Ted talks: Building self esteem
Watch this video on building self esteemNiko Everett would like to introduce you to someone she thinks you should know-YOU! As the founder of Girls for Change, Niko has helped many young teens transform their communities and themselves by holding up a powerful mirror. In this engaging talk, Nik
Ted talks: Why your critics aren't the ones who count
Watch the youtube videoThere is nothing more frightening than the moment we expose our ideas to the world. Author and vulnerability researcher Brené Brown shows us how to deal with the critics and our own self-doubt by refusing to 'armor up' and 'shut ourselves off'.
- Build confidence is a confidence-building app, so put on your headphones and drift to sleep with this relaxing guided meditation intended to clear your mind and build your self-confidence.
- Happify translates the science of happiness into online activities that can be completed right from your phone or computer. Happify has created a platform to engage in writing activities and games designed to increase happiness.
- Headspace learn how to train your mind for a happier, healthier life.
- Superbetter has gamified the process of building happiness by creating short, easy activities that you can complete as you go on quests to build happiness-boosting skills like resilience.
Additional self-help resources
We also have a range of leaflets, presentations and audio files created by staff at the University that may be helpful.
If something is causing you concern, is upsetting or distressing you, then it may help to talk about it in a safe environment.
If you are a partnership student please find out what support your institution offers.
For students studying on the Plymouth and Truro campus, you can seek support and professional advice from: