Tag: wellbeing

Relaxation on demand: just press play and chill

Steph from Sports & Recreation offers mindful relaxation sessions in the Library Meeting Room every Thursday afternoon for those who want to learn to unwind but for anyone who cannot make it, you can enjoy Steph’s relaxation sessions whenever you

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Taking your wellbeing to heart

Working with the Students’ Union, Student Wellbeing, and other local services, we have renewed our commitment to support your wellbeing at university. In collaboration with Sports & Recreation, we have introduced brief weekly relaxation sessions in the Library. When you

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How not to lose all your work just before the deadline

A new academic year dawns.  You might be about to settle to record results, write a literature review or write up a project you have been working on.  Now would be a good time to talk about how not to

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Stay safe and have a wonderful time at University

There are a lot of things to think about when you get to University but wherever you are you should always keep safety and security in mind.  Look out for your friends and follow these simple precautions.  They will help keep

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Free mental health awareness and wellbeing e-resources available until 31 October

Cambridge University Press are honouring the mental health awareness events held earlier this October by making journal articles and book chapters related to mental health and wellbeing available for free until the end of the month. Click or tap here to

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Happy thoughts, happy life

Things are very rarely as frightening once you start to tackle them as they seem before you get started.  Join us for ten minute drop-in relaxation sessions tomorrow and every Thursday afternoon during term-time in the Library Meeting Room at 2.10pm,

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Postgraduate Research (PGR) Student Wellbeing Survey

Are you a postgraduate research student at the University?  If so, you are invited to take part in an Office for Students funded wellbeing study the University is running.  This study aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of

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Library opens 24/7 until Xmas

The Library is now open continuously until the start of the Christmas Vacation Period.  You read it right – we never close.  We will repeat our continous opening from the start of the next term until everyone goes home in

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Happy National Simplicity Day!

Happy National Simplicity Day (for yesterday)! Simplicity is at the heart of beauty, function and reason.  It has been argued by many thinkers from Epicurus to Henry David Thoreau, who reflected on the joys of simple living in his book

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Feeling stressed? STOPP!

This week (14-21 May) is Mental Health Awareness Week.  You can pick up business card sized reminders from the shelves beneath our Community Noticeboard near the Library Café. Stop! Take a breath (become aware of your breathing). Observe (be present,

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