Ayala, Erin E., et al. “U.S. Medical Students Who Engage in Self-Care Report Less Stress and Higher Quality of Life.” BMC Medical Education, vol. 18, no. 1, 2018, pp. 1-9, Web.
The article researched the relationship between stress and quality of life among college medicine students. Further, the researcher opined that self-care activities have a strong correlation between stress and the quality of life. Medical training is quite stressful for students globally, and it has the potential of causing burnout, anxiety, and depression. How the quality of life, stress, and self-care are related is a question of interest and it is a central subject of the study. The research further found out that the stressful nature of medicine courses leads to the low quality of life, among medical college students. Generally, stress, anxiety, and self-care activities are correlated. Medical students who have busy schedules may develop complex anxious statuses that can significantly lower their quality of life.
Baik, Chi, et al. “How Universities can Enhance Student Mental Wellbeing: The Student Perspective.” Higher Education Research & Development, vol. 38, no. 4, 2019, pp. 674-687.
The study is concerned with the mental status and stability of university students, including how they can be helped. University students undergo a lot of pressure, and the need to fit in society raises their level of anxiety and affects their general performance. As a result, university students face many challenges that will eventually prevent them from succeeding. The article helps in proposing ways through which institutions can help fix the challenges that university students undergo and how to solve such quagmires. Mental health problems have the potential of causing additional drawbacks like suicidal thoughts and anxiety among college students.
The article explains the complexity and stress nature of higher learning institutions, including how they affect the wellbeing and mental stability of college students. Institutions have roles to play to ensure that their learners are capable of handling their mental stability and to protect them from extreme stress and anxieties that they might undergo.
Communications, N. Y. U. W. Stress. NYU. Web.
Stress is one of the factors that have for a long time affected different people across varying age groups. Stressful acts and activities continually affect the well-being and success of college students globally.
The author suggests that coming up with strategies to cope with the stress can significantly help in reducing the consequences of stress. The article proposes some of the best ways that can help curb stress among college students. Some of the activities that one can engage themselves in are strategizing and coming up with the best ways to prevent stressful living. Staying positive and meditating or being mindful of various activities can help reduce stress. Generally, stress is a major challenge among college students, and it has a major negative impact on the physical, psychological, and mental contributions to the performance of college students.
Hawkins, Kevin. Mindful Teacher, Mindful School: Improving Wellbeing in Teaching and Learning. Sage, 2017.
The research covers many topics about mindful living that involve numerous challenges that humans undergo at various stages throughout their lives. Most of these life challenges are dependent on the lifestyle and environment within which humans grow. According to the article are more engulfed in their technology devices that they rarely find time to engage with the outside world. Most of these people seem to have a hard time adapting to the outside world or coping with its numerous challenges. The author, however, has a peculiar way of addressing these issues. The writer argues that the initial and essential step to coming out of the technology addiction is to do away with its adverse effects and to enable nature to presume its course. It is vital that all of us, as one people, engage in making the world a better place without necessarily having to get over-concentrated on technology.
Marques, Adilson, et al. “Association between Physical Education, School-Based Physical Activity, and Academic Performance: A Systematic Review.” Retos: Nuevas Tendencias en Educación Física, Deporte y Recreación, vol. 31, 2017, pp. 316-320.
The research was bound to find out if there is any relation between physical education and academic performance in the learning institution. There is no significant evidence on whether there is a relation between physical education and the academic performance of learners. However, the study showed that physical activities had significant importance on learners as they helped break the boredom that can otherwise extend its negative influence in a classroom setting. Nonetheless, it is not clear the amount of relation and the importance of physical education of academic performance among the learners. Generally, the article showed that physical education has significant benefits on different levels of life, including increasing their concentration.
Morgan, Barbara M. “Stress Management for College Students: An Experiential Multi-Modal Approach.” Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, vol. 12, no. 3, 2017, pp. 276–88. Crossref, Web.
The article studies various ways that college students can implement to lower or curb stress in their lives. There are numerous freely available and natural ways that an individual can implement to ensure that they take care of their mental health. Some of the available ways to take care of an individual’s mental health include among others; meditation which is another freely available way of managing stress, especially if it involves a series of events that overburden the mind. Meditation helps in concentrating the mind on a single thing to help curb it from ranging over a series of events. Mindfulness hiking; Hikes and other physically engaging activities act as a perfect distraction to stress, which can otherwise affect an individual’s wellbeing and mind. Hikes and other related physical activities do not only help in relieving stress but also in stretching the body, leading to a healthy physical lifestyle. Yoga, exercises and physical practices involving vigorous body exercise will significantly help in reducing stress. Stress is a major threat to mental health, and it can significantly lower an individual’s self-esteem and general well-being. Generally, engaging in various freely available physical exercises help in managing stress and lowering anxiety that can act as major threats to mental wellbeing. The article proposes significant ways of lowering stress. It also suggests the best ways of solving mental health challenges.
Saleh, Dalia, et al. “Can We Learn to Manage Stress? A Randomized Controlled Trial Carried out on University Students.” PloS One, vol. 13, no. 9, 2018, e0200997. Web.
The research argues that many university students suffer from stress and other related issues. Some of the stressful disorders that university students undergo include among others; eating disorders, sleep disorders, suicidal thoughts, depression, and anxiety. The research further argues that 60% of university students have low self-esteem, while 83% of them feel tired about their situation. The research goes ahead to explore other means of managing stress and stressful situations through the use of online resources that are available. The study argues that there are many available options and strategies for managing stress and stressful situations online that university students can consider. Some of the available options that university students can apply when seeking to solve stress and stressful situations include seeking medication and attending various available therapeutic programs to help them solve the problem. Internet information is essential because they offer instant, confidential, private, and easily accessible information that will eventually help them to deal with stress and stressful situations.
“Stress.” NYU, 2021, Web.
Stress is one of the factors that have for a long time affected different people across varying age groups. Stressful acts and activities continually affect the well-being and success of college students globally. Stress can have different effects on an individual’s life, including affecting them physically, emotionally, and academically. The article opines that stressful life has a direct negative influence on the quality of life and health complications among college students. The author suggests that coming up with strategies to cope with the stress can significantly help in reducing the consequences of stress. The article proposes some of the best ways that can help curb stress among college students. Some of the activities that one can engage themselves in are strategizing and coming up with the best ways to prevent stressful living. Staying positive and meditating or being mindful of various activities can help reduce stress. Generally, stress is a major challenge among college students, and it has a major negative impact on the physical, psychological, and mental contributions to the performance of college students.