• Is Social Media Damaging To Our Health?

    Most of our lives nowadays are totally online. The intense growth of social media has established a completely new way of life compared to those a few decades ago. It has for many become a necessary part of their everyday lives. Whether that be the photos we share on...
  • Dealing With: Depression

    The 'Dealing With' series will focus on exploring different issues that we will all possibly face every day or once in our lifetime: Depression, Anxiety, Toxicity and Trauma.

    Depression can be hard. It's a constant battle of overwhelming thoughts, mood swings, an array of emotions and many more symptoms; and...
  • My Summer Break…down and How It Made Me Build Myself Up Again

    When the pace of the academic year is suddenly halted by the summer break, there are certain ups and downs to navigate. Ed Farley discusses his experience this summer, and what he's been doing for himself, to reset and recharge....
  • Weekly Wellbeing: 5 Tips For Dealing With Exam Pressure

    May is always a dreaded month: filled to the brim with deadlines and exams. And even though this is naturally a very stressful time, it’s important to remember that it doesn’t need to be, and there are ways that you can make things as easy for yourself as possible....
  • Weekly Wellbeing: How To Avoid Being Overwhelmed By The News

    Alice Bennett During the past couple of years, it seems as though we have been bombarded with images of suffering and frightening statistics more than ever. Although it is important to keep informed, it is equally as important to look after your mental health. Keeping up to date and...
  • New Year, New Me: The Anxieties Of Reinvention

    Sophie Robinson At the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve, many of us commence the new year with the expectation that we will be better people. At one point or another we have all fallen prey to the hope of living a healthier lifestyle, achieving a better work-life...
  • Does Art Make Us Human?

    In the book I read for GCSE ‘Never Let Me Go’ by Kazou Ishiguro, the antagonists are clones who are strongly encouraged to do art as children in their dystopian school. As adults they go looking for answers as to why their art was so sacred and are met...