anxiety

Dating with anxiety

I have always been an anxious person, a constant worrier, and while I know that my anxiety is very minimal compared with that of many people, I still find that it can have a huge effect on my social life and relationships. Before dates, even fifth or sixth dates when I’ve gotten to know someone […]

The lonely heart: loneliness and isolation at university

Increasingly, loneliness is becoming an issue on university campuses and in Britain more generally. With overall loneliness comes a feeling of alienation, which can lead to more serious problems, both mental and physical. According to Psychology Today, lonely people are at a greater risk of depression, alcoholism, higher stress and anxiety levels, and often sleep […]