Category Archives: Mental Health

How to cope with homesickness at university

How to cope with homesickness at university

We’ve all been there, we’ve all had those moments where being at University and away from home gets too much. It’s totally normal. Even the strongest among us will feel it at some point. Homesickness hits different people at different times in their uni career; it could be during freshers or once you go back […]

Ten tips for taking care of your mental health

Ten tips for taking care of your mental health

1. Take care of your body “Healthy body, healthy mind” might sound like a bit of a cliche, but in general cliches are cliches for a reason – they’re true. Taking care of your mental health means taking care of your physical health, too. Eating healthily, getting enough sleep, drinking plenty of water, exercising (praise […]

Lies your depression tells you

Lies your depression tells you

Full disclosure: depression is a d**k. It’s a nagging voice in the back of your head telling you the scariest things it can come up with. Things you don’t want to hear. Stuff specifically designed to hit you where it hurts. It can be hard to see it when you’re at you worst but these […]

Breaking the stigma on men’s mental health

Breaking the stigma on men's mental health

I know, a woman writing about men’s mental health, how patronising, right? Roll your eyes if you want, but stick with me. So let’s get straight to the elephant in the room. There’s a lot of women writing for our blog here at Tyfy. We’re a totally inclusive community and it just so happens that […]