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Getting our vitamin D fix: why it’s important to our mental and physical health

How many times have you had to be reminded to make sure you’re getting enough vitamin C? Whether it’s “drink some orange juice” or “take your Berocca”, we are all aware of how and why we must keep our vitamin C levels high. However, the ambiguity seems to arise over Vitamin D, when “Oh, you […]

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Staying in the loop – innovative ways to keep up with the world

It took a global pandemic to solidify my love for podcasts, but truly, I am now hooked. After watching BBC News notifications greet me every morning with more distressing news, I have finally grown too tired and too anxious of waiting for those horizontal squares of information. I am ready to embark on a journey […]

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The secret of manifestation: how to get exactly what you want

I remember a period of time in lockdown when the word ‘manifestation’ was taking over TikTok and probably still is… (I wouldn’t know, I’ve finally deleted the app, I promise?!)  There were so many videos about people trying manifestation and documenting their findings online. Subsequently, the word has started to creep into our everyday language for […]

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Sober and Social: fun things to do through October…minus the prosecco and the pints

Yes it is true, as students we naturally embrace the stereotype of university drinking culture, as we should in our prime. However, with the beginning of Sober October and the continuation of nightlife restrictions and curfews, we have had to get creative and find new activities to replace our beloved nightlife. This means earlier mornings, […]