Loughborough Student Life

Posts by maria

Coping with Stress

Stress is a neurological or physiological reaction to help us cope with an external event. However, in a world that creates interventions and gives advice on how to reduce stress we often forget that stress isn’t all bad. For example, it can increase our alertness and improve our behavioural and cognitive activities, thus our performance. […]

My Journey through SAD

I come from a country that is warm all year round, with our December being our hottest month and July being the month we throw our jumpers on. Even during cold times, jumpers are off by lunch because it is just too hot… very different to life I found myself in when I came to […]

Surviving the ‘Beast from the East’

If you’re an international student who was raised in warm weather, or if you are naturally drawn to sunnier weather, then this is the post for you.

Library support

Having just come out of the dreaded exam/essay month, I can truly say I feel exhausted.