Having just finished uni myself, there is a LOT I'd wish I'd known before. If you're about to go to uni, or even if you've been, I'm sure you'll relate to some of these... You don't need to spend hundreds on the books that they recommend. I remember in my first year of uni feeling… Continue reading What They Don’t Tell You About Uni…
If you're frequent user of social media you'll be no stranger to the negative comments and feelings of inadequacy that can come about through using it. A few people I follow have used the platform to expose some of the comments they receive on a daily basis, and the harmful effect it has had on… Continue reading Self-image – From a psychology students perspective.
Recently I've been thinking about my motivation towards university, as admittedly it's been a lot lower than what it usually is. Although this doesn't worry me, because I know my determination will see me through, it made me question why I feel the way I do. The other day on my Instagram I read a… Continue reading Live In the Now.
I think this is something we are all guilty of... It's so easy to open up Instagram and compare yourself to the first person that comes up on your feed. You may not even notice you're doing it, I think half the time this is something we do subconsciously, and then wonder why we don't… Continue reading Comparison – the thief of joy
This is something that I really didn't think I would experience. I am so independent, and I couldn't wait to get to uni to have my own freedom to live exactly the way that I wanted to live. BUT in the first few weeks, I felt so homesick that I seriously considered quitting uni altogether.… Continue reading How to Overcome Homesickness at Uni
Yes, food really does affect your mood. When you think about what effects your mental health, the typical answers are stress, self-esteem, and relationship issues, to name but a few, however, we often underestimate the impact that food has on our mental health. When you consider the science behind it and the growing evidence that food… Continue reading The Impact of Diet on Mental Health