It’s #UniMentalHealthDay and you know what that means? My mental health update. It also means it’s a day created by the amazing Student Minds to get everyone talking about mental health. The theme this year is Community but more on that later. This time last year things were not good. I do not think I… Continue reading Anxiety and Me: University #3
Hello! Today in the UK it is the charity Time To Change national campaign day #timetotalk . A day dedicated to getting people talking about mental health, with the theme this year you can talk about mental health anywhere. Today, I talked about mental health at university. I’ve always talked about mental health at university,… Continue reading Time To Talk Day 2018 – Talking About Mental Health at University.
The January blues. The fuck-this blues. The anticipation of the future blues. The is this worth it blues. The workload blues. The why is rent so god-damn expensive blues. The I don’t feel like me any more blues. The needing to look after yourself blues. The I’m writing this at 12.30am as it’s the first… Continue reading The University Blues
No lecturers, not a single one tells you during those open day talks that some days you’ll be so lonely your body will feel heavy. They’re some of the most intelligent people you’ll ever meet, doctors of their subject and none will tell you that making friends as an adult is hard or that you… Continue reading Why I Go Home From University Every Weekend
I start my third and final year of university on Monday. It’s gone so quickly and there’s a lot of things I want to do differently so I both enjoy and feel good throughout my final year as an undergraduate student (sob). Self-Care During my second year, self-care went out of the window. I wasn’t… Continue reading My New (Academic) Year Resolutions
Be Honest and Open Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of. Earlier this year, my mum told me to just own the fact I have anxiety. I liked that, I’m still a good person, a fun person, despite my struggles and so are you. Tell the people you are going to be living with… Continue reading Coping With Your Mental Health During Freshers
You cannot heal in the same environment you got sick As I headed into my second year of university, head full of optimism and excitement I knew it was too good to be true. I wasn’t heading back to a small room with an even smaller bathroom that constantly smelt a bit damp and… Continue reading The Last Twelve Months