Share your Tips and Tricks for Working and Studying from Home
Please share your tips, tricks and suggestions for studying from home.
There is a lot of information on the Mental Health and Wellbeing website which may help you in times of need.
The Mental Health and Wellbeing team provide support relating to students mental health and wellbeing by telephone appointments. Students can contact the team with queries or advise about support summaries via email SA.email@example.com (email staffed Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm) or call 0121 331 5188 (student emergencies only).
ASMR is the term used to describe a tingling, calming sensation some people report experiencing in response to close personal attention or certain audio or visual stimuli.
BCU students going through a tough time can access free 24/7 online support with Togetherall using your BCU email address.
The service provides 24/7 online peer and professional support, with trained counsellors. It provides a safe space online to get things off your chest, explore your feelings and learn how to improve and self-manage your mental health and wellbeing.
It also includes a number self-help courses which you can work through at your own pace including how to:
Manage stress and anxiety
Improve your sleep
Use activity to raise your mood
Togetherall is totally anonymous, so no one will know you’ve chosen to use it unless you tell them
You can create a Headspace account for free courtesy of sponsorship by BCU HELS. It covers Mindfulness for everyday life:
It is important to keep your body and mind active as part of self-care.
Connect and keep in contact with your friends and loved ones.
Try to do some physical activity every day - there are a wealth of online resources available such as
HIIT workouts - The body coach is very popular
Yoga - Check out Yoga with Adriene
Do things you enjoy - read, write, watch a boxset, do a crossword, be creative but above all be kind to yourself and take a break when you need it.
Our professional and confidential Enablement and Wellbeing services can support your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing, helping you to study more effectively. They include:
Please visit the waiting room for a comprehensive search of specialist services or look at BCU's self help pages.