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

Movember: health also includes mental health

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The month of Movember is now coming to an end, but this blog does not want to say goodbye without focussing on one aspect of our health which, although it may not be as grave as cancer, does affect millions of people all over the world.

It is not for nothing that the Movember platform, as part of its commitment to raise awareness about everyone’s health, advises all men to “stay mentally well”. Having good mental health and a positive attitude can play a key role in fighting any disease. Gender and mental health According to the World Health Organization (WHO), gender is a factor that has a decisive influence on mental health and on the development of different diseases. The type of mental health problem we may run the risk of having will depend on whether we are male or female. The problem is that, to Read more