Student Wellness
Tips for Students

Signs That You May Need Help

Poor Sleep Hygiene
e.g. insomnia or extreme sleepiness, frequent nightmares

Irregular Appetite
e.g. overeating or loss of appetite

Irregular Energy Level
e.g. hyperactivity or exhaustion

Impulsive Behaviours
e.g. inappropriate to the setting or situation, bizarre or strange behaviours

Mood Fluctuations
e.g. more irritable, excitable, sensitive, anxious, worry, or depressed

Changes in Performance
e.g. compulsive, erratic, or diminished academic performance or behaviours

Poor Attachment with Others
e.g. withdrawal from activities, social interaction, emotional involvement with others, family and friends, etc.

Poor Concentration & Ruminations
e.g. inability to concentrate or focus, persistent memory lapses, preoccupation, obsessive and ruminating thoughts

e.g. impulsivity, reckless behaviours, dangerous or threatening behaviours, illegal acts, inappropriate alcohol consumption, substance use, etc.

Negative Outlook to the Future
e.g. pessimism, helplessness, hopelessness, suicidal thoughts

Other Physical stress symptoms
e.g. headaches, skeletal pain, gastrointestinal disturbances, cardiovascular problems, frequent illness or accidental injury, dizziness, panic feelings, physical shakiness, shortness of breath, or extreme weakness

Taking Care of Yourself

Just blank out and daydream

Connect with a friend

Cook a healthy meal

Spend time with family

Take a walk outside

Organise a study group

Practise mindfulness

Jot down your recent achievements

Relax with some music

Schedule working and resting time

Set realistic daily missions

Do your laundry/Clean your Room

Stretch and exercise

Take a nap when needed

Find time for hobbies

Watch a movie

Caring for Your Friends

  • Staying out of judgement
  • Stay private
  • Show empathy
  • Give time
  • Stay around
  • Give appreciation
  • Be encouraging
  • Show them that you care
  • Try to understand
  • Be respectful