Learning to look after yourself is as essential as any other skill. Juggling your studies alongside a part-time job and still finding time to relax can be hard. The content on this page will help you find the way to wellbeing.

Managing Stress

Managing Stress: Tools and resources to help you thrive

This guide explores what stress is, why and how our body reacts to stressful situations in the way that it does and explores techniques to help you deal with stress. At the end you will find links to some books that will help you further.


Student Wellbeing Book Collection

This collection brings together a selection of our titles, to help equip you with the skills you need to overcome stress, develop your mindfulness skills, or learn resilience.

Mindfulness: A Practical Guide for Students

This chapter sampler offers you a guide to the theory and skills of Mindfulness, teaching you tools and techniques that will help you cope with the stresses of life at university.


Four Attitudes to Help Us Cope in Times of Uncertainty

Gary Wood, author of The Psychology of Wellbeing, offers advice on coping through difficult circumstances.


Exercises, Tips and Strategies for Self-Improvement

This FreeBook is designed to help you stick to your plans and ahieve your goals, whatever they may be. With concrete tips and practical advice to make positive changes all year round, this book includes skill-building exercises and insights that offer you the tools you need to address areas in which we could all benefit from a little help.


11 ways to deal with stress

Feeling stressed occasionally is normal. Sometimes life just gets on top of us and we find it difficult to cope. In small amounts stress can be good for us. A little stress can boost our memory and enable us to work more efficiently. It is a vital warning to us that we need to slow down, that life is getting too busy and that we need to relax.

8 strategies to help students relax during midterms

No matter what else you have going on, you need to rest. What does it even mean to “take a break” as a college student in 2021? We asked ourselves this very question and wanted to offer some practical advice.

Coping with exam stress

Exam season is, for many students, the most stressful time of the academic year. Increasing numbers of students are seeking help for study related mental health issues. Despite what many people believe, being a student isn’t all about drinking and partying. It is a time of high workloads and pressure coming from your course deadlines and the pressure you inevitably put on yourself.

Essential Skills for Wellness

In this FreeBook, you'll get the necessary skills to make decisions,relax,tame your stress,conquer your shyness and more! Feel free to skip around and focus on the topics that are most important to you. And remember that if you're in search of more in-depth coverage of any of these topics, all of the titles featured in Essential Skills for Wellness: Bolstering Your Daily Mental Health are available in full from our website.