News: Wellbeing

Post-exam wellbeing 

A group of friends jumping in the snow

End scene. Now it's time for some TLC.

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Do I have to be “that girl”?

a bright minimally decorated grey-toned apartment with large windows

Do I have to wake up in a picturesque city apartment at 5 am? Do I have to go to the gym before my uni classes? Do I have to spend an hour every night doing skincare to be accomplished in my life? 

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Nurturing plants, nurturing me

green foliage of devil's ivy (pothos) vines

My first plant started off as a small vine of devil’s ivy that kept me company during the 2020 lockdown. 

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Students who are parents

Rear body shots of 2 adults holding either hand of a toddler, walking away from the camera.

I joined the university’s mentoring program in my first year as an HDR student. I am so grateful I was assigned my mentor. She has stuck with me through all the disruptions during my Ph.D. candidature.

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Graduation speeches

view from below of 6 students in graduation gowns holding their fingers in v signs together in a group

I do love autumn graduations. What I’d love more is to one day be graduating myself!

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Flight of the busy bee

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I thought being as busy as possible was a good thing but lately my friends have made me think otherwise.

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Warding off worry

2 people walking on grass towards sun low in the sky

Are we still talking about COVID?

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Productive morning routine

An image of a sheet with a sign reading 'GOOD MORNING', a bowl of fruit, a watch, a phone, and makeup brushes.

There is a certain type of video that is always lurking on the YouTube home page. It is the infamous ‘morning routine’, a perfectly stylised video which glorifies waking up at an early hour to achieve peak productivity.

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Be there for yourself & others

friends hugging

So, you have a loved one who is struggling with mental health, and you want to be there for them as much as you can. But you’re not sure what’s the best way to be there for them without burning yourself out. So here are a few tips to make sure you’re looking after yourself as well as you’re the person you’re helping.

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Posture? Meditation? Lofi?

girl meditating in front of lake

Exam season was a stressful time, so it’s important that you practice mindfulness and doing the little things to improve your wellbeing.

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