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The importance of self-care

It’s that time of year when you’re starting to feel the pressure of assessments and events, one after the other. Among all the university hype, it is important to take time out for yourself to refresh, relax and get into a focused mental state...

Lifestyle tips from successful people

You know those people who seem to have their life together: they’re organised, proactive, fit and happy but somehow also manage to include down time in their busy schedule? We tend to be jealous of these rare kinds of people because they do...

How to survive a busy day at uni

Coming up to exams and during assessment periods at university, you can find yourself becoming very busy.  To avoid burning yourself out, here is how you can manage busy days effectively. 1. Remember it won’t last forever Whether you set up a...

11 ways to beat overwhelm

Are you sick of feeling frazzled, stressed and anxious? Whether it’s caused by study, work, family or even ourselves, feeling overwhelmed is never welcome. So, here is my go-to list for when you’re under pressure and need some serenity...

TED Talks to boost your motivation

Once the initial shine and glamour of being at Uni wears off, we are often left feeling unmotivated and uninspired to study. Towards the end of session the coffee mugs get stained, the morning alarms get louder and the headaches start setting in...

Are animals a study help or hindrance?

by Cassidy Brown Assistance dogs are changing the way we can study at Charles Sturt University. This is due to increasing awareness of the ability of animals to improve mental and physical health. To clarify, there are three categories of assistance...

Positive body image mantra

by Cassidy Brown To feel energised and motivated inside, we have to give ourselves tender, loving care while at university. Having a positive body image comes from engaging in regular self-care activities: Avoid an excessive use of social media Stop...

Boost your energy today

If your tank feels stuck on empty, these easy tips will quickly turn around your day and reboot your energy levels without breaking the bank. It starts with how you eat Up your water intake. Drinking water is an instant energy boost. Add sliced...

Why should you be mindful?

Mindfulness means awareness. It is to be conscious, present and attentive in a moment or situation. Being mindful helps reduce stress, anxiety and frustration (AKA our daily struggles as Uni students). In turn, it can also boost intelligence...

Burn off the Christmas feed

I do not know about you but during winter I always think that it’s the time to get my summer body started, however the months pass and I am still a slump. Then it’s Christmas, which means so much food and not a lot of exercise. Well...

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