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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June 2nd, National Doughnut Day!!

It Friday 2nd June 2017….. Not any normal Friday… This Friday will start the weekend off the right way…. It’s National Doughnut Day!!   Every first Friday in June, people often celebrate the doughnut whilst honouring the Salvation Army Lassies. These are the women that served doughnuts to the soldiers during WW1 in 1938, when this tradition began. Their goal of this fundraiser was to provide the needy through the great depression. Fun Fact: The doughnuts were often cooked in oil in the metal helmets belonging to the soldiers. What better way to admire these beautiful creations than to share…

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Travel Destinations For A Student Budget

Although students have to learn to how budget quickly and sufficiently when flying the nest, if it is done right, at the end of the term you can celebrate getting through the semesters with a breakaway. Here are three places I would recommend to students to consider for your stress-free and well deserved break:   Budapest This beautiful place is perfect for everyone. Whether you are a party animal looking for a quirky, different scene to go out or if you prefer to go sightseeing. Budapest caters for all, and a tip I would recommend is to purchase a Hop on-Hop off…

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