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Ways to Wellness

Campus life provides access to many exciting learning opportunities and engaging experiences. It can also be very stressful, with roadblocks and overwhelming pressures to overcome. Learning ways to support your mental health and wellbeing can be a helpful strategy.

Use this interactive resource to locate places where you can find your ways to wellness.

Marauder's Map

The ‘Ways to Wellness’, outlined below, are some ways to support overall health and mental wellbeing. Although they seem obvious, they can be easily forgotten with the transition to University.

Ways to wellness can (but doesn’t have to) include many different types of things. You can try some, all, or none of these things and they may or may not be helpful to you. You should never feel guilty about the way that you choose to approach mental wellness, because the most important thing that you can do is be yourself!

Ways to Wellness

#SHAREYOURWAY

#ShareYourWay is an opportunity to learn and reflect on the ways that you and others take care of your mental health. There are many ways to wellness: share, learn and explore different ways through #ShareYourWay.

Our five ways to wellness

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Whether you’re caring for yourself or others, sometimes reaching out to supports in the community can help.

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Surround yourself with healthy and positive relationships.

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Trying new things that are new to you outside the classroom like having a hobby or engaging with the community through volunteer work can be really rewarding!

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Help expand your mental wellness by checking in with how you’re feeling and practicing self-care. This looks different for everyone!

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Make time for activity – this doesn’t have to be formal gym time!