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  • I lost my friend to suicide June 15, 2017 NatashaI lost my friend to suicide7th June 2017 – It’s three months today since my dear friend Francesca was found dead in her apartment. She had been suffering from long-term depression, anxiety and a very sad and deep self-hatred. The darkness of her mind was so strong she had become unable to let any light in and she believed the ... read more
  • Preparing for your first driving lesson February 19, 2017 NatashaPreparing for your first driving lessonWhen it comes to independence one of the first things that a lot of young people think is learning to drive. It may be that you’re thinking about getting your licence before you start university, or you’re already a student and want to get your licence before you graduate to improve your job prospects. Whatever ... read more
  • How are you feeling after Dry January? January 31, 2017 NatashaHow are you feeling after Dry January? As January comes to an end it’s likely that those students who took part in Dry January will be feeling good for it, benefiting from the positive affects of alcoholic abstinence on their bodies and minds. If you took part, it’s worth reflecting on how you found not being able to drink and what your ... read more
  • Finance ABCs to save you money! December 13, 2016 NatashaFinance ABCs to save you money! What with it being the end of term and Christmas getting closer, you may be one of the many students across the country counting their pennies and contemplating living off baked beans until you go home for the Christmas break. There are a few things you can do during your time off to help get ... read more
  • The dark side of social media… November 27, 2016 NatashaThe dark side of social media...Are you aware of the impact that social media can have on your life? In a world where the internet and social media play a prevalent part in our lives, it’s important to understand the effects of this popular culture phenomenon. It helps to bring people together and allows us to share our thoughts, images and information on a level ... read more