Mental Health

  • An Abstract Conversation about Mental Health

    Mental health. Now that we’ve all been plunged into another lockdown, it’s being mentioned a lot. Whether it be TV campaigns encouraging you to reach out to each other, or your tutors reminding you to look after yourselves, it’s impossible to avoid. So I wanted to take this opportunity to talk about mental health in […]

  • Goodbye 2020 – A letter to the year that changed it all

    Dear 2020,  You were a pain. Plain and simple. You gave me mixed feelings since the moment you came in. I had hopes you’d bring much needed change in my life; and you did, just not the kind I was expecting.  You took two really important people away from me, and now it’s your own […]

  • Studying Architecture – my Favourite Projects so far

    Is this just a way to shamelessly promote my work? Maybe. But if you’re thinking of studying architecture, or if you’ve already started studying it, this could give you a clue as to what might be to come. Year 1 – Shelter Space, Form and Structure For this project, we had to design a shelter […]

  • Ten songs to listen to during exam week

    I made this list with my favorite songs that usually get me through all of life’s lows, hopefully they can cheer you up too (or just make you vibe I guess). Good luck with your exams/final week assignments!!! You got this.  Killing me softly with his song, Fugees  Vibes are 10/10 with this one, so […]

  • Resitting a Year – Semester 1

    This year I’m resitting 3rd-year architecture, which obviously wasn’t something I had planned to happen. When I found out I’d failed last year I was understandably devastated, but now it’s almost the end of the first semester, I can’t help but feel like maybe there are more good things to come out of it than […]

  • How to Keep on Top of Deadlines

    Around this time in the semester, it seems like all our deadlines hit us at once. I’ve got a couple of tips that will hopefully help you if you’re struggling with this like I am! Firstly, if you haven’t already, make a note of when all your deadlines are. It might be worth structuring this […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 Songs to Help Keep You Motivated

    At this time of year, when Christmas is fast approaching, it can be hard to stay motivated and focused on your work. So these are 10 songs that keep me going, and maybe they can keep you motivated too. Bring It All Back – S Club 7 “Things are sent to try you, but your […]

  • 5 Little Things You Can Do For Your Flatmates

    I think now, more than ever, it is so important to have a good relationship with the people you live with. We’re spending so much more time at home, so to avoid this time being a misery, I have a list of 5 things you can do for your flatmates, or ask them to do […]

  • Some Things Not to Say to Someone with Anxiety

    The thing about anxiety is it affects people in different ways. Something one person finds easy, another may find impossible. You might think someone seems confident, but in fact, they are suffering behind the scenes. Because of this, you might end up triggering someone with anxiety without realising. Some of the sentences listed below are […]