Sleep tips

By Chloe Gabrielle Roesch a current PhD NTU student Timing A regular wake-up time (or Sleep Anchor) is as important- if not more important- to establishing a healthy, restful and functional sleep-wake pattern. Pick the earliest time in your week you routinely have to wake up and stick with it. Then, only allow yourself to … More Sleep tips

Eating Disorders and Self-Harm Awareness – My Story

By Jighna Chauhan a 2nd Year Psychology NTU student Content warning: This blog mentions personal experience around self-harm and eating disorders which some readers might find triggering. This feels a little strange to write, so let me introduce myself first. My name is Jighna but my friends call me Jig, I’m 20 years old and … More Eating Disorders and Self-Harm Awareness – My Story

Self-Harm Awareness Day blog

Written by a current 1st year Childhood Psychology NTU student Content warning: This blog mentions personal experience around self-harm which some readers might find triggering. Today is Self-Harm Awareness Day. It is 2021 and there are still so many myths and misconceptions around self-harm, those who haven’t experienced self-harm or been in that situation may not always understand … More Self-Harm Awareness Day blog

Exchange your sweat for positive wellbeing … and maybe a few free gifts

Written by Joya Lydon a current 2nd Year Psychology NTU Student I know when you read the word fitness you were either getting an image of a bright pink leotard and leg warmers from the 90s fitness DVD’s or a man the size of HULK looking like his veins might burst by the second. Okay… … More Exchange your sweat for positive wellbeing … and maybe a few free gifts

Master Your Mindset

By Fiona Duncan-Steer, Theatre Design NTU Alumni With the UK still in lockdown some have been bossing their time in lockdown and enjoying the downtime, whilst others are just plain fed up and ready to be released.  There is no right or wrong in how you are feeling and every emotion you have is justifiable … More Master Your Mindset

Guest Blog: Sexual Violence and Sex Work and the support available

Warning: This story mentions sexual violence, which could be triggering to some readers. As has been brought to mainstream media’s attention with the recent release of The Ripper on Netflix, sexual violence experienced by sex workers has often been regarded as not real police work, part of the job, and disgustingly, deserved. When quotes such … More Guest Blog: Sexual Violence and Sex Work and the support available

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