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Top tips for staying positive at the moment

Remote learning changes the way we interact, and makes it easy to feel distanced from your course mates. This coupled with lockdowns and tier regulations make our usual social lives a distant memory, but there are ways to stay connected and keep your spirits up! It’s worth remembering that everyone is in the same boat…

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How I manage my health condition at uni

Beginning university is an extremely exciting time, however, it can also be a little daunting, especially if you have a physical or mental health condition. Personally, I suffer with both endometriosis and bipolar, as well as being dyslexic – so I’m very aware of the heightened anxiety that comes at this time and throughout your…

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Mental health techniques that may help you too

Lockdown has presented everyone with many challenges, one of which is dealing with our mental health. I will illustrate several techniques which I have used during and after lockdown to help manage my mental health in a positive way. Stay connected During lockdown one of the things which affected me the most was the lack…

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5 things I wish I had known before university

With a foundation degree in Sports Coaching and Development and now currently studying a BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science degree, I can safely say I’ve had a lot of learning opportunities and reflection on my experience thus far. As a second-year Sport and Exercise Science student at the University of Brighton, most of my…

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Positivity

Sometimes it is difficult to stay positive when there’s a lot on your plate and things aren’t necessarily going your way. I’ve learnt from my experiences how best to combat these negative moods and thought I’d share my top tips with you: Set small goals – even though small goals may seem insignificant, you’ll feel…

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Dealing with stress

When we’re stressed we complain about it, but we don’t actually do anything to reduce it! So I’ve put together 4 top tips in order to help manage stress during hectic times:   1. Don’t let work pile up and use your free time wisely. Create a weekly planner and look ahead to the next…

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