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Going Home for Christmas: How to Keep Yourself Sane

Going Home for Christmas: How to Keep Yourself Sane

Going home for Christmas after your first term at uni (or any time, really,) is always going to feel weird, and if you’re anything like me you’re probably bored stupid. Here’s how to keep yourself sane… In theory, the Christmas holidays seem idyllic: deadlines are finished; home cooked food; all your washing done for you… perfect, […]

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 […]