Student Wellness Tip of the Week: Maintaining Your Mental Wellbeing

11/08/2011

Contributed by Nancy Reynolds

As the semester pushes full-steam ahead, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed. While we all have good and bad days, as stress increases from more assignments due, “crunch-time” can be intense and draining. Constant stress in your life can make everyday tasks difficult and really take a toll on your mental, physical, and emotional health. Anxiety may be good at times ("eustress") and increase productivity, but prolonged worries may make daily activities harder to accomplish- only making your problem worse!

Try to keep yourself healthy and take time to relax so you don't suffer "burn-out." Some stress-reducing activities you might enjoy:

Here are some quick tips and links to make sure you don’t "drown" in your pool of deadlines!

Submitted by: Maria Behrens '12

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