• Let’s Meditate on this: Recommendations on Meditation for Beginners and Whether it’s Worth Your Time

    In our daily lives there is lots to be stressed and anxious about, particularly at university. Whether it be deadlines, friendship problems, annoying housemates or even homesickness, it can be hard to not feel overwhelmed sometimes....
  • Spill Ink, Not Tears

    Writing can heal. You have probably heard of the health benefits of undertaking activities like yoga, meditation or psychotherapy. But these activities do not help everyone. We all have different needs, preferences and interests. I would like to talk about a method you might be acquainted with – writing....
  • Mike Thalassitis’ Death Confirmed as Suicide: A Reminder of Mental Health

    Last Saturday, former Love Island and Celebs Go Dating star – Mike Thalassitis – was found dead in a park near his Essex home. With the death later confirmed as suicide, the news came as a huge shock to many who simply could not have foreseen this happening. Friends...
  • Talk, Talk, Talk: University Mental Health Day and the Importance of Using our Voice

    University Mental Health Day falls on 7th March 2019, and the campaign this year is all about the power of using your voice. The importance of communication is something repeatedly highlighted when discussing mental health, yet we can’t underestimate how difficult it is for people struggling with their mental...
  • “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”… but not for everyone

    Christmas is a time for laughter. For seeing friends, family, exciting days out, eating, drinking, singing, dancing, and generally feeling happier than the rest of the year. having to act happy and positive all the time is draining This is the expectation for the festive season, and for some...
  • An Ode To Stan Lee: ‘If I were a Superhero…’

    “If I were a superhero, I would swoop down and save the many suffering students who fall victim to the terrors of that ‘post-night-out feeling’. Too often, hopeful students go to pre-drinks, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, eagerly anticipating nothing more than an opportunity to let their hair down and relax...
  • Embracing Your Face

    Not so long ago, taking a photo was an easy and simple process. You’d probably need to fiddle around a little with the zoom, or the focus, but that aside, one click of a button or tap of the screen would be enough to capture that moment in your...