Coping with University Stress

Coping with University Stress

The final year of university has been one of the most stressful experiences for me. Writing my dissertation, assignments, applying for jobs and attempting to plan a future is a lot of pressure, especially when you've been stuck in the university bubble for three years. It's really strange to think that it's all coming to [...]

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Musing on Growing Up

'I'm getting old' is a phrase I often use when I justify to my friends that I'm staying in and not going on another night out, as I curl up with a book, a cup of tea and attempt to write my novel - which is currently going absolutely nowhere if you were wondering. When [...]

Third Year Thoughts

I'm about to go into my third year at the university and it's pretty crazy that it's coming to an end, this time next year I will be finished and either getting a real life job or going into even more education! I've got lots of things to decide and think about but I am [...]

Sunday Summary #1

This is a new thing I wanted to start writing. Maybe not every Sunday but every now and then to reflect on the week and whats been going on. It's got very cold since the clocks went back so I've been wrapping up warm and my feet permanently feel like ice. I went home for [...]

Calming Things

Calming Things

Sometimes you need to do some things to calm down. University life can be something that's very stressful. These are a few things I do to help with those everyday stresses! Reading and writing is one of my favourite things to do. I bought this journal from to write down my thoughts and feelings. 'A [...]

Second Year Thoughts

Second Year Thoughts

My second year of university starts next week. I'm moving into a new flat, starting new course modules, becoming a course representative and continuing my job at the student bar. I wanted to write a blog post reflecting on the past year at university, my struggles, things I have learnt and enjoyed as well as [...]