All posts tagged self care

Compassion Fatigue

How have you started the new decade? On a positive note? Gosh, I wish I could say the same, but with everything that is already going in the world, it’s […]

Baring It All

Recently I’ve had many discussions on the concepts of girlhood and womanhood. Besides looking at theoretical differences between the two stages of development, a recurring discussion point is makeup, jewellery […]

Autumn is Coming, Remember to Moisturise

If any of you have friends like mine, who have full blown out ten-step skincare routines, you’ll understand that  they are not playing games when it comes to moisturising. Of […]

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 […]