Coronavirus

9 Things to Remember When You See Bad News

The news always feels negative at the moment. The pandemic continues to rage around the world, especially in the UK and the US, where the situation feels as though it might never end. But, it’s not all as bad as it seems, and this guide will help you feel more positive about the world around

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Making the Most Out of Home Learning: A Quick Guide

The kitchen is the new classroom, the garden is the new playing field. Parents and guardians are the new teachers and the new science project is whatever mould is growing on the cup of tea on your bedside table. We know home learning is hard – some love it, some hate it. Even though exams

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An Open Letter to 2020 – By Sophie Jackman

One of our student features writers reflects on her experiences of 2020, and what we can all do to make 2021 better. I’m quite sure that I’m not the only person glad that 2020 is over, welcoming the new year with open arms. But before we do that, I would like to attempt to review

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Winter lockdown got you down? Here’s how to help your mental health

With the announcement of a new winter lockdown in the UK, we know it’s a tough time. January is hard at the best of times, but without access to the things that bring us joy, it’s more important than ever to take care of our mental health and of those who are important to us.

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10 things to remember during lockdown

Feel like you are struggling at the moment? It’s a weird time and you’re not alone in feeling frustrated, sad or worried. We’ve got you covered with our top 10 things to remember during the Coronavirus lockdown. If you find this useful, why not check out our Coronavirus support hub in partnership with Tumblr? You’re

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Separated from bae? here’s how to keep your love flowing during lockdown

There’s no two ways about it, getting through the coronavirus pandemic is tough. Navigating relationships isn’t always easy under the best of circumstances, so if you’re having to do lockdown while separated from your bae, we’ve got your back. We’ve compiled our top tips for keeping things sweet until we reach the other side. Conflict

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Keeping Your Eating Disorder Recovery on Track at Christmas

Christmas can be a challenging time in your eating disorder recovery. There is a lot of pressure to socialise, eat in front of others, and a large focus on meals and snacks in almost every home. It is not something to fear though, and you have already come this far in your recovery journey.  This

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How the Pandemic Changed Me – By Joe Plumb

The coronavirus pandemic changed the way we all live and work and has affected mental health and wellbeing of the entire world.  For me, I can’t put into words how much I struggled at first. It was horrible. I felt so alone, so isolated. I felt like I was drowning in my own thoughts and

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11 Things that Can Lift Your Spirits if You’re a Student in Lockdown

Things might seem a bit bleak right now if you’re a student who’s been locked down in your university halls. The news has been dominated by stories of you guys being put into a lockdown that may or may not even be legal, and to be honest, we know it must really suck.  Keeping up

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If you’ve lost somebody to coronavirus, this note is for you.

Ditch the Label’s resident psychotherapist, Rebecca Barrie, explains the five stages of grief. We are being bombarded daily by death rate statistics – so frequent are the updates, and so high are the numbers, that it’s easy to forget that there are human faces behind the numbers – each one being a brother/sister/son/daughter. What if

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