mental health

The Healing Power of Painting

Abstract artist, Mona Lerch, shapes her paintings with her life experiences. She explores her emotions whilst working and embodies them into her artwork. ...

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Isolation Walks: A Visual Meditation

If we are ever to emerge from this dystopian vision with poise, we will have to be extra humble, strong and empathetic. ...

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Surviving Lockdown: Daryl Goh on Self-Judgement

Up next in the series, Nicola Anthony examines guilt, and how artists can objectively evaluate their own work whilst ignoring the niggling voice of self-judgement. ...

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Surviving Lockdown: Tabish Khan and the Inner Critic

Part three explores the feelings of self-lambasting that many people experience when given the time and space to turn the critical eye upon their lives. ...

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Surviving Lockdown: What Do We Surround Ourselves With?

The next instalment in our series of interviews to pick up tips from the arts to help get through this unusual period....

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Surviving Lockdown: Behind the Scenes in the Art Studio

A series of video interviews with figures from the art world explores transferrable skills from the arts to help survive these out-of-the-ordinary times. ...

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Detoxifying the Digital Landscape

2018 saw a surge in the popularity of therapeutic software, a trend causing a telling tonal shift in our daily online routines....

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Cured Meats Found to Exacerbate Bipolar Disorder

An analysis of more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders has shown that nitrates in processed meats may contribute to manic episodes....

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Depressingly Funny: Daphne

A refreshingly accurate and wryly funny portrayal of everyday mental illness, Daphne is an impressive feature debut....

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Anxiety, Depression, Sleep: A Lethal Cocktail if the Proportions are Wrong

People who sleep less than 8 hours a night more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety ...

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Does Being Single Shorten Your Life?

Couple up for long-term happiness ...

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Self-Medication or Self-Anesthesia: It’s No Wonder We Tune Out

Beneficiaries of the system promote their lies; the sane seek solace where they can get it...

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Your Mood Depends on the Food You Eat (and your age)

Young adults and mature adults require different food to improve their mental health...

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Did You Know the Common Ingredient that May Cause Alzheimers?

Canola oil linked to worsened memory & learning ability in Alzheimer's ...

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Is This a Bad Time? 24-hour Working

More needs to be done to ensure 24-hour working is not the new norm ...

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Less Drudge, More Trudge: Employees Demand More Walking

Employees want to sit down less and walk more during work days ...

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Deep Sleep, Deep Effects: The Dangers of Insufficient Sleep

Studying sleep's profound and extensive effects on brain function ...

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Can Coloured Light Calm an Argument?

Blue lighting is proven to help us relax faster than white lighting after an argument ...

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Count Yourself Confident! Self-Esteem in Numbers

Discovered: The equation that can map self esteem in the brain...

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Career Goals? Hic! Booze and Weed Hold Teens Back

Booze and pot use in teens lessens life success ...

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Want More Attentive Kids? Get Them to the Green Spaces

Living close to green spaces is associated with better attention in children ...

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Smoke Weed, Get More Action. The Science

Regular marijuana use linked to more sex, Stanford study finds ...

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Winter? Embrace Your Depression, It’s The Soul’s Defiance

Depression, seasonally affected or otherwise, may be the soul shunning the collective madness...

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How do YOU want to die early? Stress or Bad Diet?

Stress might be just as unhealthy as junk food to digestive system ...

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Ctrl+Alt+Psilocibin: How Magic Mushrooms Reset Depressed Brains

Magic mushrooms may 'reset' the brains of depressed patients ...

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War? Famine? A Second Term of Trump? America’s Top Ten Fears

Chapman University releases 4th annual Survey of American Fears ...

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Don’t Go Breaking My Heart: The Cardiac Effects of Marriage Breakdown

Risk factors for heart health linked to marital ups and downs - at least for men ...

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Five Ways to Minimize the Damage Done by Energy Drinks

Identifying ways to minimize the harm of energy drinks ...

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Meh…Zzz. Why Do We Fall Asleep When We’re Bored?

Explaining our inescapable desire to sleep in boring situations...

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Are You Working Too Hard to Drink Coffee?!

Despite the physical boost it brings, over a quarter of workers say they have no time to drink coffee...

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