Mental Health

How to Get Better at Saying No

We’ve all been in situations where we’ve said ‘yes’ to something, even though we’ve actually wanted to say ‘no’. Saying no can be a hard thing to do and it’s a skill most of us struggle with. So how do you do it? How do you say no without feeling bad or guilty? Reasons why

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Don’t Know What to Do? Read This.

Feel like you’re under pressure to decide everything right now? Are your parents or teachers putting pressure on you to know where you want your life to go? Are your friends all pressuring you to go to their uni, live with them or just join them doing something you’re not that interested in? Try not

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How to Deal With Toxic Productivity

Toxic Productivity is something you’ve probably heard of in some form or another. You may know it by its other names….. hustle culture, workaholic, action bias…. The names keep changing. It was a thing before the lockdowns and Covid, and it’s not going away anytime soon. But.. What exactly is it? Toxic productivity is the

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8 Ways to Beat Exam Stress

Exam stress is horrible. We all feel it at some point. Schools and unis have a habit of telling us how important our exams are; but, although this is true to a certain extent, it can also make students panic. And when we panic, we are less likely to perform to the best of our

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Panic Attacks About the Future? Here Are 4 Ways to Help

Worry is a natural human emotion that makes us think about what might happen next. Being worried about the future is common. Do you get frustrated when people ask if you’re going to uni or what career you want? Sometimes it can feel like there are a lot of decisions to have to make all

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Scared of Failing Exams? Here’s 6 Things You Can Do To Overcome That Fear

Exams suck right?! Unfortunately though, they are an unavoidable part of life for pretty much every single one of us. So often, fear of failure and exam jitters can get in our way when it comes to preparing and performing our best in exam situations (not to mention turning even the worlds neatest handwriting into

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4 Ways to Ground Yourself if You Are Stressed

Do you ever feel like you are losing control and spiralling into panic? You feel so stressed you don’t know what to do?  Often when we feel intense stress it’s because our brain and body have taken over and feel threatened and unable to cope. But doing some grounding activities will likely help your body

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6 Ways We Worry (And How to Stop)

We all get worried about stuff in our lives. It’s normal. But sometimes, that worry can escalate into something bigger, and so trying to reframe this and see things from a different perspective can really help us to prevent worrying too much.  There are these things called thinking traps, and these can make us get

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4 Warning Signs You Might Be Stressed

Stress in small doses can be a good thing. It can help push us to get things done on time. It can give you the adrenaline rush to cope with some scary situations. Experiencing stress is a normal part of being human and with each stressful experience you are likely to become more resilient and

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7 Tips for Combating Loneliness

So this week is Loneliness Awareness Week. Even though it might seem like we’ve all got hundreds of friends and followers on social media, it is still really common to feel alone, or have friends or family who are dealing with it. Thanks to keeping social media in our pockets, it’s super easy to connect

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