Digital

Delete Online Abuse

We know that online abuse is a big issue being discussed within our support community. In fact, 40% of you tell us that you’ve experienced it at some point. In fact, during the pandemic alone, we found that some forms of online hate speech had increased by almost 2,000%. Sadly, the issue is growing and

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Is Gaming Bad for Your Mental Health?

You’ve probably heard this a lot from your parents or teachers, the idea that gaming is bad for your mental health. Well we’ve debunked some myths about gaming, and this is a pretty big one. So how can it be good for you? Read on to find out more. How can gaming be positive for

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What Is In-Game Abuse?

Sometimes, it can be hard to tell if someone is just having a bit of banter with us, or if they have a more insidious motive. Bullying in an online game is a lot more common than you might think, and knowing what to do about it can be difficult. So what are the signs

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Staying Safe Whilst Gaming

One of the best things about online gaming is being able to do it with people all over the world. Meeting people through games can be really rewarding, as there is a guarantee you have at least a few things in common with them, and it’s good to have people to play with that you’ve

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7 Steps to Being a Better Gamer

Probably everyone at some point has thought about the possibility of making money from gaming at some point in their life. Maybe it was when you were 10 and mastering your Game Boy, or maybe you are deep watching Twitch streams every day after class now. If you game frequently though, you know there are

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What Do I Do If Someone Threatens to Leak My Nudes?

We know just how fear-inducing this moment is, and that your anxiety must be at an all time high. So here’s what you can do if someone has leaked your nudes photos online. Remember that you are not alone. We know from our research that many young people across the country fear having their nudes

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How To Get A Better Gaming Mindset

Gaming can be one of the most fun ways to spend your time, from playing big missions with your mates to taking on final bosses solo. But sometimes a game can be a bit too tricky and you feel like you can’t get past that super hard level. To help you out, we’ve come up

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7 Ways to Find A Healthy Gaming-Life Balance

We all enjoy a good gaming session late into the night, trying to complete a level, raid a dungeon or rank up in a MOBA. But spending your time gaming instead of other aspects of life could make you struggle to spend time on the more ‘boring’ things like chores and tidying, Whilst also overlooking

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9 Things to Think About Before Posting Something Negative Online

When shade can be thrown in any comments section, and subtweeting someone seems to be the only way to get stuff off your chest, it can seem like being negative online is a pretty common thing. The thing is, a lot of people don’t realise that the kind of negativity that they take part in

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How to Avoid Burnout

There’s nothing worse than feeling like all your creativity and productivity has been sucked dry. Hitting ‘The Wall’ at work or when you’re studying is one thing, but facing absolute burnout when it comes to your own creative passions, side projects and hobbies is quite another. What you need to do is learn to hit

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