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When it isn’t quite Time To Talk

Today, February 7th, is Time To Talk day, a nationwide initiative to encourage everyone to talk about their feelings, and offer a safe space to talk about mental health. It’s really brilliant. My last blog post discussed in depth about ways you can talk about your feelings at university, to help get it off your …

My Top 3 things about being a Summer School Ambassador

In 2018, I worked as a UoN Summer School ambassador for 2 weeks, based at Florence Boot Hall on University Park Campus. It was an experience I’m so glad I was lucky enough to be a part of, and I think would be right up there with my favourite things I’ve done at university so …

Talking about your Mental Health

One of the best treatments for many mental health issues is to talk about the way that you are feeling to others. This often gives you a literal feeling of release – getting everything off your chest can be so much of a relief that you actually feel significantly better after doing so. However, the …

Sport and Mental Health

Sport and mental health go hand in hand. In both good ways, such as the release of endorphins and spending time with like-minded friends having a positive effect on mental health, and in not-so-good ways, when overtraining, obsession and perfectionism come into play. I personally am a bit of a water-baby, having grown up by …