How Exercise Can Help You Get Over The Post-Holiday Blues

The end of summer is a misery for many of us – because we’ve just come back from holiday, we’ve put on a few pounds and it’s time to start whinging about going back to school.We may have also over-indulged on alcohol, which we know is never good for our bodies or our fitness.It’s also the most popular season for couples to split or take time out from each other. As a result, many people feel uncomfortable, anxious or depressed.Bodybuilding.com, the world’s largest online fitness community, knows that once you get motivated, exercise can make a big difference.Research has shown…

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Top 10 Places to Live in the UK

We all want to be somewhere affordable, somewhere safe and, most importantly, somewhere we can be happy. Whether we realise it or not, these factors are running through our heads as we choose where we wish to go to uni and then again once we’ve graduated. We all want a high quality of life.Price comparison site, uSwitch has put together a ranking of places to live in the UK so we can now see where exactly people have the highest quality of life.The uSwitch study looked at 138 cities throughout the UK, assessing them for 26 different factors including salaries, working hours, life expectancy and…

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Mental Health and the Year Abroad

Mental health is an extremely important topic that everyone needs to pay attention to. Especially students at university – and even more so for students on their Year Abroad – where homesickness, stress, substance abuse, comfort eating and a whole range of anxiety-induced problems can be evident.Admitting that your mental health is not as good as it should be will be difficult as only you yourself know just how low you’re feeling. But with the lack of ‘real’ physical symptoms it’s hard to go to a GP and express how you feel, how it affects your life and those around you….

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What will your New Years Resolution be?

Alas, another new year is approaching, which seems ridiculous as it doesn’t seem long since the last- approximately a year! So here comes the question that gets passed around more often than the common cold, of ‘What is your New Year’s resolution?’. The idea of a new year resolution is obviously to change or give up something when the new year comes. Now I don’t know about you, but I rarely come across anyone who can proudly say that they kept to their. I myself, pledged that I would become more classy last year- by this I meant I wanted…

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