Staying Fit and Healthy on a Student Budget

Research shows that if your body feels better, so does your mind. Exercise and other physical activity produces endorphins (chemicals in the brain that act as natural painkillers), improving the ability to sleep, which in turn reduces stress. People often assume that the Gym is the only way to lose weight, keep fit or tone up. For students, joining a Gym can add on an excessive cost. However, there are multiple different ways to keep fit while being a student. There are plenty of workouts that can be found on YouTube, Instagram, and even on the apple or android app…

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The Perfect Lighting For The Perfect Uni Room

We know that lighting can make a world of difference to a room. And we all know roughly what to look for when hunting out the perfect light. Brightness? Colour? Size? But what about for those of us who are more fashion conscious and want to make more of a statement? A light can do so much more than brighten up a room, it can change it from a room to a home and look great whilst doing so. Here are some things that we look for that can make the world of difference to a room;CharacterLamps come in a…

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Tips for Taking Instagram Worthy Photos

We’ve all been there when the green eyed Instagram monster rears its ugly head. Why haven’t I got to the magic 11 likes? How come she has 500 followers? Why can’t I take those amazing flat lay photos? Just some of the thoughts that probably run through our mind on a far too frequent basis.Okay, we know Instagram isn’t real life. It’s a carefully curated version of the events, moments, people and places we want others to see but it’s still nice to feel proud of your grid. In honour of the most famous photo sharing app in the world,…

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10 things every girl does when she can’t sleep

1) Check every form of social media possible. Because who doesn’t need to see your aunties holidays photos 12 times, that typical ‘in the club’ snapchat story and every other insomnia sufferers insomnia related tweet, because you know, insomnia. 2) Select a particularly boring episode of your favourite TV programme you’ve seen 5 times. Half close your eyes and hope for the best. 3) Find yourself scrolling through the photos on your phone. You shortly begin to reflect on how this is not the intended use of a phone, where are your incoming texts, whatsapp and Facebook notifications. How did…

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