Marina Afzal-Khan

2018/19 Online Wellbeing Editor | Third Year Law Student

ARTICLES BY Marina Afzal-Khan

Bpd: a rollercoaster of unstable emotions

Personality disorders are still a new phenomenon in the world of mental health and require more awareness. There is a stigma that sufferers are just attention seeking. This is not the case. Here is an account of the struggles that arise from Borderline Personality Disorder.
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Taking care after a break up

The end of a relationship can seem like the end of your world. Emotions are heightened and everything can feel a little intense. This can have negative consequences to one's mental health.
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The benefits of going home

Online Wellbeing Editor, Marina, discusses how going home or simply leaving the university bubble for a few days can have a positive effect on your mental health.
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What are unhealthy coping mechanisms?

Marina discusses coping mechanisms that may actually be more harmful for you in the long term even if they provide short term relief.
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Don't stress it: What causes students stress and how they overcome it

7 November is National Stress Awareness Day. Therefore, we asked some of our Epigram Wellbeing writers what causes them stress and how they overcome it.
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Sharing your problems on social media is unhealthy... Or is it?

In the second edition of Epigram Wellbeing's debate series, students Sabrina and Marina respond to the statement: Sharing your problems on social media is unhealthy.
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Summertime sadness

New online wellbeing editor Marina Afzal-Khan writes about how to adjust back into university life after a lengthy summer.
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Aren't you just a fussy eater?

New Online Wellbeing Editor Marina Afzal-Khan discusses the mental health condition ‘Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder’ more commonly known as
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