Helping Yourself

It’s healthy and usual to feel a wide range of emotions: happiness, joy, sadness, anger and anxiety, to name but a few. These feelings only become a problem when they stop us doing what we want to, prevent us from achieving our aims and generally interfere in our lives.

Our state of mind can be affected by all sorts of things, including lifestyle, relationships, past experiences, biological and genetic factors. There are ways, however, we can look after ourselves and have a greater influence over our moods, and these are listed on these pages.

Things you can do on a daily basis.

Things you can do to help in tackling stressful situations.

In addition, we have included links to some online self-help programmes to work through to help manage your moods.

Finally there is a wealth of information on specific study-related or personal issues self-help leaflets.