Tag : Lucy Atkinson

A Russian roulette: Depression or Anxiety?

3 years ago / 0 comments

In challenging the stigma associated with mental illness, I’ve vowed to be as open and honest about my very real battle with it. I should not be ashamed, although it does make me want to crawl into a corner and hibernate sometimes that my brain’s wired a bit funny. The … Read More

Woman Crush Wednesday: Caitlin Moran

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My woman crush Wednesday this week is Caitlin Moran. This may seem a controversial choice: as a cisgender, white female, Moran’s brand of feminism is inherently flawed and it is important to critique that. However, she can be credited for helping to mobilise a modern form of feminism which is … Read More

MENTAL HEALTH A-Z: G is for Generalised Anxiety Disorder

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Generalised Anxiety Disorder is categorised by the NHS as being ‘a long-term condition that causes you to feel anxious about a wide range of situations and issues, rather than one specific event.’ It’s also often shortened to GAD, like ‘Oh GAD, how have I upset my friends today?’ It could … Read More

Woman Crush Wednesday: Kate Bush

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My woman crush Wednesday (and woman crush all other days of the week) is Kate Bush. It might seem puzzling because a woman mostly famous for donning a white, lace number and swanning about on the Yorkshire moors wailing seems a questionable choice for a woman crush. Yet, Kate Bush … Read More

Aunty Lu’s Guide to Freshers 2015

3 years ago / 0 comments

Pull up a seat and get comfy, this is Aunty Lu’s guide to getting through the first few weeks of university and savouring the things that will only happen once during your time in Leeds. These are the tips that I wish someone had told me, and is basically the … Read More