During the season to be jolly, but there’s also a huge amount of pressure around being happy. The advertisements show people beaming, social media exclaims how many ‘sleeps’ are left until the 25th and every time you turn on the radio you’re greeted with merry festive songs. Read more
Travelling to destinations far and wide, exploring new places and going on holiday is often a means for many to recharge, escape the humdrum of everyday life and experience new places and things, but just as you should look after your physical health and take into account how travelling could affect you when you have a medical condition like cancer, you also have to think about how going on your long-awaited trip could affect your mental health, especially if you have conditions like anxiety or depression.
From World Mental Health Day trending on Twitter on the 10th October, to William and Kate announcing their support for mental health charity Mind, and Jeremy Corbyn appointing England’s first ever Minister for Mental Health, the topic has got people talking. Read more