Tag: united kingdom

Tips for International Students

For those of you planning to pursue your education goals away from home, congrats! It is a huge step to make and I know how daunting it can be to start off fresh in a new country. I am so grateful for the experience I had at King’s College London and I hope those starting […]

Stress Analyst

Feeling a tad bit stressed today? Check out this website I came upon today that I thought I would share with everyone. http://www.relaxonline.me.uk/sa1/index.html This interactive page will walk you through the steps of how to calm down and get over the anxious/worried feelings you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed with. Take it as an […]

Be Yourself.

I think this is something many of us suffering from mental illness can relate to in terms of feeling like we have to try to hide our thoughts and feelings to conform with the ‘norm’. I think this a great reminder that at the end of the day we are human and we should not […]

Things I wish those around me would understand about depression.

That I am open talking about my struggles because I’m human and I don’t believe there should be a stigma around it. Similar to someone who has any other chronic condition, there’s no shame in opening up about what I feel. Just because I look happy and often put out a positive vibe doesn’t mean […]

Living in a world of never enough.

It’s easy to fall into the mind trap of feeling like you never have enough or that you’re not enough. The thoughts of “I wish I had more money”, “I wish I was skinnier”, “I wish I was smarter”, or even “I’m not good enough to deserve _______”. It’s as if a scarcity mindset has […]

Do nothing.

Sometimes we get so caught up in our lives and don’t take a minute to listen to what our bodies and minds are trying to tell us. I thought I would post this 2 minute challenge of doing nothing (on your computer and in general) just to focus in on your thoughts. http://www.donothingfor2minutes.com Every time […]

Making a Difference in the World of Children’s Mental Health.

Love that today The Duchess of Cambridge (or also known as Princess Kate) was highlighted as the guest editor for the UK edition of the Huffington Post. She was enlisted to bring attention to the #YoungLivesMatter edition of the website highlighting the issue of children’s mental health, an often neglected area of health care and […]