Top UK Places To Escape City Life

Busy modern city life can sometimes become too much. There can be too many people all crammed into one place, not enough time to relax and too much rushing everywhere. There’s too many grey concrete and tall buildings, and a severe lack of green fields. There are, of course, many beautiful parks and shared open spaces to enjoy in the city. However, sometimes it can be important to get away from the hectic fast-pace for a few days, escape the buzzing nightlife and instead recharge your batteries, slow down and take the time to notice the beautiful sunset over rolling…

Why are Medical Negligence Claims in the UK on the Increase?

This year I’ve decided to share some more serious topics on this blog. I have written a few posts about mental health at university, saving money, and living more sustainably, but I’d like to venture further. To start this off, here’s a guest post about why medical negligence claims are increasing in the UK. I found this an interesting read, so I’ve decided to share it, and just for clarification, these are not my opinions and I am not an expert. Let me know what other topics you’d like to read more about! Why Medical Negligence Claims in the UK…

The Best Areas to Live in Nottingham: A Student Guide

While I love to share my experiences with student life, this blog is very London-centric. This guest post appeared in my email inbox recently, and I thought it would be great to share it with you. I’ve never visited Nottingham personally, but if any of you live there or are planning to go to university there, I hope this guide is useful! The Best Areas to Live in Nottingham: A Student Guide. Students residing in Nottingham live in all parts of the city, but some areas are more popular than others due to their close proximity to Nottingham Trent University…

Dream Garden Wishlist

*this is a guest post Brief intro from Emily: A long, rambly post about where I’ve been and what I’ve been up to is coming very soon (hopefully tomorrow), but today is something much more lighthearted. Since moving to London 4 years ago, the one thing that has been missing from each of my homes is a garden. I’m lucky enough to live right by Victoria Park and Regent’s Canal, but it’s not the same as having your own garden. One of the highlights of going back to Devon in the summers is how lovely it is to spend time…

New Year, No Smoking: Vapes with Flavour Boss!

Happy New Year! Today’s blog post is all about some vape products I’ve been trying out from FlavourBoss over the last month, so whether you’re a vaper, a smoker, or just curious, keep reading for my thoughts. If you do smoke, what better time to quit than the New Year? I have never personally been a smoker, but several of my friends are. I often like to bring along a vapouriser with nicotine-free liquids when we go out, because it gives me something to do when they smoke, and the flavours are fun! Originally, FlavourBoss had planned to send me…

How to Prepare for Your First Ever Job

You’ve done it. You’ve graduated. You’ve got a degree. You’ve landed a job too. It was all worth it, all those hours and hours of study and work, all that stress, and you’re ready to go out into the big, wide world as a fully functioning adult. Only, if you’ve never had a job before, the whole idea of doing just that can be daunting. It’s okay though; this list of tips on how to prepare for your first ever job will help you to step through the door on your first day full of confidence and excitement. Be on…

Depression and Anxiety Amongst University Students

Today I’ve got a guest post about depression and anxiety in university students, which is very applicable to a lot of us (myself included). I’ve tried propanolol for anxiety, and I’m currently havign CBT for low self-esteem and derealisation, which have mostly been caused by stress from university / trying to survive in London. I honestly know very few people at university who don’t suffer from anxiety, depression, or both! Keep reading to find out some advice on how to cope. Did you know that many university students suffer with anxiety and depression while they are in school? And a…