Here are some helpful tips that I’ve collected that I use when I feel really anxious, I’ve also included some helpful resources and phone numbers at the end!
It’s no secret that medical school is tough, it’s practically famous for students spending endless hours studying, countless tears and just feeling constantly stressed. But it's important to recognise burnout and prevent it before it's too late.
I’ll be honest, this post is mainly directed to myself, because whilst I have a desire to stay fit, I really don’t enjoy sports. This post could just be an essay on how much I hate sports or it could provide you with some actual advice so I’ll just get into it.
Have you ever had seven weeks to write an essay and left it until the night before to start? Or had all day to write a post that would take you two minutes, but you don't do it until the evening? Well I definitely have, and this is due, in part, to Parkinson's Law.
It’s World Kindness Day this Friday (13th November) and so I wanted to collate a list of random acts of kindness that could inspire us all to do something for someone else. World Kindness Day started back in 1998 (just after I was born) by the World Kindness Movement in Tokyo, although over 28 countries… Continue reading 56 acts of kindness to inspire you to make somebody’s day
Why should I practice self care? You have probably seen by now that I am a big advocate of self care, and that’s simply because it’s so important. For those people who feel like they can’t prioritise their own care, think: if you don’t look after yourself first, you won’t be able to help others.… Continue reading De-stress yourself: 6 forms of self care and how to practice them
When you sleep better, your day could be better, because being tired isn’t one of the things that could potentially ruin your day. Starting the day well rested will put you in the best possible position to have a productive and successful day.
In honour of World Mental Health Day (10th October) I wanted to take the time to talk about mental health at university. According to a University Student Mental Health Survey published in March this year ‘42.3% of respondents had experienced a serious personal, emotional, behavioural or mental health problem for which they needed professional health’. Now more than ever, mental health needs to be talked about as we try and reduce the stigma associated with it.
I have found that being able to fully relax yourself is not as easy as people make it out to be, but it is incredibly important. Especially in this COVID era, stress levels for a lot of people are consistently high, and whilst some people may need to seek more professional help, others may be able to relieve some of their stresses by taking time out to relax.