Lifestyle Wellbeing

International Men’s Day 19th November: why do we have it?

What do you think, when you hear the term “gender equality”? Society programmed us to often directly refer to women rights, but we should always keep in mind that gender equality involves both sexes. When we speak about depression, mental illness or simply coping with stress, historically men were often characterized as “the tough ones” who […]


Resurrecting Durkheim in mental health discussions

Content Warning: Frequent mentions of suicide/self-harm Recently, an audience member on  BBC’s Question Time went on an impassioned speech about the need to approach suicide from different angles if what he called the “national tragedy” of suicide was to be alleviated. The former Nightline volunteer argued that reducing suicide to images seen on social media […]