Self Care

Self-care is taking care of your needs through voluntary activity to help holistically maintain your wellness.

Self-care is helpful if you're feeling stressed, having trouble organising your time or feeling overwhelmed balancing your OTT student life. The biggest thing: it is personal! your approach will be different to your best mates because we all have different needs, strengths, skills and likes.

Self-Care Inspiration

What activities make you feel the best and help you to relax?

- Fix yourself a warm cup of tea

- Unplug for an hour

- Colour-in

- Scratch a lurker off your to-do list e.g. book that dentist appointment 

- Try meditating

- Pick up that book you never finished

- Make one small diet change for the wee

- Get outside

- Write down your thoughts

- Express gratitude

- Get your body moving

- Pamper yourself

- Make a time with a friend

- Do something you loved doing as a child

- Listen to music

- Watch the clouds or spot the stars

Take a break

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Pamper Yourself

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Love Yourself Challenge

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Song to help you sleep

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Self-Care Apps

Talkspace

Start feeling better with Talkspace, a therapy and counseling app that gives you the most convenient, affordable, and discrete way to deal with depression, anxiety, stress, chronic illness, and more.

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Breathing Zone

In just 5 minutes you can start to enjoy the deep relaxation and other health benefits of slower therapeutic breathing.

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Happify

Happify turns the latest innovations in the science of happiness into activities and games that help you lead a more fulfilling life.

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Headspace

Meditation has been shown to help people stress less, focus more and even sleep better. Headspace is meditation made simple. They'll teach you the life-changing skills of meditation and mindfulness in just a few minutes a day.

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Wellness Coordinator