We asked Sheffield students about their best self-care tips
We all need to take time out for ourselves
Expectations of university include partying loads, drinking loads, making tons of friends and finally being free from parents' rules. It's easy to forget to give yourself time out with all the craziness of adjusting to a massive lifestyle change.
We asked Sheffield students what they do to take care of themselves.
Isla, 18, Speech and Language Therapy
A nice shower is relaxing and therapeutic and cold showers can also help regulate body temperature and easy achy muscles and joints.
Kirsty, 19, German with Dutch.
There's nothing wrong with a bit of retail therapy once and a while and getting your nails done allows you to have a pamper. Exercise also has loads of physical and mental benefits.
Saya, 21, Journalism Studies
Some face masks can improve sleep and help cure hangovers as well as helping you to de-stress. Watching Netflix can take your mind off of a stressful day.
Katie, 18, Jewellery and Metalwork
Meditation can reduce stress, improve concentration, increase happiness and increase self-awareness.
Phoebe, 19, Journalism Studies
A good 20-30-minute nap can make you feel a lot more alert and less groggy and it can provide an easy way to get some relaxation and rejuvenation.
Bronwen, 18, Art and Design
For a quick pick-me-up, a cup of tea can be great. Herbal teas have great calming effects.
Michael, 20, Journalism Studies
Going for a run has many benefits including improving overall health, combatting stress and improving mental fitness
Lucas, 18, Journalism Studies
Playing video games can be a good way to chill out and have fun while also benefiting cognitive ability.
Jennifer, 19, Geography
Studies have shown that listening to music can reduce anxiety and blood pressure, as well as improving quality of sleep, mood, memory and mental alertness.
Yash, 21, Journalism studies
Studies have shown that listening to music can reduce axiety and blood pressure, as well as improve quality of sleep, mood, memory and mental alertness.