Herbal tea is made from leaves, seeds, roots or barks and extracted using hot water. The specific benefits from drinking herbal tea are from hydration and an element of aromatherapy (when plant based materials or oils are used for the purpose of changing a person's mood or wellbeing). Also a social element, - tea can … Continue reading Herbal teas and their health benefits.
I am no professional, no health expert or nutritionist but with the recent surge and popularity in health and fitness with many bloggers and "Instagram-famous individuals" promoting healthy meals, I thought I would take a similar approach. Whilst many recipes out there might be extremely good for you and use ingredients such as chia seeds and flax … Continue reading Healthy breakfast ideas for students.
When you’re a child at school, it is almost certain that those in your life whether it be your friends, your parents or even your school teachers will ask you “What do you want to do when you’re older?”. Most children reply with standard answers saying they want be a doctor, lawyer, an astronaut etc. … Continue reading The role of YouTubers in society today.
The power of media through multiple growing mediums has changed the way people are exposed to mental health issues and has influenced the opinions of others especially in developed societies. The media shapes the way we understand concepts around us and therefore for those who suffer from mental health; portrayals can often be negative and … Continue reading The influence of media on the public perception of mental health.
We live in a world where we have fast and direct access to all forms of media which can provide several divisions of information, one of which is celebrities and gossip. This is especially through platforms e.g. Twitter, Buzzfeed, Tumblr and Instagram. The power of the internet has stemmed the growth of one aspect of celebrity phenomenon, … Continue reading Fandoms and fangirling.
Cyberbullying is a form of bullying online in a repeated and forceful manner. With the increase in access to social media networks as well as a growth in smartphones, networking apps and tablets, this has become a profound problem targeting a wide demographic. A survey conducted over the last decade with 15,000 students concluded that … Continue reading Cyberbullying.
Self harm can be described as any physical response to an emotional pain which can turn to be addictive. With many people in the population internalising their issues due to the stigma they face, it is impossible to predict approximately how many are self harming today. According to Self Harm, UK, it is believed that … Continue reading The Butterfly Project.
Whether you start the day listening to your favourite song on the radio or listening to the news, in light of recent events, the world can seem to be a rather dark place. Amongst, all the hustle and bustle in the typical morning rush, it can be hard to take a deep breadth and just … Continue reading What is happiness and does it really matter?