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by Eileen Shannon Contact
Topic: Academic life
Views: 45
When the New Year rolls around, everyone usually takes a step back to revaluate their choices over the past year, and typically decide to make some ‘new year’s resolutions’. Now I’ll be the first one to raise my hand and admit that I failed miserably at my resolutions this year, and we’re not even a month in! However, I also think that there’s no need to place yourself into a position where you’re forcing yourself to take on too many resolutions at once. You don’t need to jump right into new activities or routines, mindsets or the new ‘Lean in 15’ diet. Start small, and start with what makes you comfortable. At the beginning of semester two, the big shock is jumping back into college work after a long month off for the Christmas holidays. The key is to keep your mental health in check, and to be mindful of what makes you feel good. Don’t try to make yourself into someone that you are not, because you’ll only... read more
by ciaratreacy93
Topic: Academic life
Views: 13
Hi everyone,Hope First Years and Mentors alike are settling in well to the new semester and have recovered from the post-Christmas food coma! Although we're in a new semester, it's important to ensure the Mentoring programme is not forgotten. Mentors are still there should First Years have queries or concerns, or simply need someone to meet for a chat. We are in the process of compiling feedback which was received from both groups over the past few months about the programme, and will be communicating with you all over the course of the next few weeks. In the meantime, if there are any issues be sure to get in touch! read more