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Tag: mental health

How to take care of mental health

How to take care of mental health

Hiya! A theme that is never discussed enough is mental health, especially our own mental health! Honestly, lately I have been struggling with it and I am trying my best to recover, but it is not easy at all, and I hope that someday I […]

The Winter Blues

The Winter Blues

When winter comes around, the evenings are dark, it’s cold and the weather is usually miserable. For a lot of people, this can make them feel low. This is often referred to as ‘The Winter Blues’ or ‘Seasonal Depression’. Of course, for most people, it’s […]

Missing Home?

Missing Home?

Once the excitement of freshers is over and you’re settled into your lectures, it’s completely normal to feel a bit homesick or lonely. There’s much less going on all of a sudden and you’re likely to be alone in your room more than you have […]

Learning how to say NO

Learning how to say NO

Hello everyone! 😄 Welcome back to a new post by me! This week’s topic is the art of learning how to say the word NO! We’ve all had those times where we really felt like saying no to someone but we just couldn’t, either because the person […]

Stressbusting with Audrey Tang – Part 3

Stressbusting with Audrey Tang – Part 3

Hello again! I hope you’re enjoying your week 🙂 My previous blogs discussed some useful tools which Audrey Tang suggested in her stressbusting session which I attended recently. There were also some guest speakers who gave some great advice, which I thought would also be […]

Stressbusting with Audrey Tang Part 2

Stressbusting with Audrey Tang Part 2

Hello again! Psychological stress requires psychological tools to beat it. If you read my last blog, I explained three useful tools to help you combat stress and today, I will give continue to explain a few more! Tool 4: Self care Audrey started off with […]

Stress Busting with Audrey Tang: Part 1

Stress Busting with Audrey Tang: Part 1

Hello again! How are you? Have you been enjoying the sunshine this last week? I certainly have! Last week I also attended an online session with Audrey Tang and some guest speakers who taught some really useful stress-busting tools so I thought I would share three […]

My year in lockdown

My year in lockdown

Hello again! So it’s been just over a year now since the beginning of lockdown! I cannot believe some of us have been stuck indoors throughout this whole time! Have you been at home the whole time? Or are you being the brave one going […]

Eco-therapy

Eco-therapy

Hello again! I think it’s important to talk about eco-therapy, seeing as we have all felt a little bit out of sorts since the start of lockdown. What is eco-therapy? Eco-therapy is an umbrella term used to describe various programmes which aim to improve physical and mental […]

Uprising Environmental Leadership Programme

Uprising Environmental Leadership Programme

Hello again! I hope you’ve been keeping busy during the lockdown. Whether it be exercising, baking, reading or even taking on a new course online! Have you ever heard of Uprising? They believe that young people are uniquely placed to change the world, therefore they provide […]