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!

Personal Growth

The 5 Areas of Personal Development and How to Work on Them

This is not about thinking ‘oh I’m terrible at everything and I really need to work on myself’, it’s about thinking ‘I’m really good at x, y and z, but there’s definitely room for improvement in z, so maybe I could level up that aspect of my life’.

beauty, Lifestyle

How stress damages your skin and how to combat it

Today we’re talking about the different ways the stress can affect your skin, some things you can do to help your skin, and what else, besides stress, could be causing your skin problems. I’ve also included my current skincare routine at the bottom! I have a love hate relationship with my skin. In the last… Continue reading How stress damages your skin and how to combat it

productivity, Students, Studying

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

Students, Studying

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, productivity

The Importance of Goal Setting and How to do it

It’s common around this time of year for people to start reflecting, and to think about the year ahead and any resolutions they might want to achieve. Some may even be thinking more long term, about what they want to achieve in their lives, and I want one of those people to be you. Long term goal setting is really important, whether you’re 18 years old and just starting to figure your life out or you’re 50 years old and already have lots of life experience, and in this article I’m going to show you why.

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.

Wellbeing

56 acts of kindness to inspire you to make somebody’s day

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

Students, Studying

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