Dear, you, When people talk about those who changed their life, they probably think of significant relationships, friendships, partners. For me, it was you. I would not be the person standing here today if it wasn’t for the way you helped to re-mould me into a person who lived life a little fuller and dreamed… Continue reading To My Mental Health Nurse on The Day, I Graduate University
I didn’t apply for university at sixth form. My anxiety disorder stopped me. When teachers talked to me about university it never involved things such as independence or learning how to be away from home or caring for myself. It involved getting the highest grades possible to get into the best university possible and ultimately… Continue reading A University Mental Health Charter Will Help Students Make Empowered Decisions
I follow a lot of parenting Instagram accounts because I’m constantly broody and well frankly babies are cute and saw the hashtag ‘it takes a village’ about how you could not manage without a ‘team’ behind you, and felt I could really relate it to my university experience. I finished my degree a few weeks… Continue reading University: It Takes a Village
As mentioned in my last post I’ve finally finished my degree. As I have previously done at the end of my last two years here are fifteen things I have learnt over the year. University is so much more than a pen to paper education, for me anyway, it has truly taught me how to… Continue reading Fifteen Things I Learnt In My Third Year of University
And just like that, I’ve finished my degree. Nobody thought I’d come to uni. Not the head of my sixth form who told me it wasn’t for “people like me”. Not family members who had to come to my rescue during panic attacks when my mum was away. Definitely not me who didn’t really like… Continue reading On The Day I Finish My Degree
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.