A very Lush Christmas

Oh the weather outside is frightful, the warm bath is so delightful, and since we’ve no place to go, bath bombs, bath bombs, bath bombs. If you’re just dusting off the last of your Lush Halloween goodies then don’t fret, because the Lush Christmas Collection has been revealed. Get the bath running and enjoy the […]

Coping with the common cold

It’s that time of year. The mornings are getting darker, you’ve had to dig out your coat from the back of the wardrobe and your Vans just won’t cut it as suitable footwear anymore. Never mind ‘winter is coming’, Jon Snow – it’s bloomin’ well here. And with the cold, dark, damp days comes the […]

Have you been affected by sexual violence? Rape Crisis Scotland are here for you

The Rape Crisis Scotland helpline offers support to anyone aged 13 and over* who has been affected by any form of sexual violence, no matter when it happened. Sexual violence includes a range of behaviours such as rape, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, the sharing/threat of sharing initimate images without your consent, sexual harassment, stalking and more. We provide support […]

NTK: Meningitis

If you’re heading off to uni this September, chances are you’re preoccupied thinking about your course, your flat, your flatmates – will you get on with them? – and your new surroundings. You’re not thinking about meningitis. Why would you be? Well, first year university students, especially those who move into halls of residence, are […]

Lend an arm

World Blood Donor Day takes place every year on 14 June which raises awareness of the need for blood donations, and thanks donors for having given blood in the past. This year’s campaign is all about encouraging people to give blood after emergency situations such as natural disasters or major incidents. Donating blood is one the […]

Young people more likely to travel without insurance

With summer holiday season around the corner a new survey has revealed that young people are more likely to travel without insurance – risking medical fees in the thousands if they fall ill on holiday. The Association of British Travel Agents surveyed 2,043 Britons and found that 40% of 18 to 24 year olds were […]

Understanding mental health

The second week in May marks Mental Health Awareness Week. With popular shows like 13 Reasons Why depicting dramatised scenes of depression and suicide, and the term “OCD” thrown about for those who like things to be neat – do we really know that much about mental health issues? Charity Mind estimate that one in […]

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 […]