Looking after ourselves going into the New Year

Written by Ellis Farnworth a 3rd Year Law and Criminology NTU student We are all victim to our human habits especially around the winter months and the start of the New Year. We task ourselves with workloads and aspirations. Now don’t get me wrong aspirations are never a bad thing, however, setting yourself challenges should … More Looking after ourselves going into the New Year

Self-Care Journaling: 5 reasons why you should start.

Why a Paper and Pen is all you need – Self-Care Journaling: 5 reasons why you should start. By Kelly Trivedy a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education in Post Compulsory Education and Training and MA in Education NTU Alumni Journaling? “But I am not artistic and I cannot draw or write well and I don’t have … More Self-Care Journaling: 5 reasons why you should start.

My OCD and me

By Laura Gilbert a current Psychological Wellbeing and Mental Health NTU Student I have OCD and throughout my life, I have been subject to stigmatising attitudes and feelings of shame for having a mental health disorder. My OCD began around the age of 14 when I began to have irrational thoughts that I didn’t understand. … More My OCD and me

Estranged Students Solidarity week – a student experience

This week is Estranged Students Solidarity week. So this week on the blog we have a Student Mental Health Champion sharing her experience of being an estranged student studying at NTU. If you didn’t already know here at NTU there is lots of support available for estranged students so don’t feel you have to struggle … More Estranged Students Solidarity week – a student experience

You First, Never Second- A Student Guide to focusing on your Health during Lockdown 2.0

By Naomi Finnen a 3rd year NTU English student I’m pretty sure we can all agree that as the nights get colder and the days get darker, the weather often leaves us throwing any kind of motivation out of the window. With the added exception of lockdown 2.0 this winter, getting into a routine appears to … More You First, Never Second- A Student Guide to focusing on your Health during Lockdown 2.0

The everyday things you can do to alleviate stress

Written by Sophie Newton a current NTU 1st Year Psychology student Stress is defined as a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances. I think this is definitely something that we have all felt this year and something that the majority of people have experienced before. And that … More The everyday things you can do to alleviate stress