lifestyle · mental health

How IBS Affects My Mental Health

In June of 2016, I was diagnosed with IBS or irritable bowel syndrome. If you’re not familiar with what it is, it’s a condition in which your digestive system doesn’t function as it should. Its main symptoms are stomach cramps, diarrhoea, constipation and bloating. Basically, it’s not fun to live with. For me, I experience… Continue reading How IBS Affects My Mental Health


Ten Misconceptions About University Life

Before I ventured to university I heard so many stories about university life that put me off, mainly around money. Now, as a student people make assumptions about me which I despise. Here are the top ten I think you’ll recognise as a student or may change your mind about university if they were putting you… Continue reading Ten Misconceptions About University Life


Student Eats: One Pot Quinoa Chilli

One of the things I’ve found hard at university regardless of the fact I’ve been brought up on good food is thinking what to cook. It’s even harder when cooking for one and wanting something that’s both quick and easy but nutritious. Over the last year I’ve developed a few ‘staple’ meals that I turn… Continue reading Student Eats: One Pot Quinoa Chilli