You are more likely to achieve in your studies if you take part in regular exercise. Even making small changes in everyday life such as taking the stairs, or cycling to University can make a difference. Find out how you can be more active as a student:
Six Ways to Be Well
Six simple ways to help us improve our wellbeing.
Based on the Five Ways to Wellbeing, Six Ways to Be Well breaks down wellbeing into key themes. These themes show that overall wellbeing is about making small positive changes. Balance is the key and Be Well will help you identify the small areas you can focus on to improve your overall wellbeing. The Six Ways to Be Well are:
- Be Active
- Take Notice
- Be Heathy
- Keep Learning
As well as advice and tips in the pages below you can visit our Be Well page for advice and ideas and support for your wellbeing including events, our Be Well app and blogs.
Taking notice is about being aware of the present and what is going on both inside and outside ourselves. This can help us become more aware and deal better with situations. It can help to manage stress better, improve general and physical health.
Be Healthy is a great place to make some small changes, whether that’s eating better, getting more sleep, quitting smoking or drinking less. Be Healthy has some great tips.
There are a number of surprising health benefits to friendships and communities. This can often be the result of having your own support network you can turn to when needed or having people who make you laugh and share the same interests.
Doing something nice for others no matter how small can have a positive impact on our wellbeing, be rewarding and create connections with people around you.
Try learning something new no matter how small, cook a new recipe, learn an instrument try a new sport or just learn about something that interests you. Learning can help us gain satisfaction and in turn improve our wellbeing.