Personal Growth, Student Life, Students, Wellbeing

11 simple ways to deal with feeling anxious

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!

Students, Studying

Digital vs Paper: Which Type of Note-taking is Better?

The debate every student has when they reach university or college.

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The Ultimate Guide to Studying from Home

Studying from home The recent announcement of lockdown 3.0 means that the majority of students are now completely studying from home. I started the year completely online, and midway through my first term I was informed that at least the first year of my course would be completely online. This was no surprise to me,… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Studying from Home

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Should I get Notability as a student?

As students, we know that a fairly integral part of studying is taking notes. Taking notes is important because it puts information in your own words and makes it easier to understand. In this post I’m going to talk about what digital note taking is, it’s pros and cons compared to taking notes on paper and the use of Notability as a note taking app. At the end I'll be talking about Notability's newest feature!

Personal Growth, Student Life, Students, Uncategorized, Wellbeing

How to recognise and prevent burnout as a medical student

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.

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Collaboration with @niamhcooks: Easy recipes for students who want a taste of thanksgiving

I am so so so excited to announce this collaboration with my dear, dear friend @niamhcooks. Niamh celebrates Thanksgiving each year, as half her family is American, and I have been lucky enough to be invited to her house (pre-covid) to experience the joy that is the thanksgiving dinner that her and her family cook. So I consider myself truly blessed to share with you all these recipes, so that you can have your own taste of thanksgiving this year, whether you're American or not.

Personal Growth, Student Life, Students, Uncategorized, Wellbeing

How to stay active at university when you don’t want to join a sports team

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.

Personal Growth, Student Life, Students, Wellbeing

Parkinson’s Law: using psychology to become more productive

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.

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Notability vs Goodnotes, which is the best for students?

A good note-taking app that works efficiently can save you seconds, which add up to minutes, that add up to hours. And losing hours of your life because of a useless note-taking app is just ridiculous.

Personal Growth, Student Life, Students, Wellbeing

De-stress yourself: 6 forms of self care and how to practice them

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