Preventing university burnout

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Starting university can be an incredibly exciting as well as nervous time and whilst many students have now completed their first semester the run down to the longer Christmas break is in full swing. It is during this time that some students starts to struggle with their motivation as well as their health taking a hit. This is often due to the fact that they have been putting in long hours both studying and partying in the first semester as well as being around lots of other students in confined spaces which is the perfect breeding ground for germs and viruses. There are a number of things that you can do to help prevent university burnout.

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  • Sleep

Sleep really is one of the best natural remedies around and ensuring your get enough sleep can be difficult at university with the amount of studying that you need to do both during and after the lectures as well as the draw of the events and parties that seem to be happening all week long. One of the best ways to ensure that you get enough sleep is to careful planning your studying time and of course allow time to enjoy yourself but limit this to once a week and make up for the lack of sleep that occurs at this time by going to bed earlier the night after.

  • Health

You should increase your vitamins and minerals especially during the colder winter months and if you have an underlying health condition you should ensure that you have any relevant annual vaccinations such as the flu jab. Lookign after your health also relates to practicing safe sex and if you feel that you may have been exposed to an sexually transmitted infection you should contact a Home StI Kits London company such as https://www.bexleysexualhealth.org/home_sti_kits or one in your university location.

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  • Food

One of the best ways to increase your vitamins and minerals is through natural sources such as the food that you are eating. When we are stressed and under pressure it is common for each for the junk food and chocolate and cakes but this actually has a negative impact on your immune system if consumed for long periods of time. You should ensure that you plan your meals for the week and include as many different fruits and vegetables as possible so you can boost your immune system as well as having a positive impact on your mental health and brain capacity.

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