5 Steps to Improve your Mental Wellbeing

Our Wellbeing Team are here to help all students during their time at the University of Roehampton. They’ve put together five important tips to help achieve positive mental wellbeing as part of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek.


  • Talk to others
  • Share with others
  • Listen to others
  • Swap social media with talking on the phone or face-to-face contact

Be active

  • Exercise
  • Play games
  • Take part in social activities
  • Take small steps to incorporate more walking throughout your day


  • Your time
  • Your knowledge
  • Your talents
  • Your energy
  • Your unique characteristics


  • Try something creative
  • Try a new hobby
  • Read or watch new things
  • Research things you have always wondered about

Be in the present

  • Go to a familiar place and look for one thing you have never noticed before
  • Prepare for tomorrow but don’t worry about it
  • Reflect on yesterday but do not live in the past
  • Name what you are thinking, feeling and doing now and try to be in the moment with it
  • It is okay to be you and still want to improve things at the same time

To find out more about the services offered by the Wellbeing Team, watch the video below.

The University of Roehampton changes lives by helping our students to develop the confidence, knowledge and values they need for a successful and fulfilling life. We produce world-class research that helps us understand the world and change it for the better.

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