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LIVE Smart: Lifestyle and Wellbeing

Student guide to living and studying in Dundee/aligned with LEARN Smart

Eat Better, Feel Better

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For a wide range of cheap, easy recipes designed for students.

Having well rounded, balanced meals can really improve your concentration and your productivity.

Eating bettter

Podcast on how to make small improvements to your diet and adopt better eating habits.

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Not getting a good night's sleep ?

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Free Emoodji App

Emood-ji logo - expressing how you feel has never been this fun

Free Emoodji App

Emoodji by Mind is a free app for the ups & downs of university life, from exam stress & homesickness to the joys of last exams done! Take a selfie, choose an emoji for your mood, maybe send it to friends – and track your mood over time.

Talk to Frank - Drugs Information and Advice

Talk to Frank

Friendly, confidential drugs advice

Frank - friendly, confidential, drugs advice

Looking After Your Emotional Wellbeing

Sticking to healthy habits

Your ISE

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Regular exercise can have great benefits for your health and your studies.  Dundee University Institute of Sport and Exercise (ISE)  offers a range of classes also gym facilities and a swimming pool, ISE offers workouts to suit all fitness levels.  Also look at their membership deals.

Sleep Tips and Tricks

NHS Moodzone Sleep Podcast

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NHS Moodzone Sleep podcast

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Understanding Alcohol

The odd drink may not kill you, but how much is too much? Alcohol can be dangerous, both because of the effect it has on your body and the ways it changes your behaviour. Understanding it can help you to have a good time without doing something you regret.

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Gym Free Exercises NHS Livewell

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Gym-Free Exercises

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Free Quit Smoking Pack

Get a free NHS Quit Smoking Pack

Time Off University For Illness?

Need to take time off from

university due to illness?

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These pages provide advice on

student self certification of absence.

Couch to 5 K logo - Couch to 5 K a running plan for beginners

Wellbeing and Sleep podcast

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Helpful Podcasts and Videos for Wellbeing

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Podcasts and videos for your wellbeing

A range of topics including:

Stress, sleep, mindfulness, wellbeing,

good habits, overcoming anxiety etc

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Mind - Sleep Leaflet

Sleep better

mental health foundation

How Are You? NHS Health Quiz

How Are You? Quiz

NHS Health Quiz

NHS Alcohol Checker

Quit Your Way - NHS Scotland Advice and Support to Stop Smoking

Quit Your Way Scotland is an advice and support

service from the NHS for anyone trying

to stop smoking in Scotland.