University second year – An update into my student life!

Hi everybody! Apologies for the absence; life as a second-year university student has been quite chaotic to say the least. With assignments, dance and revision fixed in my agenda, it’s been almost impossible to sit down and write. Today, I anxiously decided to take a break from my studies to focus solely on self care.Continue reading “University second year – An update into my student life!”

University – life lessons, goats and second year!

A year ago, I set off on a new and exhilarating adventure. University life. My first year as a University Student… Exciting! I’m now just a week away from beginning my second university year. Following my studies in Zoology with Animal Behaviour as I aim to become a voice for those in need of one.Continue reading “University – life lessons, goats and second year!”

Uni and mental health – managing education and wellbeing

Managing education and mental health simultaneously can prove to be excruciatingly difficult at times, though, not impossible. Like with anything, the most important thing is to take it day by day. One step at a time.Fortunately, teachers and universities are becoming more aware of student mental health, they’re more understanding and willing to make adaptationsContinue reading “Uni and mental health – managing education and wellbeing”

Battling Depression – an ongoing journey towards happiness

I wanted to write this for those in need of some helpful words to hear, some reasons to carry on and a reminder of the positives in life when everything seems so dull and hopeless. What is Depression? Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel,Continue reading “Battling Depression – an ongoing journey towards happiness”

University – good bye to my first year

25/05/2018 Today marks the end of my first year of University! It’s surreal how quickly it’s gone, it seems like just yesterday I was anxiously packing up my belongings and heading down to Bangor ready to begin my dream course, Zoology and Animal Behaviour. I had no idea what to expect, whether I’d adore UniContinue reading “University – good bye to my first year”

Be The Goat – Finding happiness amongst my animal friends

The wind is blowing, the sun is shining and contentment is flowing through my veins. On a day like today, I am thankful to be alive. And, sometimes, taking a moment to appreciate the beauty around us really works wonders. I can breathe, I can learn, I can hug and love and those are allContinue reading “Be The Goat – Finding happiness amongst my animal friends”