Organ donation, and death in general, can be a really difficult topic to discuss with friends and family, but it's more important than ever to discuss your organ donation preferences with your loved ones. In this post, I want to explain how to talk to loved ones about your preferences, and clear up some misconceptions… Continue reading Let’s talk about: organ donation
Easiest Ways to Earn Money as a Student
This post contains affiliate links. Affiliate links mean I earn a small amount of points or money when you use my referral code or link to sign up to a product or service. Using an affiliate link costs readers absolutely nothing, but can make a huge difference to the income of the writer. Being a… Continue reading Easiest Ways to Earn Money as a Student
Will I ever afford my own house?
I am due to enter my final year of university in September, and the impending sense of being thrown out into the big bad world has me thinking about job prospects and my future. I'm studying Adult Nursing, so it's likely I'll never struggle to find a job given how short-staffed the NHS is. However,… Continue reading Will I ever afford my own house?
My Makeup Bag Essentials
I absolutely love doing my makeup and skincare routines. I may not be very good at doing my makeup, but I find it so soothing and it makes me feel so much more confident. I’ve tried a LOT of different products over the years, so to help you find your holy grails I’m going to… Continue reading My Makeup Bag Essentials
LUX SKIN IPL Laser Hair Removal Review
A few months ago I purchased a laser hair removal device from LUX SKIN. I was really excited to try home laser hair removal, and posted on my Instagram story that I would share an update and review after a few weeks of use. The LUX SKIN laser hair removal device normally costs £80, but… Continue reading LUX SKIN IPL Laser Hair Removal Review
What’s in my bag: student nurse essentials edition
I'm currently in my second year studying Adult Nursing, and I love getting super organised before my placements start. There's a few items I have in my bag at all times during placement, so I thought I would share them in the hopes it helps fellow student healthcare professionals feel more prepared for their placements!… Continue reading What’s in my bag: student nurse essentials edition
My 2021 Goals
This year, I'm trying to set realistic and specific goals, and I'm turning to my lovely readers to hold me accountable! When I sat down on New Year's Eve to reflect on 2020 and set my goals for this year, I decided I would be kind to myself while setting goals that are kind to the world around me. After all, 2020 was hard enough on us all.
Easy Ways to Make the World a Better Place
It can be hard to contribute positively to your community and the world when you're studying or working full time. However, giving time and money to good causes isn't the only way to make the world a better place. Here's some ideas for easy ways to make the world a better place: 1. Donate blood… Continue reading Easy Ways to Make the World a Better Place
Starting University: A Practical Guide
Anxiety over starting university is common, but remember everyone is in the same boat! Here's some advice on how to make your debut in university life as smooth as possible. If you're living away from home, particularly for the first time, you're going to want to personalise your accommodation. Whether you're living in halls or… Continue reading Starting University: A Practical Guide
The Student Nurse Guide To: Placements
Placements are often the most difficult part of being a student nurse. Long hours as part of a team that you will barely get to know before moving on to your next university block or placement, in an unfamiliar environment where you couldn't find the bladder scanner if someone's life depended on it. Mix all… Continue reading The Student Nurse Guide To: Placements