To be able to best care for others, you need to be caring for yourself. That can sometimes be easier said than done, with common challenges like finding the time and space, feeling selfish for putting yourself first, or even just knowing where to start, to be overcome.
On these pages you’ll find our resources to help you look after your mental wellbeing, and hopefully help you find a way through some of life’s challenges.
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Stress is the distress we experience when the demands placed on us outweigh the resources we have to deal with them. It’s a balancing act, and maintaining the right balance…
You can’t pour from an empty cup – self-care is vital, not only for looking after ourselves, but also for ensuring we are best placed to provide care to others….
This session is aimed at helping you manage your worries and ultimately reduce your feelings of anxiety and stress. In this, the second of two sessions, Clinical Psychologist Dr Emma…
In this session, Dr Sheila Ross and Dr Alastair Dobbin, from the Foundation for Positive Mental Health, discuss low mood – what it is, what may cause it, and some…
Maintain balance between your work and home lives.
Distract yourself from worries by doing something else. Absorb yourself in a hobby, get some exercise, watch a film, or chat with friends.
Smartphone apps and computer-based programmes are increasingly recommended and used to support various aspects of mental wellbeing. We offer access to a few such programmes through the National Wellbeing Hub….
Being a student is an exciting time – you might be in a new city, meeting new people, having new experiences, and learning about things that you’re really interested in….
Regardless of which end of the candle you’re burning; student living isn’t always the most conducive to getting good quality sleep. You might have classes timetabled at different times on…
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