Technology vs. Tradition: Evolution of the Music Industry

The development of technology has long-since been a hot topic of debate within the majority of industries over the last half a century. Many people are of the persuasion that any technological advancement which moves an industry forward should be welcomed as a healthy improvement, whereas others seem to cherish the authenticity of certain industries and will do anything to prevent it being tarnished. The music industry is no exception to this overwhelming trend. As if contemporary music doesn’t give fans enough to debate about, people are now pondering how music should be consumed, how much access we should have…

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Ace that Essay – Tips for Improving Concentration and Avoiding Distractions

When you first pack up your belongings ready to descend on your university of choice, you soon become caught up in a whirlwind of parties and socialising that you forget that you actually came to learn. Yep, uni isn’t all about nights spent in the Students Union with a tequila shot or five – ahem. It’s about gaining the qualifications you need in order to progress into the career path of your choice. Sadly, how many Netflix series you can watch in a week and how few hours’ sleep you can survive on post-party aren’t the kind of things you…

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How to Organise Life in a Shared Student Accommodation

Many students live in halls of residence for their first year, but when their second year comes around, there is the urge to try something different. The cost of renting a property still remains high in many places around the UK, so the best option can be to share with others. In fact, this can often be a great way to afford somewhere more expensive than you would ever have been able to do it you were on your own. But how do you organise life as a member of a shared student accommodation?   Who should you share with?…

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5 Morning Habits To Keep You Mindful All Day

Mindfulness as a trend has hit the roof in the last few years in the western world, with more and more people practicing various techniques daily. In a nutshell, mindfulness is the practice of paying attention to the present moment, your thoughts, feelings, and the elements around you, allowing you to externalise yourself from the frantic life we all currently live, especially if you’re a student facing stress, nerves, and homesickness. In itself, it is a simple form of (non-religious) meditation which doesn’t have any rights or wrongs: you don’t have to sit cross-legged and hum ‘aum’ if that doesn’t…

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Struggle with Hay-fever try this…

  I have always struggled with hay-fever from the age of about seven. Waking up in the morning with a scratchy throat, eyes itching and nose blocked, that will later clear throughout the day. Some days are obviously worse than others, but it’s like suffering with a constant cold. When in primary school it often prevented me from going onto the field, if this sounds familiar then I urge you to try a product called HAYMAX. Here is a short review of my experiences with haymax: Having tried multiple different tablets and products I have found that they prevent symptoms…

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