technology, are bad. Along with suggestions that too much screen time is […]

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mental health personal uni

some thoughts about depression

I went into my 20th year, and more specifically my final year of uni, feeling overconfidently optimistic. My birthday was in May, around the time the restrictions of the first lockdown were slowly beginning to ease, and things generally seemed good. None of us had any real idea of how hideous the next nine months […]