Self-Help

Guys: We Need to Talk About the F Word…

Not that F word… FEELINGS Would you feel embarrassed about booking an appointment to see your GP? I’m guessing no. How would you feel booking an appointment to see a councilor or a therapist? If I had to guess, I would say embarrassed or maybe even a bit ashamed. This stark difference between how we

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How Not to Deal with Exam Stress

Exam season is right around the corner, which probably means that the notorious exam stress should be setting in right about… now? You just sat your mocks and didn’t do quite as well as you’d hoped? Or you got better than expected but still want to top it? Well, here are some Do’s and Don’ts

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Crap at P.E? Here’s 6 Alternatives to Competitive Sports

40% of people we surveyed said they were bullied because of attitudes towards their hobbies and interests… Anyone who is not so good at sports will understand the feeling of dread when you’re the last person to be picked for the team. Ability in sports is often seen as an important factor in school and can

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The basics of mindfulness: everything you need to know

Mindfulness is a word that is used a lot these days, and for good reason too. It’s a simple practice that can improve both your mental and physical health, boost self-confidence and help you see calm in stressful situations. It definitely sounds like something we could benefit from, but do we really know what it is?

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6 Things Every Influencer Needs to Know: an Open Letter

Sometimes it’s lonely at the top. Especially when people assume that being an online influencer consists mainly of adoring fans, exclusive launches and dream brand partnerships. Recent Ditch the Label research shows that 67% of us care about being popular online and it’s no surprise when the life of an influencer is seemingly perfect from

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“No Matter how Difficult Life May Seem, There is Always Something you can do and Succeed at.” – Stephen Hawking

In memory of one of the greatest scientists of our time, here are seven Stephen Hawking quotes we can all learn something from: “Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life

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25 Ways To Practice Self-Care

It’s quickly become the buzzword of the 21st century and for good reason. Here are 25 ways you can practice self-care. Psychologists describe self-care as anything that you do to look after your physical, emotional and mental wellbeing. Quite often, we neglect our self-care needs due to our increasingly busy and digital lifestyles, but it’s

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Acne: The Do’s and Don’ts – Lizzy Rose Clough

Contrary to popular belief, Acne is something which affects people of all ages, not just teens. What’s more, it doesn’t just affect appearance. Acne can have negative impacts on the self-confidence and mental health of a person dealing with it. Here, you’ll find some advice from the expert nutritionist, Lizzy Rose Clough on how to kick Acne’s

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Maggy van Eijk: How to talk to your GP about your Mental Health

The best thing you can do when you’re struggling with your mental health is to reach out to a professional. However, taking that step can be a bit daunting. For some, it seems like a ginormous mountain you have to climb. How do you start? Where do you begin? Do you just come right out

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5 Pieces of Advice Every Uni Student Needs Ahead of January Exams

Could there be a worse time for exams than January? You’ve just spent the month of December too distracted by Christmas to revise and the January blues are making it impossible to think positively. It would come as no surprise if you were feeling less than prepared for what lies ahead. But, despite what your

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