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 … Continue reading Half way into 2017
It's certainly been a while since I last did an update post and I can safely say that's because life has been a whirlwind! This is going to be a rather self-indulgent post but I do use this blog as something of a diary so it seems appropriate to share. I think the last … Continue reading So… what on earth have I been up to?
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. … Continue reading ‘Beautifying’ Apps
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 … Continue reading The life of a mentally unwell university student – 31/01/17
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. … Continue reading The life of a mentally unwell university student – 17/01/17
Now, firstly I am not stating I am an expert and neither am I saying this is exactly how you will feel or should feel. I am also not saying that the options to withdraw or take a break are not worthwhile and valid to think about. I did, however, want to reassure people that … Continue reading January University Blues & Fears
Long time no speak! As the year has drawn to a close, Semester 1 has come to an end, the holidays have come and gone and as I am getting ready to return to university it felt rather fitting to do a little update on everything that has been going on for the last few … Continue reading Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017