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 […]

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 […]

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? […]

Bottoms Up!

If you are like me, countless doctors and people that have told you this year and years past that you need to drink more water.  And sometimes it’s easy to get on a great streak of drinking it. It’s then that I see what all the talk is about… What […]

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 […]

27 Lessons

Amy Jackson

Today I’m sharing a post that I wrote earlier this year on my 27th birthday. It’s one of my favourite posts that I’ve written in my last year of blogging – I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it. It’s a list of 27 things […]

Positivity for the win!

Paul Madassery

Positivity is underrated, having a positive attitude can really shape your outlook of what is around you and it can have a massive impact on people that are close to you even without you realising that. Some people are naturally positive, while others seem to always see the glass half-empty. […]

Students and Eating Disorders.

Chloe Faulkner

I’m not a teacher, nor have I ever had the desire to become one. Even the thought of one day being a lecturer at a local university sends my stomach into flips. It’s not that I hate the idea of teaching, it’s all the responsibility that comes with it. This is especially true in regards to the responsibility surrounding mental health.

It’s The Small Things

I’m not going to lie, this week has been a ridiculously hard one. It’s been a “kick you in the crotch, spit on your neck fantastic” kind of week- to quote Rachel Green. In all honesty, there’s been a number of times that I wanted to quit, just give up […]

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