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Tag: Inspiration

Eating Seasonal In October

Eating Seasonal In October

Eating food in season is one of the most effective ways to reduce waste, energy and cost in your regular shop. By keeping track of what foods to look out for this month, you can keep your diet fresh, eat vegetables when they taste their […]

Birmingham – more than just the second biggest UK city!

Birmingham – more than just the second biggest UK city!

The UK’s second biggest city certainly has a lot to offer with its huge retail centres, nightlife and plentiful green spaces. If you have read my first blog post, you might remember that one of my things to advise my first year self was to […]

Things I would advise my first year self

Things I would advise my first year self

Are you just starting uni and you feel overwhelmed and scared by the new beginnings? When I just moved to the UK and was about to start university, I didn’t know what to expect or how to prepare for what was the biggest step I’ve […]

International Day of Happiness

International Day of Happiness

Hello, hello, hello, everyone!!! I hope you are well and staying calm in these hard days. Today I would like to raise awareness of the International Day of Happiness, which was last Friday (20 March). This day focuses on three purposes, which are: “Keep Calm, Stay […]

Try Something New

Try Something New

Hey everyone, February came around quickly, didn’t it?! It just shows that time really does fly by and this ties in nicely to what I want to talk about today. I recently read an article about a full-time single mother who went to university at the […]

Hints to make you happy!!!

Hints to make you happy!!!

Hello, hello, hellooo, everyone!!!! I hope you are good and looking forward to the Christmas break. I think everyone needs it. Disconnect and enjoy a bit of time for yourselves. Well this week I am going to give you some hints that keep me happy. […]

Up to much this Reading Week?

Up to much this Reading Week?

Hi everyone. How’s Reading Week going for you? To be honest, I can’t believe that it’s almost over! It’s not like I’m getting loads of time off but I do look forward to even one week of no lectures or classes. So, what have you […]

Magical Experience

Magical Experience

Hello, hello, hello everyone! How are you feeling today? I hope you are in control and well organised for your assignments, as this will allow you to keep a healthy mindset. I hope you found last week’s post on ‘Tips and Tricks for Choosing your Everyday […]

Winter is coming

Winter is coming

Hello people, Recently the weather has been quite wet and cold. Hopefully this post is not too late!  I want to suggest some of the places to buy wet weather essentials in the city centre. In the coming months, the winds can get quite strong. […]

World Mental Health Day and Student Suicide Prevention

World Mental Health Day and Student Suicide Prevention

Hey everyone, I hope you’re enjoying your course. I’m just a couple of weeks into my course and it’s looking good so far! We were given the information booklet about the course content and units and I immediately started to dread the assignment work that is heading my way. It’s yet […]