Is it just the Winter Blues??

With the cold weather, rain and less light hours in our day, many of us feel a sense of gloom at times during winter. Unfortunately for some, this is more than a passing mood. Seasonal affective disorder(SAD) refers to clinical depression that is connected with season changes and is also referred toto as ‘winter depression’ and ‘seasonal’ depression. SAD begins …

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Coping with exam stress

With exam time just a few months away many students are already feeling the pressure to succeed. Year 12 exams for many young adults are the most stressful time of their lives so far. Dealing with pressure to succeed, university entrance and making some big life decisions can really test students’ coping skills. Learning some key stress management techniques which …