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My Peak District Holiday

My Peak District Holiday

Schooooool’s out forrrrr summer (sing it with me). So we’re in August! And by this stage, a lot of us are winding down after a long year of study, study, study, typing up assignments, revising for exams, feeling drained from seeing floods of university papers […]

Mum and daughter time: girl’s weekend

Mum and daughter time: girl’s weekend

Leaving home at 17 and moving to another country alone taught me a lot. First of all the friendships, or should I write the ‘friendships’? It’s when you are away that you start to understand who is genuinely there for you and cares about you. […]

How I spent Reading Week

How I spent Reading Week

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and are settling back into things after Reading Week. During Reading Week, I went home and took a bit of time to relax due to feeling rather stressed and overwhelmed with the past few weeks. So I thought […]

How I spent my reading week

How I spent my reading week

Hi everyone! I hope you are well and had a nice week off. Looking back on past reading weeks, I have found each year they mean something different. In my first year, reading week was about going home to see family and friends and tell […]

Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

Hi everybody! I hope you are well and enjoying eating lots of Easter eggs! For this week’s blog post I wanted to chat to you about stress.  April is Stress Awareness Month, and I think it is something we all get or suffer from at […]

Making the most of the Easter holidays

Making the most of the Easter holidays

Hello everyone! The holidays are here! I know I have been looking forward to this break for a few weeks now, and cannot wait to go home. I thought I’d write this blog post today to help you think about the best way to make […]

Lush bath bombs I’ve been loving

Lush bath bombs I’ve been loving

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well and have had a good week! These past two months of 2018 have been challenging for me, and I’m sure I will tell you more about this soon.  But one thing I’ve discovered during this time is […]

Relaxation tips

Relaxation tips

Hi everyone! This week, I wanted to stick to the theme of looking after yourself and do a spin off from my previous post and write to you about relaxation. I believe setting aside a few minutes to relax is a key element of looking […]

Things to do over reading week

Things to do over reading week

Hi everyone! I hope you are all well. For this week’s blog, I thought I would give you tips on how to spend reading week wisely.  For those of you who don’t know, reading week is essentially a whole week off uni where lecturers strongly […]