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View all of our ‘Improve your wellbeing’ student hacks below.
Walking to University can be more than just good exercise. Enjoy time to boost your creativity and reduce your stress.
UN global goal 3 aims to improve health and wellbeing across the planet by 2030. Visit the Students’ Union health pages for advice on drugs.
Quitting smoking can give you more energy and save you money. For advice and support talk to your Doctor or visit Healthy Lifestyles Gloucestershire
There are lots of safe ways to travel between campus by bike or foot. Try tips to cycle with confidence or sign up to free cycle training – Email the SU: firstname.lastname@example.org
Aim to achieve at least 150 minutes of physical activity over a week. Try walking or cycling to Uni, or check out Active Gloucestershire for fun groups and activities to be involved in.
It can help reduce anxiety, improve mood and make you more productive. Find out how here. The University chaplaincy also runs a mindfulness activity every Monday at 12pm on their Facebook page, which you can take part in.
Reducing the meat in your diet can have a number of health benefits, save you money, and help the planet. Check out ‘Reducetarian’ recipes or Meat Free Monday recipes.
Visit UoG refectories for fresh, healthy, local food, with ethical and sustainable ingredients, or cook for yourself. Try these recipes from Deliciously Ella for healthy meals.
Active gardening can reduce anxiety by 26%, Make friends, have fun and be healthy. Try the Edible Garden at FCH or community allotment at Park.
Freeze left over fruit to blend into refreshing smoothies. It reduces food waste, and you will always have a healthy option without having to run to the shop constantly.
A healthy diet can improve your mood and help you both sleep and concentrate better. Check out healthy Gloucestershire for more diet tips.
Improve health, happiness, and self-esteem. There’re lots of great walks and nature trails on and around campus. Try this one at park.
Local foods are often more nutritious as they are consumed closer to harvest. Download the ‘MiLarder’ app for all the farms, markets and shops in Gloucestershire
Great exercise and faster than walking or getting the bus. Get second hand bikes from Gloucestershire Bike Project, Ebay, Gumtree, or Cycle Republic.