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Mind your head: National Stress Awareness Day 2015

29 October 2015

Next Wednesday 4 November 2015 marks

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Whether you are having trouble settling in as a new student, starting your final year at UCL, still trying to find those extra 1,000 words for your latest essay or just realising you are not so great at multitasking, we all go through stressful times in our lives.

Next Wednesday make sure you take some time to stop and take note of how you are feeling. Be proactive, if you are feeling stressed make sure you talk to a friend, partner, family member or your personal tutor.

Help is at hand

However, if you don't feel comfortable talking about your stress levels, there are lots of useful links online advising techniques for stress management.

As a starting point, why not sign up to UCL Student Psychological Services 10 minute mindfulness programme.

Also have a look at the charity Mind's website for some top tips on stress management.

Useful Links

Kate Jones, Student Support and Wellbeing Manager (Student Centre and Events), UCL Student and Registry Services