All posts tagged pressure

Making time for third year-nostalgia

Like most of us, I spent a couple of weeks at home over the holidays. One topic of conversation was proven unavoidable. When I just met somebody, when I saw […]

What Brexit Blinds

It’s fair to say that British politics has never seemed so chaotic. Surrounded by roaring tunnels, punctuated by the incessant howling of the London Underground, I have spent many an […]

Personal Platform: ‘Anorexia’

I was only twelve. I was overwhelmed. And it’s a story that we know all too well: of the little girl who learns to hate herself because of what she […]

How To Cope With Being Single When All Your Friends Are In Relationships.

Your social media feeds are blocked up by an endless traffic of your friends’ loved up selfies. The very sight of them either makes you want to be sick, or […]

Tormented – A Poem About Eating Disorders.

I’m a war unto myself, gambling away my health, Raging mood swings, feeling faint as my head swims- From lack of food An empty void occupies my tummy; my days […]

Everyone thinks I’m overly dramatic when I’m stressed. When an octopus is stressed, it eats itself. Now that’s overdramatic: International Stress Awareness Week.

So, the UK is a pretty stressed out load of people. I can’t be the only one that sometimes feel like, I wake up stressed, I get ready stressed, I […]

Why It’s Okay To Still Be A Virgin In Your 20s.

Compared to some people I know, I waited a long time to lose my virginity. However, at times it was hard. I felt a lot of pressure to have sex […]

Are we in a student suicide crisis? Numbers are rising and is anything being done about it?

University, the best years of our lives, right? We hear it everywhere that students have it easy. Apparently, we don’t have to worry about the real world and we all […]

Review of Caitlin Moran’s ‘How to Build a Girl’

Set in the midst of Thatcher’s England, Caitlin Moran’s How to Build a Girlfollows the development of Johanna Morrigan – a fat, horny girl living on a council estate – […]