Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Mind Body & Soul

Symbolism around the world

Symbolism around the world

Hello again! Since I’ve been in Tenerife, I have taken on a Global Citizenship Project which partly involves me teaching children about environmental problems, society issues, general knowledge of their local wildlife and history of the planet and inhabitants. One of the topics I am […]

Five Ways to Manage Post-Lockdown Anxiety

Five Ways to Manage Post-Lockdown Anxiety

Hey everyone. How are you doing? So, today, I wanted to discuss post-lockdown anxiety because it’s a real thing and I thought it would be a good idea to share some of the ways I feel it can be managed. A few weeks ago, I took my children […]

Sustainable Tourism Activities in Tenerife

Sustainable Tourism Activities in Tenerife

Hello again! If you have been reading my previous blogs you will know that I am working in Tenerife for the next 2 months as a volunteer. What is sustainable tourism? Sustainable tourism is the idea of travelling to a country as a tourist and […]

Virtual Volunteering

Virtual Volunteering

Hello again 🙂 By the time you read this, I will be in Tenerife starting my 2-month volunteering placement journey. I have to be honest, I am quite anxious to be flying during the coronavirus pandemic and to be going away for 2 months is […]

Favourite healthcare routines and products

Favourite healthcare routines and products

Hello ☺️ I hope you’re staying safe! Have you been sticking to a routine during lockdown? Having some sort of routine is important for your mental health and will allow you to dedicate time to the most important things. Self care is one of the […]

Wildlife in the UK

Wildlife in the UK

Hello again! 🙂 I hope you’re enjoying the lovely weather lately! A lot of people have really got back in touch with nature throughout this lockdown by going for daily walks, whether it be around a local reservoir, through a park or a forest. The […]

The Best Parks in Birmingham

The Best Parks in Birmingham

Hey everyone. I hope you’re all staying safe, it seems to be working so let’s keep it up! As I mentioned in a previous post, it is National Walking Month this May. All right, I haven’t been walking all day every day, but I’ve been getting in my […]

Feeling More and Worrying Less

Feeling More and Worrying Less

Hello, Hello, Hello, everyone!!! I hope you are all well! One day more is one day less. I am sure this situation is coming to an end soon. I also hope that you are not stressing too much with assignments or exams. It’s the last […]

Are you ready to go back to the normal everyday life?

Are you ready to go back to the normal everyday life?

Hello again, I hope you’re staying safe! 🙂 The UK has been in “lockdown” for eight weeks now (although it hasn’t been properly enforced compared to other countries). Are you ready to go back to a normal lifestyle? Do you feel like the world is […]

Just Keep Swimming

Just Keep Swimming

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!! How are you? I hope you and your family are all staying well. Today I would like to discuss my daily routine during the lockdown – although I think it’s not just me who has found this situation a bit challenging. […]