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Imposter Syndrome: are millennials fighting a losing battle?

Feeling like a fraud is a customary millennial worry. It is that niggling voice of self-doubt that says, ‘you don’t deserve this’ and ‘everything in your life is about to self-destruct’. It is that pang of guilt when you succeed and that fear of being found out. And these afflictions have a name—Impostor Syndrome! As […]

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Mercury in Retrograde: what’s this obsession with astrology?

Far from being a new phenomenon, the process of observing celestial movements and making predictions based on them goes back as far as 3000 BC. Just think of the Mayan calendar that predicted the end of the world in 2012, or Babylonian astrology that was used to predict the weather. But modern-day use of astrology […]

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We are all addicted to technology. But does it matter?

The sensation of feeling incomplete when you lose your mobile phone is already a recognised psychological condition. Some private hospitals in London now have specialised units purely to deal with trauma or mental health issues relating to technology addiction. These issues are real and are affecting a significant proportion of the UK population. For instance, […]