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Dealing with Stress in Six Simple Steps

Dealing with Stress in Six Simple Steps

Dealing with stress at university can be hard, and it’s easy to let anxiety get the better of you. Here are six methods of mine to help you manage… Not to state the obvious here, but uni is stressful. Contending with new deadlines every couple of weeks, constant revision, internships and extra reading has become…

Opening Up About Mental Health

Opening Up About Mental Health

Talking about our mental health can feel like the hardest thing in the world, but no matter what your problem is, opening up to someone makes it feel easier to manage. How many times a week do you use the phrase “I’m fine”?  It is without doubt one of the biggest lies around, up there…

The Importance of Being Idle- Why Students Need Sleep

The Importance of Being Idle- Why Students Need Sleep

As students we’re used to working with minimal amounts of sleep, but it’s actually vital for productivity, and for your mental health… here’s how to get some. Picture the scene: it’s the day before a big exam. You’ve been in the library for seven hours straight and you’ve consumed twice as many cups of terrible…

What to do when Fresher’s cleaned out your Loan

What to do when Fresher's cleaned out your Loan

So you managed to survive your first term (just about) with nothing worse than a few mysterious bruises, a lost voice and the embarrassment of having drunk dialed every ex in your contact list. Now the work begins, and it’s time to start spending on things you actually need, like food. The only problem being…

Thinking about overthinking

Thinking about overthinking

Overanalysing situations and stressing ourselves out is a pretty common problem, but overthinking too much can be damaging to your mental health. Here’s how to manage it… I overthink everything. What to say, what not to say, what I should’ve said and what I didn’t. Do I go to that party? Who’ll be there? Was…