Thursday, 23 April 2020

The Three Top Tips from Students for Looking After Your Mental Health during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Michael summarises some key advice from the Student Minds Covid-19 blogging series. 

- Michael Priestley

1. Self-Care 
For advice on practicing self-care and self-compassion during the pandemic, check out:
  • Tony and Alessio’s strategies for easing anxieties and staying positive.
  • Alyssa, Ross, Bryony, and Emily’s tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle during lockdown.
  • Heather and Laura’s reflections on practicing self-understanding.

2. Stay Connected 
For advice on staying connected online during isolation and practicing health media and social media strategies, check out:
  • Joe’s reflections on connecting with others.
  • Katie and Sophie’s advice on staying connected whilst also taking breaks from the news and social media.

3. Establish a Routine
Find out more about establishing a routine and adjusting to studying from home from Rhia, Hilary, and Luke.

For further information on COVID-19 and looking after your mental health, click here

I’m Michael and I’m the editor of the Student Minds Blog. I am a PhD student at Durham University studying student mental health and wellbeing. I write for Student Minds to share my own experiences of mental health difficulties and to advocate for change to improve the state of student mental health. 

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