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What to do instead of crying: 3 easy midterm stress relievers

Scene: Monday evening, Wednesday deadline, caffeine dehydration, Main Library, a very numb tailbone, 13% battery on your 2019 MacBook because your USB-C charger decided that this was the night to…

LinkedIn: the social media for the unemployed

The generation that grew up with social media is now about to enter into the professional world. So what have we done? We’ve found a new social media to fit…

 Dear Agony Aunt: I’m starting to resent my best friends

Hi agony aunt, I am a fourth year currently struggling with my diss. I have to get special circumstances and the whole process feels stressful. I feel like everyone around…

The symbiotic cycle of stress and skin, and what to do about it

If you’ve suddenly started to experience acne breakouts after an anxiety-filled period (hi there, 2020) or your eczema flares up every time a deadline looms, your body’s stress response is…

A look into hypnotherapy for exam stress

Exams are a stressful time. So much depends on you passing or getting a particular mark. While some stress can be good to focus your mind, too much can affect…

The pain of procrastination: the inevitability of every exam season

It’s that time of year again. Essay deadlines, exam dates and long library sessions. All too often it seems that our focus wavers from our work and onto mindlessly scrolling…

Losing my humanity: the perils of academic perfectionism

Why is it, that whatever we do, whether it be academic or actual, is never enough? Professor Thomas Curran and Andrew P. Hill (2018) call perfectionism the leading “epidemic among…

Book review: Letters to a New Student by Dr Gary W Wood

Studying is a bit different for everyone – it might be fun, curiosity-driven, and inspiring, but it can also be daunting or stressful when it is wrapped up in deadlines…