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Below you will find regularly updated articles written by the wellbeing team covering a range of topics to help support your mental wellbeing. Please browse all of the articles and check back for new and updated posts.

If you are a student at The University of Sheffield and you would like to share your top tips on wellbeing or have suggestions for future blogs, please email us at: studentwellbeingblog@sheffield.ac.uk.

 
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Managing uncertainty & change

Over the last year, we’ve all experienced change and uncertainty on a whole new level to what we might have experienced before. A lot of...

Is Music Good for You?

A quick look at the neuroscience behind the effect music has on humans and a list of the 10 most relaxing pieces of music Most of us will...

Asking for offside

We are now including regular articles written by students on our blog site - this is our first submission that we are delighted to share...

Understanding Motivation

When we say we feel motivated, what do we actually mean? Often we mean we feel enthusiastic, driven, inspired, stimulated, in a positive...

UK LGBT+ History Month 2021

LGBT History Month is an annual month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay...

Student Parent Group @TUoS

Being a parent is rewarding but can be tough at the best of times and under the current circumstances, it can make juggling...

The Power of Poetry

Words can have the power to hurt but also have the power to heal. Poetry has been used for centuries to help express or endure some of...

What is Autonomy?

Autonomy can be defined as the ability to make choices according to our own free will rather than having them made for us. Autonomy is...