Why Should You Start Doing Yoga?

The first semester is already behind us and the exams are over. But everyone knows that being a university student is a tough work. On the one hand, there are presentations, exams, and usual uni workload; on the other, there we are, trying to maintain a social life, work at a part-time job and taking care of ourselves. It might be hard to find a sense of balance among these pressing responsibilities. However, yoga is one way that can help you manage the stress that results from having a lot of obligations. So why exactly is yoga good for students? Weiterlesen


An Attempt to Plan Your Planner: Bullet Journaling

When we are already two months into 2018 is it too late to talk about new year’s resolutions? Let’s assume it is never too late to do something beneficial for yourself, shall we? One of my resolutions was to become more organized and actually stick to my organized self. With this goal on mind, I have bought a new agenda at the beginning of every year for some years now. However, I could only use these yearly agendas for a week – at most! Then I came across with a craze called bullet journaling. Weiterlesen

Important Things to Know If You Are A Working Student in Germany

Many of us work in part-time jobs to support ourselves or to gain work and life experience. But there are important rules to remember whether you are EU citizen or non-EU citizen while you are working as a student. You might know these if you are already working but they are still important to remember and for those who are considering to get a part-time job, this post is a must-read before you jump into the world of part-time jobs! Weiterlesen

Tips and Reminders for Exam Preparation

It feels like yesterday since I wrote a post on “tips for going back to Uni with motivation” a couple of months ago at the beginning of the semester! Now, it is time to be tested for a semester worth of knowledge. I know everybody has already been studying –I know because it is impossible to find a seat in the UB before 7 p.m. Still, here are some final reminders and tips on what to do and what NOT to do when preparing for exams. Weiterlesen

Christmas Break is Over, Another Year has Arrived: Now What?

Since we, the students, are not strangers to post-holiday blues we had already given tips on going back to school and saying goodbye to summer at the beginning of the winter semester. Here is another article on post-Christmas break blues combined with winter blues…What to do and how to deal with them? Especially because it is time to jump back to your study routine, with almost one and half month remaining to final exams. Weiterlesen

Is it Santa? Is it Father Christmas? No, It is Saint Nikolaus!

It is the season of the abundance for old, white-bearded men dressed in red outfits. But who is who? It is a bit confusing if you are unfamiliar with these traditions. On every 6th of December in Germany, children (they are the ones who receive gifts) celebrate the Nikolaus Day. So, Nikolaus arrives before Father Christmas. If you have ever wondered who is St. Nikolaus and what some traditions are related to this day, wonder no more! Weiterlesen