The BeWell Podcast series will focus on a variety of topical wellbeing issues based on identified student pressure points and national health and wellbeing campaigns. There will also be the opportunity for staff and students to feed in topics they would like to see discussed in future episodes. Each episode with be hosted by our Wellbeing Adviser and will feature a panel of guest.
Prioritising Your Sleep
It may seem obvious, but sleep is hugely important when you’re studying. Getting a good night’s sleep (7-9 hours) will help you to learn at your best, improve your state of mind and hopefully feel happier. This episode discusses prioritising sleep and how to increase your chances of getting a good night’s sleep.
Studying and Time Management
Being able to organise your time allows you to feel in control and learn more effectively. Good time management can also help to reduce stress and exam anxiety. This episode will discuss how to study effectively and how to manage our time.
Diet and Nutrition
Our physical health is not just about keeping active it also includes what we eat and drink. What we eat effects how we look, how we feel and how we function day to day. This episode will discuss the impact of diet and nutrition on our wellbeing.
Alcohol and Your Health
Alcohol can have a big effect on our bodies, our lives and those we love, even without us realising it. This episode discusses the link between alcohol and your health both physically and mentally.
Creating a good study life balance is essential to avoid a burnout and maximising your full academic ability. It is not easy to do and is particularly challenging in the current climate when more and more of us are working or studying from home.
This episode will discuss finding the right balance and how to maintain it.
LGBTQI+ Mental Wellbeing in Education
This episode will discuss challenges faced by the LGBTQI+ community in education with a particularly focus on mental health and wellbeing.
This episode is being recorded as part of the university events scheduled for LGBT History Month 2021.