Arachnophobia: Causes And Treatments

Quite simply, someone that suffers from arachnophobia suffers from a fear of spiders. This is a hugely common phobia, and it is believed that around one-third of the population of the world suffers from this condition. It is also an extremely old phobia with the name deriving from Ancient Greek. There is an ancient Greek … Continue Reading

Paranoia: Dealing With The Condition And Finding A Solution

While there will be many occasions in life when people feel slightly paranoid, there are some people whose lives are blighted by paranoia. Paranoia is where you think and feel that you are at risk or under threat, even if there is not much evidence to suggest that you are. Paranoia is usually classed as … Continue Reading

Digital Detox – DMU

DMU – taking a break from social media This month, De Montfort University in Leicester took a bold – but kind of cool – move.  Between 16th and 21st January, DMU made the decision to take a break from all of its usual social media channels.  Why?  To encourage its staff and students to follow … Continue Reading

The Bucket List

So, I’ve always had a fascination with the idea of a bucket list. Although I took a lot of inspiration from others, I would sometimes see others and think ‘wow that’s on my bucket list too” even though I had never actually written the list out. One day eating Pierogi of all things (a Polish … Continue Reading

Alcohol or Drug Abuse Can Impact On Students And Young Adults

Being a young adult is an interesting, exciting and challenging time of life. It is important that youngsters develop and socialise but there are many pressures and temptations in the life of a young adult. Therefore, it is important to be aware that alcohol or drug abuse can impact students and young adults. Common symptoms … Continue Reading