Guidance

  • 10 More Songs to Help Keep You Motivated

    It can be hard to stay focused on your work during the Easter holidays, with having no contact with tutors. On top of that, it won’t be long (hopefully) until the world will start to get back to normal, we’ve just got one last little push to go. So I’ve compiled 10 more songs that […]

  • Mental Wellbeing in a Post Lockdown World

    Many lockdowns later, we are starting to re-emerge from our slumber. Most of us will not be the same: and this can be a good thing. We now recognise the need more than ever, to take care of our mental health. For many, it did not take a global pandemic to trigger mental health problems […]

  • The Truth behind Biomass “Green Energy”

    If you are still reading my blogs, by now you know I am passionate about sustainability. It is a difficult subject to tackle because it is so vast, and it requires not only the actions of ourselves as individuals, but everyone; especially governments. The UN released the 17 sustainability goals back in 2015 to envision: […]

  • History Dissertation Tips

    This semester I’ve been writing my dissertation, and I thought there was no better time for me to record a few tips for people doing their dissertation in the future. There are a few disclaimers to be had: firstly, I’m a history student, so some of these tips will probably only be relevant to fellow […]

  • How to: Move out, the guide

    I am sure everyone, including me, is currently stressing over exams, assignment and potentially, moving out. That’s why I decided to make this short and easy guide on how to move out, hassle-free. Here’s what you will need: Boxes and/or bags for packing Tape, lots and lots of it Permanent marker(s) Padlock, if your storage […]

  • Some Things I’ve Learnt from Counselling

    Counselling has helped me so much on a personal level, but it’s also taught me a great deal. These are some of the more general pieces of advice I have received, and hopefully, they might help some of you too. 1. The longer you avoid doing something you’re scared of, the harder it is to […]

  • Small Self Care Tips

    I think it’s really important that we continue to look after ourselves during lockdown and isolation. So, I thought I would put together 5 small self care tips for you to practice perhaps every day or every other day that can help to keep you calm and positive during these tough times! Get fresh air! […]

  • Covid Valentine’s

    I can’t believe it’s already almost Valentine’s Day! I know a lot of people don’t do anything special for Valentine’s Day and I’ve heard plenty of complaints that it’s just another capitalist trick – BUT I think this year, more than ever, we should enjoy it however we can! This blog post will include some […]

  • Water Scarcity and the Upcoming Challenges of the Modern World

    Taking blog ideas from my semester 2 – CE50019 Sustainable Use and Environmental Impact module, I thought I would talk about issues facing us in the modern world – starting with Water Scarcity. Humans use about 4,600 cubic km of water every year, of which 70% goes to agriculture, 20% to industry and 10% to […]

  • New Year, New Me Is a MEME