Being a student is hard. There I said it! But do you know what makes it harder? Being a student with a chronic illness. That is so challenging, that unless you’ve actually experienced it, you really couldn’t understand what it is like. Continue reading “10 Tips for the Chronically Ill Student”
I’ve suffered from anxiety and panic attacks for as long as I’ve been diagnosed with ME/CFS, but before that it wasn’t really something that I had experienced.
The reason I’m writing this post now is because this has been playing on my mind a lot this week. For Uni, I have two presentations that I have to do in a few weeks; one, a 15 minute presentation to do on my own, and the other a 10 minute presentation in pairs.
I can already feel myself getting anxious about these, but not only that, also about the fact that it would not be impossible for me to have a panic attack before, during or after the presentation, which is causing me to feel more anxious and it just goes on. The more anxious I feel, the more likely it is that I will have a panic attack, and because I’m feeling anxious about having the panic attack, it’s increasing the chances that I will have one – does that make sense? Continue reading “5 Tips to Help with Anxiety”
Hello everyone! I can’t believe it is December already. This year has gone SO FAST it’s unbelievable! So much has happened in this past year but I am so excited to get into 2017 and hopefully make it a year to remember!
Unfortunately, being a student, Christmas and the New Year isn’t all just chocolate and presents. There’s usually some sort of assignment to do over the holidays, and in my case, I have three. That’s right! Three. One due in just before Christmas, and two due in January. Continue reading “5 Tips for Students Over Christmas”
In my post the other day I went over my highlights of the year, the many nights out I’ve managed (8 to be precise) and actually finishing the year!
In this post though, I’m going to tell you 10 things which I’ve learnt over this past year! For anyone that is at Uni or has been to Uni, these will probably ring true to you and to anyone who is thinking of going anytime soon, hopefully this will help! Continue reading “10 Things I’ve Learnt at Uni This Year!”
Hey everyone! I am so pleased to tell you all that I have officially finished my first year at Uni! I mean… I do have a portfolio to submit next week but the point is I have no more exams/lectures/seminars so Uni is completely done until September! Continue reading “First Year Round-Up!”