Festival Lights Out

As sexual assaults at music festivals become more common, many leading events set to take place this summer have blacked out their websites as part of a new initiative. More than 25 festival websites will be blacked out for 24 hours today (8 May) to raise awareness of sexual assaults. The Association of Independent Festivals […]

How to De-stress

In our busy lives, it seems like feeling stressed is the normality. Some of us thrive off a little stress; however, stress for many can be a hindrance, and really affects their daily lives. It’s always good to take a second to clear your mind and de-stress – especially during exam season. And since April […]

Let’s Talk About Depression

Today is World Health Day, an annual event highlighting various illnesses and disabilities to raise awareness and spread knowledge. This year the World Health Organisation (WHO) is running a year-long campaign on depression. Depression is one of the leading illnesses worldwide and suicide is the second largest cause of death amongst those aged 15 to […]

The benefits of a full night of sleep

Today is World Sleep Day which celebrates all the joys of sleeping as well as highlighting some of the problems that go with it. There are plenty of issues to do with sleep and education, medicine, social lives and driving, but it is an essential part of everyday life and something that most people enjoy doing. […]

It’s Student Volunteering Week!

We all know helping others is good for your soul – but volunteering can also do wonders for your CV. And with this week being Student Volunteering Week there’s no better time to start lending a helping hand. The national campaign,  now in its 16th year, aims to raise awareness of the value of student volunteering. […]

#MondayMeal Vegan McDonald’s Sausage and Egg McMuffin

This week’s #MondayMeal comes from the lovely Adele from Vegan Burd. Not only does she create vegan-friendly versions of old-school sweets (think Rollos, Munchies and Crunchies) she also managed to squeeze in some time to share her incredible vegan McMuffin recipe with us.  Check it out below! Ingredients 1 veggie sausage (I used a Linda […]

Instagram’s New Feature Could Change Your Life

Poached eggs, nights out and fancy new purchases – Instagram doesn’t exactly give the full story of our lives. We all know the social media site has become something of a highlight reel, so it might come as a surprise to hear that researchers can predict which users had depression based on what filters they […]

Interview with blogger Natascha Cox

Natascha Cox is big news in the blogging world. With a growing following of over 85000 and collaborations with brands such as ASOS, Adidas, Next, River Island, Marks & Spencer and Urban Decay, Natascha has no plans to slow down.   Right now Natascha is working hard to promoting body confidence amongst teens –she has just been made […]

#MondayMeals: Chompsky Maple and chipotle sweet potato hash

Glasgow based street food company, Chompsky,  make delicious munchies from around the world. This week they are sharing  their secret sweet potato recipe with us. This sweet potato hash can be used as a burrito filling in a tortilla wrap with guacamole, salsa, cheese and sour cream. It is also great for hot breakfast with poached […]