A letter to my Children

I’m writing this letter sat at my desk while you watch your dad cook our usual Sunday roast. Sebastian you are 3, Ophelia you are 2 and Rosalie you are 1. Life for us, right now, is good. It’s by no means perfect and there’s lots of changes in the […]

19 Lessons I’ve Learned in 2019

It’s shocking to think that 2019 has come to an end. This year has flown by and it doesn’t even feel like we’ve just seen the end of Christmas. 2019 has been a fairly difficult year all round, and I certainly feel as though my anxiety has taken a bit […]

How to re-think new year weight loss messaging

It’s not even Christmas yet, but already the ‘new year, new you’ messages are blaring everywhere we turn. ‘Have you overindulged this Christmas?’ ‘Feeling the bulge this January??’ There’s even a ‘drop a dress size’ weight loss board positioned strategically next to the festive food and drink offers outside my […]

Five of My Favourite Reads From 2019

Amy Jackson

I got back into reading a few years ago, and I found that it’s been really effective in helping me with my anxiety. I find that if I’m in an endless anxiety spiral, picking up a book is actually super helpful. It means I have to focus on what I’m […]

My Guide To Dealing With Homesickness

Emily Carter

Moving away from home can be the biggest adventure of your life. Exploring a new city. Making new friends. Settling into a new routine. Everything about the new can be exciting. However, there’s another side of moving away that doesn’t get spoken about quite so much. I’m talking about homesickness. […]

Must-watch post-Christmas catch up TV

Jo Kingsley

I absolutely love all the specials that are on TV over Christmas and new year. They’re usually some of the best programmes of the entire year, because the juiciest stories and highest budgets are saved for exactly this time: the most highly anticipated slots with the biggest viewing figures. But […]

Declutter Your Life in The New Year

Joseph Meyer

The word clutter what does that word recall, if anything in my mind it brings other words like mess, trash and hording for some reason. I must admit ever since a young age I have always been a saver of almost everything from books, school papers, report cards, Birthday cards, […]

When Depression Takes Hold While in Uni

Joseph Meyer

Depression is one of those terms that can mean a lot to different people as there several severities of depression. For someone like myself who has suffered in the past especially during my University years it was particularly difficult. Being that may students will soon be coming back from Holiday […]

My New Years Resolutions

Gayleen Hodson

2020 is here! I love that a New Year can mark a fresh start. So, for my fresh start I like to set New Years resolutions. Now I have 80% of my resolutions that I usually fail with, but let’s hope I can turn it around this year. So, what […]

Why I’ve given up on New Years resolutions

Emily Carter

Get more organised. Eat healthier. Buy a gym membership and actually go. Read for pleasure more. Every January 1st we set ourselves goals like these and by January 14th (or there abouts) we’ve already given up on them. That’s part of the reason why I’ve given up on New Years […]

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