Walking Off That Christmas Dinner

We’ve all pushed our stomachs to the limit and now we’re paying for it. Plates of pigs in blankets, succulent turkey breast and honey glazed carrots followed by trifle, cheesecake and ginger bread houses. How could we possible have said no? But now we’re stuck to the settee, eyes beginning to ache from the hundreds of films we’ve watched over christmas and our stomachs are buying in front of us, showing the food baby we developed over the past couple of days.it may seem like the last thing you want to do in the moment but a stroll in the…

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Prepare For New Year and Discount Codes

We all have our new year resolutions. Whether that’s to lose weight, drink more, get fitter, be kinder to others or just generally take more care of ourselves, here are a few things that will help you along your way.Sealy Electric blanket      Whilst your writing your to do list and setting yourself targets, why not snuggle up with an electric blanket. It’s made from 100% polyester fleece and ties securely under your bed sheet so it doesn’t irritate you as you sleep, it just makes your bed toasty warm! You can sleep safely knowing that the blanket has overheat protection and is BEAB…

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Coursework at Christmas: How to Avoid Becoming the Grinch

For the first day of Christmas my tutor gave to me…deadlines. Lots of deadlines. When you just want to take part in the Christmas cheer, the last thing you need is coursework dampening your spirits. There’s no need to become the Grinch just yet though, there are ways to minimise the stress and maximise the Christmas cheer.1. Make use of university resources while you’re thereYour university will have plenty of great resources at your disposal, you just have to remember to use them. It not only means that you have to start your planning before the last minute, which is…

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How To Survive January Exams

Step 1. Prepare
The January exams are upcoming and nobody cares. Everybody is way too relaxed and ready for some well-deserved R&R aka the Christmas holidays. Unfortunately, preparation is essential. It is key to do it beforehand, read through your brief, make notes, find out how many questions and marks it is, get a feel for your exams so you are more comfortable when it’s time to study and take them.Step 2. Organise
Organise when your exams are, get those highlighters out, and set up a timetable for yourself. If its colour coded, even better! Now you’ll know exactly when your exams…

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Was University the Right Choice?

It’s the question every university student will ask themselves at some point: ‘did I make the right choice?’ That one question will open the door to a whole host of others, spiraling out of control until you’re questioning your future, your degree, and your general existence. Everyone will have moments like this, but knowing you’re not alone won’t always help. There are better ways to deal with an existential crisis, which are very effective for their simplicity.First off, don’t deprive yourself of guilty pleasures. Yes, your budget is tight, but it’s unlikely that one Starbucks will end up with destitution. Denying yourself…

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