Life at UCB through the eyes of our student bloggers

Tag: Happy life

Loneliness

Loneliness

We’re at week seven of term now, halloween and bonfire night are over and so you may have started thinking about Christmas. For me, this is often the point in term where I start to feel a bit homesick. I remember in first year I […]

The importance of self-care

The importance of self-care

A couple of weeks ago it was World Mental Health Day. According to this YouGov poll, one in four students suffer from mental health problems. I thought I would write this post to talk about why I think taking time out to look after yourself […]

Netflix Top 10 Watch List

Netflix Top 10 Watch List

So you’re probably all thinking, why on earth is she encouraging us to watch TV instead of studying? But I strongly believe in balance and giving yourself time in the day to just relax. For me, that’s in the evening when I get home from uni. […]

Confidence

Confidence

Hello, everyone! I hope you are well and have enjoyed your reading week more than ever. I’ve spent my reading week in Loughborough and although I’d love to explore this beautiful town, I’ve been drowning in work. There are so many assignments to complete and […]

Hello, My Name is Anxiety

Hello, My Name is Anxiety

I have been deliberating all week about making this post, I have left it till the very last minute  going back and forth trying to decide whether to publish it. This is because I am going to talk about mental health. As it was World Mental Health Day on Monday  […]

It Doesn’t Cost Anything to be Kind.

It Doesn’t Cost Anything to be Kind.

Hello guys! I hope you’re all well and feeling more amazing than ever. This week I decided to focus my blog post on dealing with negative people. Lately I have had experiences where I’ve felt completely helpless trying to explain myself to people who have the […]

The Happiness Formula

The Happiness Formula

Image copyright to Sylvia Duckworth, flickr.com/photos/sylviaduckworth This week I found this image whilst flicking through Instagram and it made me think, if I adapt my way of thinking and way of living surely this would be the key to happiness. I wouldn’t necessarily say that […]

Winter Break

Winter Break

This time next week, most of us will enjoy a huge sigh of relief, having submitted our final assignments for the semester – woooo! Then the party season can really start! Because we only have 12 weeks in the semester, students are incredibly lucky to have […]

A Healthy Mentality?

A Healthy Mentality?

We’re now almost halfway into the semester… already!  I’ve seen a few stressed faces walking around UCB this week, most likely due to deadline clouds lingering in the air.  It was also World Mental Health Day last Saturday, which got me thinking about anxiety (one of the prominent […]