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 […]

Managing your mental health

Today is World Mental Health Day and it’s all about raising awareness and encouraging conversation about mental health problems of all kinds. A report released this August showed that 1 in 4 university students suffer with mental health problems such as depression or anxiety, so it’s vital to talk about these issues – and to seek […]

#MondayMeals: Polenta Fries With Parmesan Cheese and Truffle

This week we’ve got the lovely folk at Nomad taking over. They recently set up Nomad Pizza as part of the revamped Taste of Buchanan food court at the top of Buchanan Galleries in Glasgow. This Scottish company focus on serving fantastic wood fired pizza and delicious sides. Luckily for us they’ve been nice enough to […]