• Coping with exam stress

    I always remember the old gloomy feeling in my stomach whenever exam season is coming. Going into this stressful territory, where we get sweaty palms and our heart racing make it near impossible to sit down and revise. Here are my top 5 tips that have helped me with nervous times, and hopefully will help […]

  • Eating out: Indian restaurants to try

    It’s the 26th and we can finally eat out! I have been craving good Indian food (vegetarian of course) and here are my top 3 Indian restaurants in Dundee. Rishis – its right on Hawkhill, near uni campus. Its honestly so tempting to eat out right after lectures. They have amazing lunch deals, and the […]

  • Spinach Pulao

    As a child, Popeye sailor man was one of my favourite cartoons. Watching him obsess over spinach did become a great advocate for making me eat spinach. However, it was also my mum’s innovative spinach recipes that made this superfood edible. During my easter break MasterChef marathons, I got imaginative and tried making this easy […]

  • Indian yellow lentil dal

    Comfort food at it’s finest and yet filled with protein to make you feel good about it. The yellow split lentil packet at Lidl costing only about 70p, you can make an amazing healthy budget friendly dish. It can be soup or even curry with rice. All you need are 4 ingredients – yellow lentils, […]

  • Life of a medical student: Obs and Gynae placement

    Hello everyone! I am blogging about my clinical placements and what’s it like being at the hospital during covid times. I am in my obstetrics and gynaecology placement in Dundee. One of the most exciting part of my rotation were surgical theatre days. I had to wake up early and arrive at the ward for […]

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  • Sunscreen for Sunny Dundee (med student edition)

    The sun has finally graced us and is preparing for summer. I can’t believe that temperatures changed so drastically going from 4 celsius to 15 in just a week ! This kind of weather calls out for  long walks along the riverside, going to beaches  and feeling the warmth. I am in my dermatology placement […]

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  • University Mental Health Day

    Our mental health influences how we think, feel, and behave in daily life. The Covid times have really tested our ability to cope up with stress, recover from life’s hardships, overcome challenges and build relationships. In light of Dundee University raising awareness about mental health last week, I wanted to share a few tips I […]

  • Happy pancake day

    In 2021, Strove Tuesday also known as pancake day falls on 16th February. In the celebration of one of my favourite breakfast meals to have I am sharing my pancake recipe. Since I am vegetarian, I can’t put eggs in my recipe however they still come out delicious and fluffy. The prep time is about […]

  • Cyber Monday Edition: Buying laptop for university

    Cyber Monday and Christmas deals are offering laptops at amazing prices. The challenging part now is selecting which laptop is best suited for you and your university course. I had spent days researching for my laptop before I had bought the one that was fit for me. We all know about setting up a budget, […]

  • Academic Burnout

    We are nearing to our Christmas break and losing our motivation to study. Feeling more exhausted and irritable with the raining weather? Less inspired and creative when trying to do work ? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might be at the verge or already having a burnout. A burnout is […]