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Feel Stress Free is the SU’s very own app available to all students for free. It is the only app in the world designed with student stress in mind. It includes fun and helpful content, such as meditation, and helps you to feel stress free.
But being able to tackle stress is more than just a phone application, which is why we’ve compiled a list of useful tools, techniques, websites, and information below. From sites such as Moodjuice, that are designed to help you think about emotional problems and work towards solving them, to study skills to help you feel more in control, you have loads of options before you.
So explore the links below to take your first step towards feeling stress free.
The app helps you monitor your mood and teaches you relaxation techniques, such as meditation and deep muscle relaxation, that with practice have shown to help people cope better with stressful situations.
Download the app for free and sign up using your university login.
ASK offer advice on writing and study skills. Book a one-to-one appointment online, give them a call on 01326 370438 or book an appointment in person at The Compass helpdesk.
If you can't find a suitable appointment time please email email@example.com
The Wellbeing team promote better mental health across the student community and will support you if you are experiencing anxiety, stress and have other mental health problems which are affecting your studies.
Email StudentServices@fxplus.ac.uk or book an appointment at The Compass helpdesk.
Exam periods can be very stressful so The Study Hub have compiled a list of handy tips to help you cope with exam stress.
Tips include how to organise revision topics, relaxation techniques and deep breathing exercises.
Juggling deadlines and commitments at university can be difficult. Getting yourself organised will save you a whole lot of time, stress and money!
Check out these helpful resources from the Study Hub including time management tips, useful books, tools and links.
Your physical and mental wellbeing are closely linked. Check out these helpful resources for the Study Hub to help you get a better balance in your life.
Tips include wellbeing through better sleep, daily relaxation and eating healthy food.
Mind is a mental health charity in England and Wales which offers information and advice to people with mental health problems.
See their website for information about mental health, guides to support and services and links to helplines.
Emotional problems are often the mind and body’s way of saying that something needs to be changed in our life.
This site offers self-help guides covering conditions such as depression, anxiety, stress, panic and sleep problems.
Who better to tell you how to stay organised during your studies than a student who has gone through it themself?
Check out this blog which includes useful tips, motivation to study and printable resources to aid you in studying and day-to-day life.
Practicing relaxation techniques can have many benefits, including slowing heart and breathing rate, lowering blood pressure and reducing activity of stress hormones.
Check out the resources from the Study Hub to help you at stressful times, including relaxation, guided visualisation.
Get secure, immediate access to online CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) programmes, tailored to your specific needs.
Programmes consist of six to seven modules - complete these at your own pace, over approximately eight weeks.
It's flexible and you can access it on your computer, tablet or mobile phone.
A comprehensive list of external sites, books, apps and tools to help minimise stress by the Study Hub.
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