Today is National Stress Awareness Day, a chance to stop and recognise if we are becoming overwhelmed by stress and why.
In our busy lives, it seems like feeling stressed is the normality. Some of us thrive off a little stress; however, stress for many can be a hindrance, and really affects their daily lives. It’s always good to take a second to clear your mind and de-stress – especially during exam season. And since April […]
A study done in St Andrews which surveyed the health and wellbeing of 11,000 young people aged 11, 13 and 15 has determined that underage smoking, drinking and sex has gone down – but mental health problems amongst young girls are on the rise. The study examined emotional feelings and habits, family life, school, nutrition, […]
What with deadlines and a new-found independence of fending for yourself to contend with, university can be a stressful time. However, you might be facing a serious strain without even realising it. Student services at the University of Dundee identify some symptoms to look out for: Physical symptoms include constant tiredness, feeling faint or like […]