The Importance of Self Care

The importance of self care: Research suggests that 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem in our lifetime. With the pressures of today, it can be difficult to manage daily tasks and take care of our needs. This can be particularly challenging when you are juggling a balance between family, relationships and your studies. While it’s normal to feel anxious, stressed and experience low mood occasionally, when it’s affecting your mental and physical health, extra support may be needed. If you start to feel overwhelmed or stressed, there are some signs to look out for, including…

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Skin care awareness

Let’s be honest, we’ve all been burnt in summer and had to walk round with a pink or red glow. We’ve all peeled, had blisters or felt sore and it’s most likely we’ve let it happen more than once. Once the redness disappears it looks as though the skin has healed however the damage is everlasting – just because you can’t see it doesn’t mean it’s not there. Over exposure to the sun ages our skin. Not straight away, but it speeds up the process. It also puts skin blemishes, such as moles at risk from developing into cancer, so not…

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Coming up this weekend is Father’s Day, and what better way to show your love and appreciation than by giving him a gift which you’ve put time, thought and effort into? As students, we’re seriously restricted by our budgets, so that wireless sound system he just HAS to have is definitely out of the question. However if your Dad is anything like mine (although I am a bit of a Daddy’s girl) he’ll be happy with just a card and a cup of tea in the morning. But if you want to avoid the sarcastic comments on how much effort…

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