Health and Wellbeing

The party season: how to make it one to remember

The party season: how to make it one to remember

Guide to having a great Xmas night out without the bad memories... Christmas party season is here! Time to let your hair down and have a good time…and the Water Angels are here to help make it one to remember for all the right reasons. There’s nothing worse than waking up the next morning with a nasty hangover, a blurred memory and feeling of dread about what you did the night before. Follow these simple steps to having a great Xmas night out: 1. Plan ahead – a little bit of... READ MORE

Our Guide to Managing Stress at Uni

Our Guide to Managing Stress at Uni

As a student you’re faced with pressures from what may seem like every direction; your lecturers, your tutors, your friends and social life, your family, your hobbies...the list just goes on and on, making it feel like everything is just stacking up with no end in sight.  When pressure begins to get on top of you, stress can sink in; and if you don’t do anything about it, stress can really start to take over and make you seriously ill. Recognising the signs of stress First and... READ MORE

8 Signs to Look Out for If You’re Not Drinking Enough Water

8 signs to look out for if you're not drinking enough water

We get it...everyone has such busy lives these days, keeping track of exactly how much water you’re drinking just isn’t top of the list, but we need this simple fluid to function. Our bodies are super smart and have all kinds of little ways of telling us we’re not getting enough. Here are our top 8 signs to look out for if you’re not drinking enough water... Dry mouth Never ignore that sticky, nasty feeling on the back of your tongue, reach for the water to lubricate the mucus... READ MORE

5 Simple Ways to Manage Exam Stress

5 Simple Ways to Manage Deadlines & Exam Stress

Easter holidays are over. We get it – you feel full on chocolate eggs, lazy and ready to start thinking about summer. When it comes to deadlines and exam revision, it’s fair to say you’re lacking in motivation. The Angels are here to help give you the boost you need in the most important last few weeks of the term. 1 – Get your priorities straight No it’s not Netflix. Get all the important and difficult work or revision out of the way as soon as possible. Your brain will be more... READ MORE

Why We Need Water to Think Straight

Why We Need Water to Think Straight

  Winter is nearing an end and the sun is peaking through more and more each day; thoughts turn to spring and summer holidays and revision and exams get harder to focus on – that’s where the Water Angels come in. We’re here to help you think clearly when you’re bored out of your mind in lectures or study sessions, and here’s how...   Lack of water is integrally linked to problems with focus, memory, brain fatigue, brain fog, headaches, sleep cycles, bad moods and... READ MORE

How to Stay Chilled When Studying

How to Stay Chilled When Studying

So it’s back to uni for most of us. January can feel like a miserable month now Christmas is over, the tree is down and exams are looming – but studying doesn’t need to be stressful. The Angels have put together their top tips for staying cool, calm and collected when work starts to get on top of you. Make lists – getting organised by writing lists really helps the brain to order everything and help you decide what needs to be done and what’s most important. Being able to see... READ MORE

10 Ways to Unwind After a Long Day

10 Ways to Unwind After a Long Day

As much as we’d all love our biggest worry this month to be what flavour Christmas cookies we should bake unfortunately there’s still work to be done before we can turn our complete attention to creating the world’s best (or worst) gingerbread house. With coursework deadlines coming out of your ears, presents to buy and cards to send it’s all too easy to get yourself in a tizzy. The Water Angels have put together their top 10 ways to unwind after a long day and help you regain control... READ MORE

Why Water is our Favourite Tipple

Why Water is our Favourite Tipple

As you can probably imagine this is a topic the Water Angels feel pretty strongly about. It’s not news that drinking more water is better for us but what does this actually mean and how can it improve our lives? It can make us smarter – this might sound crazy but studies have proven that drinking water can boost brain cell activity, so much so that students who drank water before and during an exam did 10% better than their classmates. It has also been found that drinking water can calm... READ MORE

Our Essential Brain-Food Recipe Pack

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Keep this fantastic-ly delicious and healthy recipe pack to hand for the ultimate go-to revision fuel snacks! Of course it goes without saying, water is the key to maximum brain power so make sure you’re sipping regularly and never have an empty glass by your side. But as well as water we all love a nibble...try out our Angel favourites! Californian crackers Avocados are naturally nutrient-dense and contain nearly 20 vitamins and minerals. The perfect brain... READ MORE

5 Ways to Beat the Summer Blues

5 Ways to Beat the Summer Blues

We know exactly how you’re feeling...grumpy and cold. October is the first month that truly tells you summer is over. For all those still day dreaming of beach days, bbqs and actually having some free time on your hands, take a look at our 5 top tips for beating those summer blues... 1.Get active You might feel like hiding under the duvet with a constant supply of chocolate, but actually autumn is a great time to get active. It might seem odd, but exercise actually gives you more energy... READ MORE

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