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spring clean your mental health

It’s a busy time to be a uni student. What with assignments, exams, presentations and classes still happening, you tend to forget about your well-being. A lot of the time when uni gets stressful I tend to eat like crap, and sleep comes secondary to deadlines. While this seems like it might be the most efficient way to get things done, it’s not. Your mental health needs just as much attention as your uni work. If you’re starting to feel the…

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how to stop being a last-minute person

Says me, writing this blog at the last minute…   If I’m honest, I was never a last-minute person to begin with. I’m pretty punctual as a person, and I usually arrive early at parties, so I was never late with an assignment or project at uni. I always noticed how difficult it was for my mates at uni who scrambled their work together at the last second to submit it, only to get a mark that wasn’t anywhere near…

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stress: uni blues or something else?

Everyone gets stressed. It’s a crazy time of year for uni students. With exams, assignments and major project deadlines looming, it’s pretty difficult to maintain your sanity – especially when you’re having to work and pay rent at the same time. It’s important to remember that while it’s a busy time of year, we can’t allow ourselves to get buried under the weight of responsibility. Sure, you want to do well, you might even want to make your parents proud…

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5 weird ways to reduce stress

Humans are weird.   We think we’re trailblazers for exploring the minuscule amount of space we’ve managed to survive in, scientists don’t know why we need to sleep for an average of 8 hours, and we associate smell with memory. There are a bunch of things we can’t explain about ourselves, and we’re all different when it comes to relieving stress. It’s a crazy time of year in terms of exams, assignments and other uni commitments. If the usual stress…

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mental health: get aware and take care

Are you in a lecture right now? Look around you. One in every six people you can see have experienced or will experience a form of depression or anxiety in their lifetime – some may even experience it more than once. Mental illness is common in young adults, and is often ignored or passed off as a bad day, a bad mood, or a side effect of a stressful few weeks. But when you’ve been feeling down for a while,…

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