Spring SADness

Lady gazing out of the window suffering from depression

Seasons come and go and there is so much to enjoy about each of them in their own special way. However, for some of us the change of seasons can have a heavy impact on our state-of-mind and it is important to understand what is going on if you’re feeling a tad…off.

The arrival of the spring can have a heavy bearing on many and has even caused a spike in depression diagnosis and suicide rates[1]. It seems cruelly ironic that spring is one of the most beautiful and cheerful seasons, representing life and the eventual arrival of summer. Seasonal affective disorder, also known as SAD, is a real issue affecting thousands of people all over the world. This disorder can be especially difficult to deal with during spring because while everyone seems to be enjoying the warmer weather and new sprouting trees and flowers, a person suffering from SAD can feel extremely Read more

Technology: A Concentration Slayer

Our life through a screen and its effects on concentration

Technology is an incredible thing with undeniable benefits for our society. Practically unlimited access to information and real-time news has made the world a smaller place, but many experts believe that technology is also a major concentration killer.

Technology is an incredible thing with undeniable benefits for our society. Practically unlimited access to information and real-time news has made the world a smaller place, but many experts believe that technology is also a major concentration killer. An enormous part of our population conducts many aspects of their life via a screen. We use computers during our “9 to 5” working life, we seek out entertainment via screens in all shapes and sizes; to socialise, to plan a holiday, to learn and sometimes even to find a partner. Web MD defines ADHD as “a chronic condition marked by persistent inattention, hyperactivity, Read more