Taking classes in the summer can present some unique challenges. With warmer weather, exciting events, and endless opportunities for fun, it's easy to get swept away in distractions. Finding a balance between academic responsibilities and personal well-being is important. Here are 4 ways to help you prioritize so you can balance and enjoy everything the season has to offer:
For the fourth episode of GlobalCast, we are joined by the Health Peers from SFU’s Health and Counselling Services for a conversation on the importance of mental health, how we can be mindful about the wellbeing of ourselves and others, as well as the free and diverse range of support and resources available for SFU students.
You can listen to this podcast or watch on YouTube.
0:00-0:48 Introduction to Ep. 4
0:49-3:41 Meet the Health Peers!
3:42-5:03 What is SFU Health and Counselling Services?
5:04-7:55 What is mental health?
7:56-12:42 Tell-tale signs + knowing your limits
12:43-16:26 Talking about mental health + Finding support
16:27-19:12 Anxieties going back in-person + Setting boundaries
19:13-23:47 How do you practice self-care?
23:48-24:54 Ending + Goodbye's!
Originally published on August 20, 2021 on the SFU GlobalCast website.
Beyond the Podcast
Learn more about the Health Peers and the services they offer: https://www.sfu.ca/students/health/
Check out the Global Community Peer Education Program and the Global Connections Program at SFU.
Connect with the Global Community Programs on Instagram, Facebook, or their website.
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