Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Simple Ways To Feel Better! | Lets Talk

As a university student and also someone who suffers a lot with poor mental health, I am often on the look out for little ways to make myself feel better. I am hoping a lot of you relate to this post in some way and find a way to feel better from it; as these are my own personal ways please feel free to share any that you yourself use to feel better.



Take some down time: 
Sometimes when you're feeling down/tired the best thing to do is nothing. Spend the day in bed or the evening watching some rubbish TV (Honey boo boo or sex sent me to the ER are my faves) possibly have a shower and a face mask. Or even just read a book. When I'm feeling down I put on some good music, turn off my phone and just take some time away to think about things.

Drink more water: 
As random as it sounds drinking more water seriously helps with your mood as you feel more refreshed and less tired. I love to start my day with an ice cold glass of lemon and lime water.

Look after your health: 
This is one for all of the university students out there, when you're at university your health comes last a lot of the time, lots of drinking, lack of sleep and spending a lot of time with other people you forget what it is important. Taking vitamins can help maintain your body as well as making sure you're on top of your sexual health, sometimes we do things we regret at university and it is important to stay on top of getting checked. There are so many free clinics around, it really does benefit you to get checked. It is also important to check yourself out, women can often suffer with cystitis from not drinking enough, having a lot of sex and many other reasons. It is not something to be embarrassed about, if you are worried about anything it is always best to get checked by a professional.

Sleep so much more: 
It is so important to remember to sleep as much as you can at night, a lot of the time bad moods can come from being over tired. Even if you can't sleep at night make up for it in the mornings, it is ok to do this.


I hope this post helped in someway and I would love your tips for feeling better! 

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  1. This is a brilliant list

    Rebecca
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  2. You're totally right about the water - I started drinking 2 litres a day last month and I felt so much more energised. I've fallen back into bad habits now, relying on coffee, and it makes me feel so sluggish after a few hours, urgh

    N xx | Lovelaughslipstick x

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  3. I love this list! Amazing advice
    clandestine-v.blogspot.com

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  4. I can definitely relate. Sleep is so important and so is being hydrated. They are 2 simple things that can make quite a difference.

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  5. I love this! I definitely don't get enough sleep, but whenever I try I just end up lying in bed wide awake until I fall asleep hours later haha!

    L xo
    www.lindsaymurrell.co.uk

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  6. Completely agree with this advice, thank you so much for sharing! A good sleep, or even just a short nap, can restore and rejuvenate you, making you feel so much more refreshed! Love this post!

    Abbey πŸ’‹ www.abbeylouisarose.co.uk

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  7. Yes!! Such good tips!! Especially the looking after your health at uni one, I got a blood test done when I had a chest infection in my first year at uni and all of my blood results were an absolute SHAMBLES - like an actual ill person but it was just because I'd been drinking and eating so terribly. I felt like s** all the time and when your body feels like s**t so does your mind. Looking after your health is so important and so easy to forget! Lovely post as always! Jess xx

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    1. I honestly felt so grim during my second year at university, I spent so much time drinking and not enough time caring about myself! xx

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  8. These are really good points ans are so simple to do! Thank you so much for sharing these with everyone x

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  9. This advice is certainly relevant right now! I'm actually very ill so I definitely should be taking care of myself :)

    Thanks for writing such a lovely post :) xx

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  10. THE simplest yet effective ways you listed her. I love it. We often take little things for granted, thanks for this reminder! Lovely and straight to the point! 🌸🌸🌸🌸
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  11. Great tips! I agree that sleeping does make you feel better!

    Serena / www.ramblingsofanotherunistudent.blogspot.co.uk

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  12. The water and sleep tips are so true. I feel so much better after a good night's sleep and drinking my water which I admittedly don't always do!

    Lisa | www.fairlyrosy.com
    x

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  13. Water is so important! Whenever I have a bit of a headache I know it's because I haven't had enough water that day. Lovely post babe xx

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  14. Drinking water and sleeping are so important for feeling better! It's crazy the difference you feel if you drink a pint more of water a day x

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  15. I couldnt agree more about the water and also chilling out in the bath with a book as a form of escapism x

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  16. Sleep is so very important and I know this is my failing as I burn the midnight oil all too often!

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  17. Agree with all of the advice, especially the drinking water. I drink LOADS!

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  18. Great, simple tips that really do work. Thank you for the reminder. Kaz x

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  19. Lovely post and nice ideas! I'm glad they work for you x

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  20. The simplest tips are the ones that really work, and more sleep is especially important.

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