How Did It All Start?

Happy New Year guys! And Welcome to my 1st Blog-post! I've got a lot of things to cover in this post so I will try to make it as short as possible. I guess what is important to start off with is that I didn't have a clue as to what I wanted to do after college. I was a typical 16-year-old who was confused about why I had to make such big scary decisions. I am from Nigeria, and any Nigerian readers will know that most of our parents would like us to be Doctors or Lawyers. In this case, both my parents wanted me to become a doctor and didn't understand what psychology stood for lol. I studied BTEC Health and Social Care and English, which created this desire in me to help people. I didn't know how, but I knew that I wanted to help those who were vulnerable. And that's why I decided to study Psychology .....

Postgraduate Life Begins

After a fantastic holiday in Los Angeles and Vegas, it was back to studying. I was so excited and ready to go back but also very nervous. It was a different university which meant a whole new environment, new lecturers, new friends and most importantly new goals. I was so happy when I got accepted into King's. Apart from UCL and Queen Marys, I considered King's to be one of the best who specialises in Early interventions in Psychosis. I forgot to mention, I applied for both the MSc in Mental health and Early Intervention in Psychosis, and got into both, but decided to go with the second option as I was very interested ......

Gap Year​

Happy Friday 🙂 So leading from my last blog-post, once I got into Kings College London, I decided to take a gap year. For me, the exam period was probably one of the most stressful events in my life, just because I’ve never known how to manage or control stress. Once results were out, I passed all but one exam (which I had to retake). Although I passed the exam and was awarded a 2:1, I was very unsettled. I couldn't sleep properly,