Everyone will face challenging times at some point in their lives. Use the information below to find guidance and support for your health and wellbeing.

Five steps to wellbeing

Remember, everyone experiences periods of frustration, anxiety, loneliness, or stress. It is ok to feel this way. Our five-step approach to wellbeing provides ideas on taking care of your body and mind that can help. 

Explore the five steps to wellbeing

  • Whatever might be affecting your wellbeing, find out more about the support that's in place for you.
  • Our Health Assured Employee Assistance scheme includes online support and a free 24 hour confidential advice line. Find out more about Health Assured.

Emotional and mental wellbeing

Emotional and mental wellbeing is just as important as physical wellbeing - but it can be overlooked. Whether you’re struggling with anxietystress or there's something else on your mind, there is a lot of support in place. You could also take a look at our resources on looking after your mental health.

Financial wellbeing

Financial wellbeing is about a sense of security and feeling you have enough money to meet your needs. It's about being in control of your day-to-day finances and having the financial freedom to make choices that allow you to enjoy life. Start with our Financial assessment and calculator (login username: university, password: york) or find out more about our financial rewards package for staff, from childcare vouchers to rental deposit schemes.

Physical wellbeing

Taking care of your physical wellbeing is an important part of leading a healthier and happier life. Whatever your activity level, taking some time each day or week to be active is beneficial. Combining this with a balanced diet can help maintain your energy levels and ensure you feel at your best.