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5 Things Every Student Can Do Today to Reduce Stress and Improve Their Head Space

Yesterday was Uni Mental Health Day, the perfect time to work on your mind fitness. A small amount of stress can motivate us to knuckle down and focus on the task at hand. However, a large event such as a significant exam or combination of smaller events can push our stress levels beyond the point at which we feel in control.

 

Learning to manage your wellbeing effectively can help in avoiding chronic stress which increases the risk of ill health both physically and mentally. » >

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The Fashion Evolution of a University Student

Fashion AV. Photo Credit: Yann Gar. License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

It’s the evening before my first day at uni. I’m a fresher, and think planning an outfit for tomorrow’s lecture is completely normal. I’m studying my wardrobe instead of my timetable - I want to look stylish, but not like I’m trying too hard, and not like a total slob either, but casual, yet put-together. I’ve washed my hair and contemplate sleeping in heated rollers (I’m a Northerner) and planned the subtle brown smokey eye that I will finesse at my desk-turned-makeup-station tomorrow at 7am.

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I Had Completed 45/50 Hours of The Red Award Without Realising: Why You Should Participate in The Red Award

I saw the Red Award advertised several times whilst I was in my first year at university and thought it looked immensely challenging due to the 50 hours you must complete. However, little did I know that since researching into the award I had already completed 45 hours. I did not know that my job at Tesco’s already accounted for 35 hours of the award and I had no idea that being part of a committee in a society accounted for 10 hours of volunteering!» >

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Budget to Enjoy Life More

I like being in control of my life and I hope you do too. Money and consuming are the things that we could, and in my opinion, should control. For many of you, budgeting might be scary, or too mathematical, or boring, but it doesn’t have to be.

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