A Guide to Winter Layering

How can you tweak your wardrobe to keep yourself warm this winter, without having to spend an arm and a leg? As the temperature has finally began to dip following an unusually warm autumn, you may be staring at your wardrobe wondering how on earth do I make use of my clothes to make sure I’m warm? I do this every year, whilst staring into a wardrobe full of a stack full of […]

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“Stress Awareness Day”

We all know what it’s like to feel stressed – being under pressure is a normal part of day to day life. But sadly, stress is often overlooked and dismissed as simply nothing, however it is much more than that. Becoming overwhelmed by stress can lead to mental health problems or make existing problems worse. According […]

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Style Files: Autumn Trends

Crisp cold mornings and the the relaxing crunch of leaves beneath my feet means only one thing – autumn is here. Throughout the autumn/winter period, you will mostly find me rummaging through clothes rails on the hunt for cosy jumpers, searching for my 87th turtle neck top, and coats of various shapes and colour to […]

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Sunday Brunchin’: Sweet Potato and Spinach Hash

It’s Sunday and what does that mean? It’s time for Sunday brunchin’.  As we all know, Sunday’s are for doing absolutely nothing. A time to eat all the food in the house and scope out the entire Netflix A-Z before finally deciding on something to watch. It’s a ritual in my house that Sunday’s are for […]

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Style Files: How to Wear Red

RED ALERT… The fiery shade, in a plethora of hues, dominated the autumn/winter 2017 shows earlier this year, with brands such as Givenchy, Preen and Max Mara sending head-to-toe burgundy, wine and cerise looks down the runway. From tracksuits to coats, oversized knits and accessories – if there’s one colour to be seen in this […]

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It’s Time for Universities to Step Up Their Mental Health Support

When you begin applying to university, all you ever hear being echoed left, right and centre by teachers, university students and lecturers is: “You’ll love it” and “It’ll be the best time of your life“. This may be the case for the majority, but it is simply not the case for everyone. Mental health at university […]

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‘Blue Monday’

Let’s face it, Monday’s are always the bane of everyone’s lives. Added to the fact we are slap bang, right in the middle of a bleak winter and the weather is miserable – a recipe to cause a slump in anyone’s mood. But what’s so different about Blue Monday in particular?  What is Blue Monday? […]

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