Emotional Band-Aid

“In our lives, change is unavoidable, loss is unavoidable. In the adaptability and ease with which we experience change, lies our happiness and freedom.”  - BuddhaRead more
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New year new you? Where to go to tick off your 2021 goals

2020 has been quite the year, hasn’t it? So it’s quite understandable if your New Year’s Resolution is literally just to survive 2021.Read more
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Erasmus, Travels, Culture, Health

The Compassionate Act of Wearing a Mask

During a time of uncertainty and fear, all we have is each other. The best way to show our compassion is by protecting those around us, even when the cost seems too great.Read more
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Health

The endless world of what-ifs, by someone going on Erasmus during a global pandemic

Erasmus stands for having a whole lot of fun and making lifelong memories, while studying abroad with people from different cultural backgrounds, but what happens when there’s a global pandemic?Read more
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Erasmus, Travels, Culture, Health

World Mental Health Day - Building Bridges & Tearing Down Walls

Let's make this year's Mental Health Day the day we tear down the walls that separate us from our fellows, let us connect through our diversity and build new bridges. We are a singularity divided into 7 billion bodies.Read more
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Erasmus, Volunteering, Health

Why Are We Waiting For Tomorrow to Start Living?

We’re always talking about getting on with our lives. Well, we are. We get on with our lives. This is it. Maybe the problem is that I’ve always been driven by my wants. My life’s always been about tomorrow. And the idea that life is now… it’s horrible.Read more
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Erasmus, Health

Respecting your Self Limits and Mental Health

Sometimes, we forget what we really need, and we sacrifice ourselves on the altar of ephemeral entertainment in order to be socially acceptable or to find an escape from what troubles us. Read more
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Erasmus, Health

How Do Outdoor Exercises Help You Sleep Better?

Most people who suffer from short-term insomnia are either depressed, stressed, or both. Stress levels escalate at night because, for most people, you are alone with no one to talk to or anything meaningful to distract you from stressful life occurrences.Read more
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Health

Feel-Good Reads

Staying indoors is simple, staying entertained is another issue. Give your Netflix account a breather and check out these awesome books!Read more
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Culture, Health

How to maintain your well-being as a student in quarantine

During a pandemic everything is different and taking care of our well-being is extremely important. Here are a few tips that will help you take care yourself while COVID-19 is affecting our lives.Read more
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We all have been there - struggling with packing all our belongings before heading out on Erasmus. How much time have we spent wondering: “am I going to use this?” ...maybe it is about time to make more space for memories and less for objects.
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This month, the ESNblog celebrates its fifth anniversary! We’ve had ups and downs and even in a very complicated year, we never stopped writing. From the ESNblog team, here are the top 5 most-read articles of the year.
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Four years after my first Erasmus, I can trace the biggest decisions of my life back to the moment I made the decision to go on a student exchange. And I’m forever grateful.
What makes our section really special is the atmosphere of support and encouragement. (...) I got this team spirit when I joined the section and found it the most captivating. Your ideas, feedback... that’s all welcome.
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It’s spring, we’re desperate to get away, but it still doesn’t look like international travel will happen anytime soon. But don’t worry!
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From an early age, everyone teaches us that it is important to be kind and to treat others with respect and understanding. They teach us not to raise our voices, to remain calm, and not to pour out our anger on others.

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