Category : Lifestyle

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!

9 months ago / 0 comments

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

Learn Your Lesson: Forget Exam Results and Take Away the Positives

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Exams are over and the new semester has started. Also, many of us just got their exam results. Hopefully, most of them were better than we thought, maybe others were worse, some were as expected and others probably disappointed us. The impact that a simple, tiny number can make in … Read More

REVIEW: Festival of the Dead Meets Leeds

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There could not have been a more apt setting for Festival of the Dead’s debut in Leeds than Church. If I’m sure about one thing, it’s that the Festival of the Dead was anything but dead. A concoction of music, laughter and elaborate costumes greeted us in a smoky room … Read More

How to Deal With an Eating Disorder

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Anorexia. Even now it’s hard for me to look at this word without wincing. Recent research has shown that over 1.6 million people in the UK suffer from an eating disorder. This is a monster that we cannot ignore and it’s about time we spoke about it. My experience. I … Read More