All posts tagged work

Incarceration And Psychosis

‘I can hear the shouting before I’ve even cleared the gate. Disorganized obscenities and threats mix with stern warnings. There’s fear in everyone’s voice. A patient with mental illness, scared […]

Personal Platform: Late

This poem demonstrates something we’ve all been through more than a few times in our lives. Whether it’s work, school or anywhere else, when your alarm doesn’t go off, your […]

Procrastination – why we need to snap out of it!

I have a confession: I’m a procrastinator. I’m hoping that in my area of expertise I’ll be able to save others from the consequences that I’ve come to know very […]

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 […]

Words and mental health: In order to break stigmas do we have to change our vocabulary?

“You’re so mental.” “You went mad mate.” Words, they’re a tricky thing. There’s the old saying “sticks and stones may break my bones but words cannot hurt me.” With most […]

Make this summer count

Whether it’s your penultimate year, your final year, or (to all you keen newbies reading) your first year, the next academic year officially begins on Monday 24thSeptember 2018. With this […]

Rights and Sentiments- an Introduction.

170 years ago, the Declaration of Rights and Sentiments (originally published as simply the Declaration of Sentiments) was given at the Seneca Falls Convention in New York. The authors of […]

Growing Pains or a Quarter-life Crisis?

This year my life turned into a grotesque mixture of back-to-back deadlines, big decisions, constant stress, lack of sleep, and the explosive questions running over and over again in my […]