All posts tagged self care

The Year Of The Period: Meet The People De-Stigmatising Menstruation Once And For All.

A lot of us suffer from PMS, but what about those that experience PMDD? Periods are bloody annoying aren’t they? For a week, every month, I become a bloated and […]

‘Tis The Season to Be Stressed.

Among all the Christmas lights outside and Christmas songs that constantly play on the radio these days, thanks to those impending exams and deadlines edging their way closer to the […]

Why Self Care Is So Important (Especially at University).

Warning: This post contains material about mental health. People on the internet throw around the term “treat yo’ self” a lot; yet how often do you actually ‘treat yourself’? There […]

Mental Health on Campus: How to get help at QMUL

First year can be a scary time for everyone, regardless of what anyone says. That feeling of fear and struggle is doubled if you are also worried about your mental […]

The Perks of a Long-Distance Relationship

Long-distance relationships are obviously nobody’s first choice. However, especially as university students, sometimes there is no other option. Many people, myself included, will understand the struggle of your first serious […]

Dating & OCD

I wasn’t diagnosed with OCD until I was in my late teens. A part of me had always been able to recognise my abnormal patterns of thinking, but it wasn’t […]

Make up, Make up, Never Ever Break up

Make up, make up, never ever break up. Contrary to what many of you will be thinking, this title refers to our relationship with ourselves. Although it’s a cliché, happiness […]

Ellen’s Box – It’s not me, it’s you

I haven’t been able to write anything in weeks and it has driven me up the highest of metaphorical walls. There are so many words in my head that I […]