Getting a Pay Rise may be Bad for your Health
Getting a Pay Rise may be Bad for your Health. Recently released statistics of drinking habits in the U.K. reveal several interesting trends about adult alcohol consumption and how habits have changed since 2005 among those aged 16 and over. According to the May 2018 report by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), salary, age, location and
The dangers of addiction to social media
Conspiracy to Confession: A Behind-the-Scenes Investigation Uncovers Social Media’s Deliberately Addictive Design In most eyes, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat are seen as a positive addition to our lives. They allow us to stay in touch with friends, reconnect with old colleagues, share funny stories, pictures and videos; and keep up with the latest trends. It all
the legalisation of cannabis
The Legalisation of Cannabis On Friday July 6th, a private members bill introduced by Paul Flynn, MP for Newport West  – the Legalisation of Cannabis (Medicinal Purposes) Bill, will receive its second reading. It is hoped that this will bring relief to thousands of sick people in the UK by legalising the use of cannabis for medical
Tripping On The Magic Carpet How the internet lures the young into addiction
“This is for everyone” proclaims the plaque put up in East Sheen, London SW14, to celebrate the invention of the internet by Sir Tim Berners-Lee. It is Sir Tim’s local parish. Almost thirty years after this world changing moment, the reality is not quite so noble. The words “Free-for-all” might define things better. There has always been
Fortnite gaming addiction
A dystopian world and a world-wide broadcasted death match. One hundred players stranded on an island; only one will survive. This is not the plot of the latest Hunger Games movie – this is Fortnite. Developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly, this survival game has swept the world and has made many people, especially kids,
cryptocurrency addiction - behaviour and treatment
Cryptocurrency Addiction – the Behaviour and the Treatment By Chris Burn You’re sitting alone in a small, gloomy room. In front of you is a small screen where numbers, charts and small news items appear in an endless stream. You’ve been looking at the screen for twelve hours and your eyes are hurting. You’re feeling tired and
How to Have Fun Sober
How to Have Fun Sober Sobriety is a lot of work. You have to go to meetings and therapy. You have to work the steps. You have to try to make healthy lifestyle changes like eating better and exercising. On top of all that, you probably have the same work and family obligations you’ve always had. It’s