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Tag: Love yourself

Five tips to cope with stress and get those assignments done

Five tips to cope with stress and get those assignments done

So being on my third week of the semester now, I can definitely say the second year will not be an easy task. I’ll be honest with you, I’ve noticed a huge difference between the standards of the first year to this year. However, I […]

How to beat the January blues

How to beat the January blues

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a lovely break. During my break, I took some time out for me. As students, we tend to be so focused on uni work, part-time jobs, keeping up a social life and seeing family that everything can get […]

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. […]

You do You

You do You

Uni for me has been a funny old experience. I haven’t had the stereotypical uni experience and it has been extremely difficult at times! I was discussing with my lecturer the other day how much life changing uni is. She stated how she thinks sometimes lecturers […]

Mirror Image

Mirror Image

Am I ugly today? I ask this to my friend a lot recently. She rolls her eyes at me and politely tells me to shut up. She doesn’t know that I say this to myself all the time. Most mornings I scrutinise my body, clothes […]

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  […]

Positive Minds

Positive Minds

I was waiting for a late afternoon class on Tuesday, browsing through my Twitter feed when it happened. My head started spinning, my heart began racing and it felt as if the walls were closing in. Considering I don’t drink alcohol this was the closest […]

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 […]