A love letter to my best friends (and why communication is key)

“The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives” – Anthony Robbins I’ve been having a pretty rough time recently and I’m very fortunate to have wonderful friends by my side whenever I need them. A few days ago, after bursts of crying 1) after I woke up 2) while walking to uni 3) in the library and … Continue reading A love letter to my best friends (and why communication is key)

Starting the Wellbeing Society was the best decision of my life

During the height of exam stress and housemate drama last year, I would tell my friends (mid-mental breakdown in the library) that I was going to start a “crying society, where we all just sit in a room and cry together… Our slogan can be ‘you bring the tears, we bring the tissues’”. In a desperate attempt to remind ourselves that we weren’t the only … Continue reading Starting the Wellbeing Society was the best decision of my life

Benefits of joining a society or sports team at university

Hey everyone, just a quick one to touch base before the inevitable panic of going back to uni! I work as a Student Ambassador for my university, and part of my role involves writing blog posts and chatting to prospective students via the Unibuddy platform (I honestly have the best job in the world!). This week I wrote about societies and sport, and I wanted … Continue reading Benefits of joining a society or sports team at university

Honest advice for surviving the housemates from hell

Anyone who has known me throughout my 2nd year at uni has probably heard my housemate horror story, and with a week to go until I’m finally able to deeeeeep clean my house until it’s rid of their germs, I can safely talk about how I survived such a painful living situation. To run the story as short as I can, I moved into the box room … Continue reading Honest advice for surviving the housemates from hell

Let’s talk about abortion rights

*TRIGGER WARNING* This post discusses rape, assault, violence, racism and miscarriages in relation to abortion rights. If these topics might upset you, I would advise you to stop reading now. I have always wanted to use this platform as a means of speaking up on things that I care about, and today it is going to be abortion rights. It’s been all over social media … Continue reading Let’s talk about abortion rights

The podcast soundtrack to my uni experience

I have spent the first two years of my university life commuting around an hour each way, which has resulted in Spotify becoming my best friend. While spending so much time driving and on trains was a great opportunity to fall in love with more music, I’ve also grown into listening to podcasts more often. One of the things I find the hardest about commuting … Continue reading The podcast soundtrack to my uni experience

Album Review – ‘What Did You Want To Be?’, Tom Williams

I’ve been looking forward to Tom Williams’ newest album for months, and it was everything I wanted and more. The older I get and the more I understand about songwriting, the more I appreciate Tom’s music and his influence on me as a writer. If you haven’t read my post all about Tom’s past music and how he mentored me through the first few years of … Continue reading Album Review – ‘What Did You Want To Be?’, Tom Williams