‘Early risers are less likely to develop mental health problems’
February 1, 2019
A new study suggests that being genetically prone to wake up early could lead to ‘greater well-being and a lower risk of schizophrenia and depression,’ the Metro reports.
Professor Mike Weedon, who led the research, said: ‘The large number of people in our study means we have provided the strongest evidence to date that ‘night owls’ are at higher risk of mental health problems, such as schizophrenia and lower mental well-being, although further studies are needed to fully understand this link.’
CEOs should embrace their mental health problems
UKCP Chief Executive, Sarah Niblock, explores the benefits of embracing your emotions in an article for Real Business.
She writes: ‘Making time – as little as an hour per week – for deep self-reflection and honest dialogue will make a massive impact on the overall success of your organization by unlocking your potential.’
Could universities be doing more to support students studying abroad?
According to Cosmopolitan UK, 15,000 students study abroad through Erasmus schemes. Add to this that one in four British students experience mental health problems, it is unsurprising that students are struggling aboard when they are away from family and support.
Some UK Universities are now putting in measures to better support the mental health of their students, including those studying abroad.
Smarter paths to unlocking transformation
Psychotherapy can help unlock new perspectives and insights that can help your organisation flourish, says Prof Sarah Niblock, CEO of the UKCP.