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Paging Dr. Google: health anxiety and me

Being concerned about your physical health, to a certain degree, is normal, as is not wanting to fall ill. Spending hours every day consumed by sheer, immobilising terror about being…

How I am learning to set boundaries with my anxiety

CW: Anxiety, Stress Anxiety is experienced by different people across all walks of life and comes in many shapes and forms. I have experienced anxiety and depression almost my entire…

Death anxiety in a Covid-ridden world

Fearing death isn’t trivial, in fact, it is probably the most rational fear of any happy mind. If someone enjoys life, it is reasonable that they want more of it,…

The Covid-19 pandemic is desperately worsening our mental health crises

CW: suicide There is no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated into a mental health pandemic. With the pervasiveness and uncertainty of coronavirus comes psychological and physical effects, fuelling…

The symbiotic cycle of stress and skin, and what to do about it

If you’ve suddenly started to experience acne breakouts after an anxiety-filled period (hi there, 2020) or your eczema flares up every time a deadline looms, your body’s stress response is…

Out of Sight, Out of Mind at Summerhall

‘Out Of Sight Out Of Mind’: a phrase often used in order to distract someone or suppress a fear or concern. The yearly exhibition of the same title held at…

The Student’s top podcasts picks for mental health awareness week

It is 2018 and if you don’t have a NYT best-selling book or a Youtube channel, you’re hosting a podcast. Without the production costs, network dependency, and scripted nature of…

OCD sufferers may struggle more with coping strategies

A new study has shown that those suffering from obsessive compulsive Disorder (OCD) may struggle to cope with their diagnosis more than those with other mental illnesses. OCD is a…