Author: Millie Pritchard

Millie’s Musings: Getting Through Those Winter Blues

It has hit the time of the year that I honestly feel can be summed up perfectly in one word, ‘slump.’ The excitement of Christmas and the New Year has died down, and we’re all left in the debris of forgotten gym memberships and ‘clean eating’ cookbooks. A lot of us are longing for the …

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Millie’s Musings: Self-care

Bad days… we all have ‘em. For someone with mental illness, however, these bad days tend to be not few and far between. In the UK, 1 in 4 people each year will experience mental health issues. I, myself, am pretty open about my battle with anxiety and I know plenty of people around me …

Millie’s Musings: A Guide to Pulling the Perfect All-Nighter

Let me take you back to one year ago… My first university essay was due at the beginning of November and I was pretty determined to do well in it. I felt as if my whole university degree depended on this one essay. (Me and my friend later found out that this essay was worth …

Millie’s Musings: The Liability – Dealing with your sloshed mate on a night out

September. I can almost smell the new stationery and the optimism (that almost instantly starts to dwindle… spoiler alert) for the year ahead. Another thing I can smell? Alcohol. Fresher’s week is the first encounter new students have up and down the country to university drinking culture, and liquid courage helps take off the awkward …

Millie’s Musings: So, You Hate Your Summer Job…

The summer holidays are in full swing, and that means allowing time to relax and get some respite from the stress of university, right? Wrong. For a lot of us, it means getting a job over the summer months in order to pay for nights out with your friends from back home, and to help …