Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Category: Mind Body & Soul

International Day of Persons With Disabilities, 3 December

International Day of Persons With Disabilities, 3 December

Hey everyone, It’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities this week (3 December), so I thought it’d be a good day to share some knowledge with you based on my research so that we can all shift our awareness and mark this day together! The […]

The most powerful law in the Universe?!

The most powerful law in the Universe?!

I have recently watched a movie called The Secret, which is actually based on the book by Rhonda Bryne. The movie talks about the secret to success and to a happy life, and the secret is THE LAW OF ATTRACTION. The Law of Attraction is […]

Life update

Life update

Hellooo everyone! 🙂 This week, I want to give you lot a little update on how I am doing and what’s been going on lately in my life. As most of you know, I’m a final year student, and let me tell all of you […]

Let’s avoid the winter blues!

Let’s avoid the winter blues!

Hello again! Have you ever noticed that during the winter months you feel a lot lower? More depressed? Or that you just tend to struggle a bit more? This is normally the way SAD affects people, however a few experience feeling low during the summer […]

Why are the days so slow and the months too quick?

Why are the days so slow and the months too quick?

Wasted Time 10k in 48 minutes, bake for 25 minutes, 22  minutes per episode, 2 hour lecture, quick five minute chat, 2 weeks until deadline. What do theses all have in common? Well to me they all don’t mean anything at all. 5 minutes, 20 […]

The importance of being a self-motivated person

The importance of being a self-motivated person

Heya! I am back with another post, and this week I would like to talk about motivation. Motivation is a feeling that comes naturally to some of us but one that unfortunately some people lack, which can have future consequences if you cannot find it […]

Need company in lockdown?

Need company in lockdown?

Hello again! I am currently in Tenerife doing volunteer work for The Fair Earth Foundation, and one of my activities is to do dog walking at the local rescue centre called K9. They have so many lovely dogs and cats that need a home and […]

Walks in Birmingham

Walks in Birmingham

The second lockdown has started and even though we already know what to expect after the first lockdown we saw in April, I thought it would be good to give you some ideas on where to go for a walk other than the city centre! […]

Why this lockdown is better than the last… (hopefully)

Why this lockdown is better than the last… (hopefully)

In March, all of our lives suddenly got turned upside down. My life previously revolved around me studying with my friends at uni, going to gigs at the weekends, rock climbing in the evenings and visiting my family in town across the UK. Then suddenly […]

Am I just throwing towels and running around barefoot?

Am I just throwing towels and running around barefoot?

Water everywhere, steam filling up the room and a hissing noise that wouldn’t stop. That was my Sunday night. I came into my house, washed my hands and started making fajitas. Just as I was frying the onion I could hear a strange hissing noise […]