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Tag: mental health

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 […]

Valuing your mental health in the middle of a pandemic

Valuing your mental health in the middle of a pandemic

Hey guys! On this week’s post I would like to talk about a sensitive topic that in my opinion has been affecting everyone to a certain degree in the past few months: mental health. As all of you know, we are facing rough times and […]

The Best Parks in Birmingham

The Best Parks in Birmingham

Hey everyone. I hope you’re all staying safe, it seems to be working so let’s keep it up! As I mentioned in a previous post, it is National Walking Month this May. All right, I haven’t been walking all day every day, but I’ve been getting in my […]