Tips for Talking to your Therapist

(this is a guest post, picture is mine) Talking to a therapist is tricky for a lot of people, as they’re not accustomed to opening up about their feelings. If you’re paying for therapy sessions and want to get more out of them, then these are our helpful hints on how best to communicate. Bring a Journal Over the time between therapy sessions, you’re experiencing a lot and may forget certain things by the next appointment. This means you could be missing out on connections between your overall mood and what’s happening in your life. A journal can be really…

Win Your Student Rent Covered (£10k) with Endsleigh!*

Today’s blog post is really exciting. Endsleigh are giving away £10,000 to a lucky student to cover their rent for a year! I live in London where rent is the highest, but it would certainly be enough for me. If you live elsewhere, that £10k will get you even further! Who are Endsleigh? If you’ve lived in student halls, you’ve probably heard of Endsleigh. They’re the go-to insurance company for students; I remember our halls promoting Endlsleigh’s contents and gadget insurance a lot in freshers. Their 24-hour gadget replacement (whether lost, damaged or stolen), is so useful for university life,…

How to Find and Purchase Affordable Art

We’d all love to bring a bit of class to our homes with a bit of art, but sometimes this can be more expensive than we originally bargained for. For those that want to spruce things up on a budget, there are affordable art options, if you know where to find them. Go to Local Shows Local art shows can allow you to pick up some exceptional art without the big price tag. You get to help out community artists and also get yourself a bargain, what’s not to like? If you’re having trouble finding these in your community, then…

A Beginners Guide to Storing Wine

The Italian Classicist in me loves a good glass of wine, and as I’ve recently been in Rome, I thought this guest post that popped into my email inbox may be interesting to some of you! It’s also a cheeky opportunity to share a few more of my Rome pictures. I’m very busy with writing essays at the moment, but after reading this I’m craving the bottle of Rose in my fridge… If you are a newcomer to the world of serious wine tasting and collecting, you will probably have learned a reasonable amount of new terminology in a relatively…

How To Pack Your Suitcase Like A Pro

(this is a guest post, picture is mine from our recent trip to Barcelona!) Before you travel this summer, make sure you’ve got packing down to a tee. It’s not difficult once you know how to pack well and efficiently. Packing isn’t usually the highlight of your holiday, to say the least, but once you’ve got the hang of it, it’s not too bad. It doesn’t need to be stressful if you make sure you have everything you need and check and double check! Once you’ve compiled your essential list, then it’s time to think about packing and making the…

3 Simple Ways to Find a Waitressing Job Online

Hola from Barcelona! I’ve been really busy these last few weeks with a trip to Rome and now Barcelona! I’m having an amazing time, make sure to keep up with me on Instagram. There’ll be lots of new content from me when I’m back, but for now I’ve got a guest post. Finding a job as a student can be hard, without any work experience and awkward availability around lectures. Lots of my friends have worked in bars or restaurants around their degrees, it can be a great way to earn a bit of extra money alongside your loan. Here…

Romantic Things To Do In London

(this is a guest post, picture is mine from Kew Gardens Orchid Festival last week – see more here!) Whether you’re heading out for date night or planning a relaxing weekend getaway, there are plenty of romantic things for you and your spouse to do in London. From royal palaces to museums and famous jazz clubs, there’s little wonder London remains one of the most visited destinations around the world, so what better place to spend time bonding with your significant other or otherwise tying the knot? In a city famous for its cultural landmarks and vibrant arts and entertainment…