Self care

Self care can take many forms and consists of any intentional actions taken to care for physical and mental health. It is a pivotal part of an effective and successful studying routine. Attentive and regular monitoring of your level of stress, physical, mental, emotional and social needs is central to self care.

Things to consider include:

Trying to maintain a good balance of all these aspects of life can be challenging. Things can get out of sync when life gets too busy or stressful and continuous monitoring may ensure you don’t neglect your self care.

To keep in touch with their needs and experiences, some people enjoy journaling, practising relaxation, meditation or mindfulness.

You’ll find more information on life balance on our Work, Rest & Play  and Time Management pages.