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.
Wellbeing and Self-Care
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.
Heading off to university for the first time is one of the most exciting things you will do. For most students it will be the biggest step you have yet taken in life, the first time you have lived away from home, the first time you have been out in the world making all your own decisions. It’s a daunting time but one that, can be just as great as everyone says.
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.
You will learn so much, they said. What they forgot to mention was about halfway through the semester the number of assignments, readings, projects and cups of coffee increases while the sparkly, magical feeling from the first week of school decreases. 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 2019? We asked ourselves this very question and wanted to offer some practical advice.
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.
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.
Healthy Eating Tips for Students is a guide to making simple choices to improve eating habits. In addition to our list of tips, we have included 5 easy recipes with options for vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free diets. This resource will be a handy tool to keep students healthy all semester long.