Tag : agony aunt

Agony aunt: combatting feelings of loneliness

7 months ago / 0 comments

I’m the kind of person that thrives from being around people. Do you have any tips to combat feelings of loneliness when I’m on my own? I love being around others. Now, my housemates would probably disagree because of the amount of time I spend holed up in the library, … Read More

Agony aunt: how to help someone who has been sexually assaulted

8 months ago / 0 comments

Receiving the news that a friend/family member has been sexually assaulted can be devastating, frightening, even confusing. You may feel overwhelmed by the situation and you are not to be blamed for this. Most people do not imagine that they will ever be affected by this issue. But how can … Read More

Agony aunt: giving a presentation

9 months ago / 0 comments

Any advice on how to ace a presentation? I’ve got an important one coming up and would love some tips! There’s no escaping the fact that at some point during your university studies, and then no doubt in your work life, you will have to give a presentation. This could … Read More

Agony Aunt: making the most of second semester

9 months ago / 0 comments

“I‘ve always wanted to make the most out of uni, but I‘m quite shy and never joined many societies. Now it’s second semester and I regret not being more involved, but it feels a bit late to make a change. Should I join a society halfway or wait until next … Read More

Agony aunt: student housing

10 months ago / 0 comments

I haven’t yet signed for a house. Have I missed the chance to get a good one? Not having signed for a house yet in late January can be a bit nerve-racking. Especially when left and right you hear friends talking about their great new homes, some of which were … Read More

Agony aunt: break ups

12 months ago / 0 comments

“I’m currently experiencing a break up whilst at university, and its hard being away from home. Do you have any advice for how to cope?” Break ups are extremely difficulty no matter the circumstance and admitting you’re having a hard time with it is nothing to be ashamed of. You’re … Read More

Agony aunt: toxic relationships

12 months ago / 0 comments

How do I know I’m in a toxic relationship, and what should I do if I am? A toxic relationship can be defined as a relationship characterised by behaviours from an individual that are emotionally and physically damaging to their partner. In order to understand whether your relationship is toxic, … Read More

Agony aunt: transitioning to vegetarianism

1 year ago / 0 comments

“I’ve recently decided to become a vegetarian but it’s easier said than done! Do you have any tips to help with the transition?” I never agreed with the meat industry, but it wasn’t until I had to cook for myself that I began to fully consider vegetarianism for a number … Read More

Agony aunt: homesickness at university

1 year ago / 0 comments

“I’ve been struggling with homesickness since arriving at university. What is your advice for someone who misses being at home?” Many people say you are going to miss home when you eventually leave ‘the nest’.  And it’s true. I remember struggling the first few nights at university, and thinking, ‘How … Read More

Agony aunt: alcohol and peer pressure at university

1 year ago / 0 comments

I don’t drink alcohol, but all my friends do, and whenever they’re drunk I feel like I’m on the outside. I don’t want to compromise on my beliefs, but I’m also tired of feeling like I’m missing out. Any advice? Nowadays, there seems to be a common misconception that all … Read More