The impact of praise on mental health

Pressures at school Like many others, I spent my childhood wanting to succeed in life. I wasn't the most popular, sporty or romantically 'targeted' (!) at school, but I was hard working and could perform well in tests and exams. I recognised that achieving well academically earned me a great deal of praise from the outside world, … Continue reading The impact of praise on mental health

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Stressed out students

  Turned on my TV this morning and was surprised to hear talk of mental health! The BBC was discussing the rise of stress, anxiety and depression amongst university students (you can read the article here). Firstly, again I am so pleased with how often I hear mental health being discussed in the media nowadays. … Continue reading Stressed out students