student mental health

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Low self-esteem or lack of confidence can leave students doubting their ability to succeed which will also make them hesitant in taking the next step towards academic growth. Here are some tips on how you can improve your self-esteem if you are a student.


Students often find themselves under immense academic pressure, which means that the importance of self-care cannot be underestimated. Here is why self-care is important for students.


Students are under a lot of academic pressure along with other challenges they face in their everyday lives which often leads to stress. Here in this article, we will provide you with a few coping mechanisms for students with stress.


Depression is a quite common but serious medical condition that negatively affects how you feel as well as the way you think and act. Here are a few tips on what you can do to manage depression while balancing your social life, academics and other commitments as a student.


The daily life of a student can be a very stressful one that can culminate in student anxiety. Anxiety can make it difficult to get through your day, which is why it is important to manage it. Here are a few tips you can incorporate into your life to manage anxiety as a student.


The life of a student on campus can be a very busy and stressful one. This is why it is important after a long day on campus that students de-stress and unwind otherwise it make have lasting effects. Here are some things you can do to unwind after a day on campus.


Mental health plays an important role when it comes to how well students perform academically with many students feeling overwhelmed by not only their studies, but coping with their everyday lives as well. Here are the mental health resources available to you as a South African student.


The period between completing an assignment or an exam and receiving your marks back can be extremely stressful and anxiety-inducing for a student. To cope with this stress period, a SHAWCO representative offers 5 tips.

 


The topic of mental health is a complex one, and it has become an even more complicated and intricate conversation in 2021, as people have begun to slowly come to terms with life under Covid-19. Speaking to three university students, each share their experiences with mental health in 2021 and how they have found themselves in spaces in which mental health has become less of a taboo, as they each journey towards individual growth in their mental well-being.


A study launched by the Human Sciences Research Council revealed that over 65% of students experienced mild to severe psychological distress due to the pandemic and the resulting Lockdown. This was only one of many other shocking and concerning findings of the study.


Being confined to your house for a long period of time and not being allowed to go anywhere can take a toll on your mental health and can sometimes have you feel like you’re losing your head. Knowing how to stay sane during this time is therefore essential and there are also many support services available to you. 


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