Category : Lifestyle

Where to Study on Campus

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As a second year who has just about dodged her way through nearly four semesters in Leeds, I would like to think I’ve become acquainted with the many different places to study on campus. It can be difficult to find the ideal place to study on campus, but there is … Read More

Teach Me How to Hobby: How to Pick up a New Hobby and Stick to It

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Hobbies help me relax, unwind and re-focus on the important things in my life. They encourage me to see things more clearly and to engage with my inner self. Most importantly, hobbies help me get out of the monotony of my routine and step aside from all my responsibilities, university … Read More

How to Cope with Being Ghosted In the Group Chat

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Ghosting: an innovative trend made possible by the age of technology, allowing the apathetic termination of relationships without having to so much as lift a finger. Whilst mostly associated with dating and a symptom of our fast-paced tinder-swiping society, to be ghosted by friends in the semi-public group chat is … Read More

How to Land a Summer Job

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Now that the January blues have finally worn off and exam results have been released, it may feel as if there are no more excuses getting in the way of you and the perfect summer job. In today’s competitive job market, getting employment has never been so useful and summer … Read More

The Key to Productivity Over Easter

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Exams are looming and deadlines are coming thick and fast. But before they are officially upon us, we have the much needed Easter holidays. However, staying productive over this period and attempting to avoid the endless distractions that home offers can be really tricky. Easter break always seems to fly … Read More

Giving Recovery A Voice

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Suffering from a mental health condition can feel like being suffocated inside a black hole. It’s hard to envisage a brighter future when you are submerged in darkness. Even if you can see wholeness and wellbeing in the distance, it seems impossible to climb out of your situation. This is … Read More

Watch Your Mouth: How Turns of Phrase Belittle Mental Illness

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‘I’m so depressed…’ ‘She’s such a psycho…’ ‘Sorry, I’m a little bit OCD!’ You’ve probably heard all of these phrases more than once – perhaps even used them yourself. They seem harmless enough in the moment, but in the long term the colloquialization of these phrases in everyday conversation could … Read More

Which day is Valentine’s Day? Every day!

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It’s easy and effortless to be romantic when every advertisement reminds us of Valentine’s Day, when every supermarket offers ranges of chocolates of every conceivable shape and every shop is selling romantic presents. It’s easy to love when love is in the air. But how to we keep this feeling … Read More

Orthorexia – The Eating Disorder You Didn’t Know Existed

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Caitlin Tilley examines the consequences of living  in a health obsessed world and how this can lead to an often overlooked eating disorder. Like many, I have always had a keen interest in healthy eating. Whilst I have always assumed this was a positive quality, I have recently learnt that … Read More

It’s Time to Start Eating Fish Sustainably

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With the recent success of both Blue Planet II and ‘Veganuary’, now seems like a more salient time than ever to discuss how to make our fish-buying habits sustainable. For those who turned their Januarys into ‘Veganuarys’ last month, this may have been a long and painful experience for some, … Read More