We recognise that thriving at university will be determined as much by your wellbeing as it is by your academic ability: if you feel healthy and content within yourself and your environment, then you are far more likely to perform to the best of your academic ability.
This is a concerning time we are finding ourselves in and you may find that you are feeling worried and anxious about the spread of Covid 19 and how this might affect you and those you care about. It is very common to be having these thoughts and feelings and it’s important to acknowledge them and to try and focus on looking after our physical and mental health as we go forward.
Now more than ever, we need to think of ways in which to keep ourselves both mentally and physically well. Studies shows that there are five simple things that you can do as part of your daily life, both at work and at home, that can build resilience, boost your wellbeing and lower the risk of developing mental health problems. Why not take a look for yourself, below, and see how you could incorporate the Five ways to wellbeing into your day to day activities.