Written by a Youth Studies BA(Hons) NTU Alumni It all began in year one of my youth studies degree, the day before an assignment was due and I could not catch my breath; I thought it was my asthma to begin with, but it was much more serious. I still went to my afternoon lecture … More Debilitating panic attacks and feeling powerless
By a Psychology MSc NTU Alumni When I first started my MSc in Psychology at NTU it was a bit of a shock to the system as the workload was quite intense. During my first semester I managed to keep on top of the workload, however in the second semester I struggled which meant I … More Overcoming setbacks
By Thérèse Moran a BA Honours in Education and PGCE NTU Alumni Work hard, but take time to play hard with your friends maintaining your physical and mental health! Research states that one in four of us will experience mental health issues in our life. I personally believe it is far greater. Reduced physiological health can … More Opening up about Mental Health!
NTU Alumni James Thornton discusses a time when his employee needed support and what they did to open up discussion about mental health in the workplace. It is now the final term of this academic year and many of you will be thinking about embarking on your first job in your new career. Something … More Mental Health Support in the workplace
As we are now in the last term of this academic year, it can be a time of a stress what with final deadlines and exams. So, we’ve got some helpful tips on how to manage stress from a current NTU Construction Project Management student! It may seem like there’s nothing you can do about … More Stress Management
By a 2nd year NTU student, Mandarin Chinese and International Relations As a student I totally and completely know how difficult it can be to look after yourself, especially when you’re dealing with deadlines or doing adult stuff like paying bills and doing your weekly shop. This post will provide tips to deal with … More Anxiety & Depression bogging you down?
By Nicholas Watkin Communication and Society with English NTU Alumni In 2014, at the age of 27, I found myself isolated from my family and friends, in massive amounts of debt, homeless for four months and deeply depressed. I felt myself a victim, none of what I was suffering felt like it was my fault. … More Reaching out for help