Diary Entry – November 27th, 2019 (What to do?)

Joseph Huang

It seems I haven’t settled on a particular set of topics or things that I want to write about in these blogs. All the better as I’m having a blast exploring the different avenues. So, what’s this diary entry about? Over the past two months, I’ve been seriously considering changing […]

Holiday Treats or Defeats?

Cookies, candy, and treats galore! It’s the holiday season and while you are comfortable with your body right now the worries of what the holidays will do to it are starting to make you wonder if you have something to worry about.  So what do you do? How do you […]

Uni Chats, End Of Term Slump

Guys. December is almost here. It’s so close I can almost touch it!!! Yet, I’ve still got 4 essay deadlines, presentations, lecture notes, blog deadlines, applications to send, housing contract to sign, seminar prep all left to do! I’ve got 14 days left of this term, 2 weeks today I’ll […]

Preparing For The Holidays, Are you Stressed Yet?

Joseph Meyer

Oh, there’s nothing like the holiday’s, a time of thanksgiving, joy and the occasional family argument over the dinner table. For some of us the holidays are not the most joyous times they can often be the most stressful times. Growing up I have had countless bad holidays where I […]

Top Tips for being more Mindful

Being mindful means bringing your complete attention into ‘the moment’. Being more present within your environment, thoughts and feelings without judgement and without trying to change too much. Just acknowledge it and accept those thoughts and feelings. It is said that practising mindfulness has many benefits including, increased empathy and […]

Meditation #Fail #Fail #Success!

Meditation: A practice where an individual uses a technique – such as mindfulness, or focusing their mind on a particular object, thought or activity – to train attention and awareness, and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm state.[1] I’ve heard a lot about meditation…. And yet I still didn’t […]

How do you help the helpless?

Eleanor Hall

Everyone will undoubtedly have to help someone who is struggling at one point in their life, whether that be from a serious illness, mental or physical, or even someone who is simply going through a hard time in a stage of their life. However, sometimes it can be seriously difficult […]

How to eat healthily at Uni

There’s no denying that healthy eating as a student can be tough. You have limited money, limited cupboard/fridge space, a shared kitchen – and you might not have the most comprehensive cookery skills just yet. But, as I mentioned in a previous post, eating healthily is one of the most […]

The Art of Cooking

When I was at University I realised how important cooking was, until then I had gone by thanks to my lovely mum who had always prepared every meal for me and my family and I never really picked up a wooden spoon in my life. When I went off to […]

let’s talk, periods

Period, a word that makes both men and women shudder. For YEARS I have been completely bewildered by the taboo subjects of periods. Women bleed every single month for roughly around 40 years. That’s a big old chunk of time, so why are we struggling to speak openly about periods? […]

The Power of Vulnerability

Vulnerability has been coming up in every single area of my life recently. No matter where I am, people are talking about being vulnerable. It’s made me really have to stop and reconsider the power of vulnerability. I used to think that vulnerability was a weakness I never wanted to […]

My Top 10 Advent Activities.

Christmas is my favourite time of year. I love to get involved in all things festive in the lead up to Christmas Day to make sure that I am in the Christmas spirit. It helps now that I have children, because it is truly the most amazing thing watching their […]

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