Half way into 2017

I honestly can not believe we're over half way into the year honestly how on earth has that happened? I felt like it was the right time for a general update, reflection, what I've got planned for the rest of the year and hopefully a spurt of motivation.   So let's begin with University. As [...]

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‘Beautifying’ Apps

We, as a society, are thoroughly immersed in a world almost dictated by social media - presenting only the desirable aspects of our lives, enhancing what we love and flat out ignoring and hiding what we do not. It can, therefore, come as no surprise that the same is done for our physical appearance in photos. [...]

The life of a mentally unwell university student – 31/01/17

Oh my the good days. The good days are SO good. and oh my goodness isn't it important to embrace them. Today is the second day back to lectures after the Christmas break and I wont deny my nerves at returning but I reminded myself how normal they are and reminded myself I have experienced [...]

The life of a mentally unwell university student – 17/01/17

Today my mood matches the weather and I feel as gloomy as sin. As I look around my room I can see washing up incomplete, piles of recycling to be taken out, laundry to be put away, DVDs not in their cases and revision sprawled across my desk barely begun. This is a bad day. [...]