Time to Talk Day: Tips for talking about mental health

Today is Time to Talk Day, a national awareness day which helps to raise awareness of the importance of talking about mental health and starting that conversation. Today on the blog we have a Student Mental Health Champion sharing her advice for having that all important conversation with someone. By Leanne, a current MSc Psychological … More Time to Talk Day: Tips for talking about mental health

Sleepy students: How to manage your health and well-being this term

Written by a Phoebe Formby a current 3rd year BSc Psychology BSc student  So, we made it! It’s finally term 2. I’m pretty sure term 1 was the longest term of my life. With the second lockdown and a Christmas in isolation, I kind of thought coronavirus would be over by now…but here we are.  … More Sleepy students: How to manage your health and well-being this term

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