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So, “what do you want to do post-uni?”

photo: pawel-czerwinski-jj4LC7iKA6Q-unsplash Man, I get asked this question a lot, and hey, I understand it is a perfectly normal and obvious question to ask as I approach my last year of uni - but if I'm being completely honest I haven't really got a Scooby-Doo. I have sat down many times in front of my…

Simply Put One Foot In Front Of The Other

Nature is fuel for the soul. One of the best habits I adopted a couple of years ago was getting out for my 'daily steps' in the fresh air. If I felt sluggish, tired, stressed or nervous, one of the things I would do that would make me feel instantly better was simply going for…

The best independent coffee shops in Exeter

Having explored my University city over the past few weeks I have come up with a list of the best places to check out if you're ever in town. With the second lockdown well underway, supporting local businesses is key to their survival, so grab yourself a takeaway coffee with a friend! Below are the…

University: A Half Term Review

Isolation, curfews, online teaching and groups of six. Although an accurate description of university so far, it doesn’t cast a very positive light on a new exciting, independent life. Instead, let me rephrase: new friendships, the enjoyment of learning, nights out & the exploration of beautiful places. Yet, reality is somewhere in the middle, always…

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9 women of ages 14-85 answer the same question: ‘What one piece of advice would you give to someone younger than you?’

As I begin to transition into another new chapter in my life, one of greater independence, study and responsibility; and with this extended period of time at home – it has given me the chance to reflect on what I’ve learnt and how much I still have to learn. But learning from others, those who…

The ultimate running playlist: why music helps us run better

Running for me is a great stress reliever and is just as important for my mental health as it is for my physical health – but the difference between a good run and a great run can be whether I listen to music or not. Humans are hardwired to respond to rhythm, and it is…