Tag: health

Love your gut week

It is a thing well said that you are what you eat.  Your gut has a mind of its own (literally – to a limited extent your gut’s nervous system manages itself independently from the rest of you) and has increasingly been shown to be an

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Dealing with anxiety (including revision and exam stress!)

More resources to help you manage your anxiety and other common concerns are available from the Student Wellbeing Service.  You can get help including counselling and support from the Wellbeing Service, and support from the Student Advice Centre.  Remember you can always

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Mindfulness and examination

Feeling stressed?  Anxious thoughts make the body tense, which in turn makes the mind more anxious.  The best way to overcome anxiety, from feeling overwhelmed and post-procrastination panic to examination nerves is to interrupt this vicious circle by taking a moment to calm

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Stressless exams

A selection of handouts offering advice on effective study habits and managing emotions around exam time produced by the Student Wellbeing Service are available from the display in Area 1B.  If you are working from home, there are lots of helpful resources available online to help you manage

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Surviving the annual exam period

You cannot do well in any exam that you sleep through… The best revision is always a sound night’s sleep.  Spare yourself anxiety: know where you need to be and when for each exam.  Arrive unhurried, in good time, and make sure you live

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Revise it right!

There are as many ways to revise as there are people but some methods have been tested and found to be more effective than others.  It is believed the best ways to marshal your understanding so it is easy to recall and apply

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 22/02/16

This week I have chosen to have a look at I wonder what it’s like to be dyslexic? A typographic book on what its like to struggle with reading by UoP BA (Hons) Graphic Design graduate, Sam Barclay. Library staff were

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University Mental Health Day (3rd March)

The next University Mental Health Day will be on Thursday, 3rd March 2016 in 3rd Space in the Student Union .  The Student Wellbeing Service will be running a day of events to raise awareness of student and staff mental

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No drinking water from 6-7 am on Saturday, 30th January

From 6 am next Saturday morning, 30th January, a valve and some pipework will be replaced in the fresh drinking water supply to the University Library.  This will mean that none of the water fountains will be available.  We hope

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Two week free trial access to Taylor & Francis medical ejournals

For just two weeks between 2 – 15 November 2015, we will have free trial access to the full suite of Informa Healthcare products through the Taylor & Francis online platform.  This includes both their Medicine & Health Science Hub,

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