DOES GAMING ADDICTION EXIST?

Excessive gaming has recently sparked concern amongst many groups of individuals and there is talk as to whether it can be seen as a serious issue all over the world. Anne Fiskaali, a Psychologist from Denmark, an expert in gaming and esports, believes it is important to understand the effects of gaming before labelling it addiction. She said: “There are different layers to it, and … Continue reading DOES GAMING ADDICTION EXIST?

Demi Lovato Comes Out As Non-binary

Famous American singer, Demi Lovato, has just came out as nonbinary. The 28-year-old took to Twitter yesterday with a video announcing the news. Demi has also changed their pronouns to ‘they’ and ‘them’. They said: “Over the past year and a half I’ve been doing some healing and self-reflecting work, and through this work I’ve had the revelation that I identify as non-binary. I feel … Continue reading Demi Lovato Comes Out As Non-binary

Smoking Ban Threatens Pubs

Shops, pubs and restaurants all start to re-open as we start to gain some normality after over a year of uncertainty, but people still have some fears. Even with these re-openings, certain restrictions remain in place. One that could be a problem for pubs is the ban on drinking alcohol inside. Alcohol can be served outside until 10pm, however it is not the curfew that … Continue reading Smoking Ban Threatens Pubs

Male Gynecologists Are Disappearing: Is This a Triumph or Loss for Women?

Even in this day and age, the medical profession is a sector still dominated by men. However, there is one job that is slowly being taken over by women. The American Medical Association reports that 85% of gynecologists and obstetritians (ob/gyn) are now women, and men are slowly being pushed out of the ward. This discussion has been taken to Twitter where women shared their … Continue reading Male Gynecologists Are Disappearing: Is This a Triumph or Loss for Women?

Mood Squids- A Cute Trend Or A Useful Communication Tool?

A cute stuffed animal trend took the internet by storm in winter 2020 was little octopus toys you could turn inside out to make them appear happy or unhappy. The toy has been branded with different names including octoplushies, mood squids, moodpus and many others. The charm and joy that these toys bring is childlike but adorable, especially during current circumstances. With people of all … Continue reading Mood Squids- A Cute Trend Or A Useful Communication Tool?

Student Neglect Leads to Student Suicides – The Decade Long University Crisis.

Over the last two decades there has been a looming university crisis with regards to student’s mental wellbeing. Sadly this has meant there is an increase in the amount of suicides in UK universities over the last twenty years. According to the Office for National Statistics the year of July 2017 saw 95 student suicides which equated to one suicide every four days. This was … Continue reading Student Neglect Leads to Student Suicides – The Decade Long University Crisis.