Stress: What is it, and how to overcome it

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University can be quite a whirlwind. It can be fun, exciting, and amazing, but it can equally be busy, stressful, and overwhelming.  Sometimes, stress is a bit of a buzzword, but if that’s how you feel, then that’s perfectly ok.  Despite the fact it can make you feel terrible, stress is a natural feeling, designed to

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Stress Awareness Month 2021

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Every April since 1992 has been earmarked Stress Awareness Month to increase public awareness about both causes and cures for stress.   According to the Mental Health Foundation, 74% of the adult population in the UK have felt stressed at some point in the last year. This is an overwhelming figure, but it appears that stress isn’t

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Tips on staying sane while studying at home during a global pandemic

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Our day-to-day lives have all been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. Students globally are now adapting to home studying having had their lectures moved online. Staying sane in the midst of everything going on in the world right now, whilst getting used to studying from home, can seriously affect mental wellbeing and it’s very easy

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Is there too much pressure to go to university?

Student Struggling with University Pressure

Every year, school leavers are faced with an important decision: what next? There’s a whole variety of pathways, yet, shockingly, 50% of young people feel pressured to go to uni. A survey of recent school-leavers showed that half of the UK’s 18-24 year olds experienced pressure to pursue further education rather than exploring vocational options. Six out of

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