Hello and welcome to my second day of Blogmas! I don’t know about you but Christmas for me is one of the busiest times of year. I love having some many festive things to do but on top of assessment deadlines, student responsibilities and the general Christmasy commitments, it can sometimes be easy to get overwhelmed.

I saw a post on Pinterest recently that listed some ideas for looking after yourself during busy life periods so I thought I would have a go at writing my own list – and what better time to start than at Christmas! I’ve come up with a list of activities to count us down to the big day aimed to promote self care, being kind to others and getting into the festive spirit. Continue reading “BLOGMAS – DAY 2: SELF CARE ADVENT CALENDAR”


Over the past few weeks I have started to realise that I really do need to take better care of myself. When I’m at uni I work myself into the ground with all the commitments I take on and I find myself constantly putting my physical and mental wellbeing at the bottom of my priority list. I guess this blog post is just about everything that’s happened to force me to take better care of myself and will act as a reminder to put myself first sometimes. Continue reading “SELF CARE AND SAYING NO”