Starting Uni After a Gap Year

HAHA- so this post was actually written in February 2020 and then life got even crazier and now here I am editing and posting it in August 2021! It still feels like a worthwhile thing to post though so after a very long hiatus (sounds familiar, right?) here I am back again! Enjoy 🙂 

SO, it turns out starting uni is way more hectic than I thought it would be, with moving to a new city, living independently for the first time (properly), making a whole new friendship group, joining societies and obviously getting to grips with your course! I originally planned for this post to go up around Christmas after my first term, however I got completely side-tracked by spending the holidays in Ireland, my first exams and then two weeks on placement. But here we are, finally, talking about the realities of starting university after a gap year, or two…

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World Mental Health Day 2017

So as you may or may not know, today is World Mental Health Day. This day is recognised by the World Health Organisation as a day dedicated to starting conversations, raising awareness and bringing about change in mental health. Each year there is a theme for WMHD, this year’s being ‘workplace wellbeing‘.

As someone whose teenage years have been riddled with a variety of mental health issues, I thought I would use this day to share my tips and advice for mental wellbeing!

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