Media are often guilty of treating athletes like they are programmed to win, however, the story that dominated the Tokyo Olympics was not about success at all costs but, rather, how this attitude can impact the wellbeing and mental health of athletes.
An exploration of tennis champion Naomi Osaka’s withdrawal from the French Open after her refusal to participate with the press due to her mental health.
Placing a bet can make any football game more exciting. Money always has and always will be something that we are all drawn to, so the opportunity to pocket some ‘easy cash’ is not usually turned down by regular gamblers.
A student’s account of her healthcare experience, feeling neglected and living in daily pain while awaiting treatment.
A writer reflects on how taking a stand could change the path of someone’s life.
@olliegmonk interviews Dr. Michelle O’Reilly to find out more about doomscrolling and its impact on mental health.
When people talk about their mental health, I never claim I have anxiety because I feel like I don’t suffer like some people do. But I do.
Meditation is not an end goal; it is about being present.
As I’m sure you’re all aware by now, SU Executive Officer elections are very much underway. As part of LSM’s election coverage, I spoke to the two running candidates for Wellbeing – Karli Wargner and Millie Loader – about their manifestos and aspirations for the next year if elected.
Louise Manley, leader of UoL rent strike, speaks about their ongoing campaign calling on the university to treat students fairly, and put well-being before profit.
A look into a first year’s experience of semester one and what led them to the decision to leave halls.
In Leicester, where higher COVID-19 restrictions have not been lifted for more than 150 days, I discuss my experiences of living and studying in the city.
A generation of young people with poor mental health has been produced, and the statistics speak for themselves.
This article explores the need for World Mental Health Day and challenges governmental and societal attitudes to mental health in the UK.
An insight into a first-year student’s experience of Freshers Week and the potentially harmful impact on students’ mental health during this time.