Mental health


Sad about SAD?

While some enjoy crisp winter mornings, snow angels and early nights in front of open fires, others are gripped by the bleak darkness of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). For city slickers and country folk alike, our lifestyle changes with the seasons. Most of us do not have to pickle vegetables […]


Sugar highs and serotonin lows by Lola Renton 1

Most of us have experienced the typical three o’clock slump.  You are sitting in the office feeling irritated, moody and tired whilst staring at the biscuit tin in hope of salvation. You know that this tempting piece of sugary heaven does not do you any favours, but just the thought […]


Fast food and the fast route to depression

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘you are what you eat’ and the majority of us are familiar with the fact that so-called ‘junk food’ can have a major influence on our health, both short and long term. According to a recent study from Spain, this goes further than influencing susceptibility […]