Student Wellbeing

On this page you can find an overview of resources and inspiration related to various health and well-being topics. For each topic, the sources range from websites to books, podcasts, apps and more.

Next to that:

  • For support within TU/e, the Education and Student Affairs (ESA) offers individual coaching to students at the TU/e that is free of charge. The student advisors and student psychologists of ESA offer a short-term and solution-based approach. Check for more info and contact the Advisors and Tutors page, the flowchart student guidance for bachelor’s students and the flowchart student guidance for master’s students.
  • Also you can check the TU/e wellbeing page for students here. On this page you can find amongst others information about wellbeing courses, guidance on where to get support if needed and the Activitree app for finding likeminded people. 
  • Besides that there is a wellbeing course platform for TU/e students with various courses related to your wellbeing. You can find that platform here

Coronavirus (COVID19)

World Health Organization (WHO): Mental Health and Psychosocial Considerations During COVID-19 OutbreakLink
David Bernstein, professor at the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience of Maastricht University, gave a webinar on staying mentally healthy in times of  the coronavirus.Link
Guide to living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertaintyLink
VIDEO: How to respond effectively to the Corona crisisLink

Stress & Resilience, Low mood, Mindfulness

Free online courses covering low mood, stress and resiliencyLink
Online courses to improve your well beingLink
Videos on how to live a meaningful lifeLink
Make mistakes and learn from failure / Video Growth Mindset versus Fixed MindsetLink
How other students cope with not feeling okayLink
A guide on self-worth, shame and wholehearted livingLink
How to overcome stress and improve mindfulnessLink
Mood Tracker AppLink
Podcast on stress reductionLink
Mindfulness Meditation AppLink
Stress relief podcastLink
Stress Management AppLink
PODCAST: Yale professor Dr Laurie Santos helps you deal with mental health issues, especially anxiety, stress and depressionLink
Brene Brown’s TED Talk on vulnerability and self-awarenessLink
Dr Padesky’s “Managing Your Moods” podcastLink
Podcast on the symptoms of depression and mindfulness as a solutionLink
Acceptance and commitment therapy by Russ HarrisLink
TedTalk on taking 10 minutes for mindfulnessLink

Anxiety & Fears

VIDEO: The Struggle Switch – how to manage anxietyLink
VIDEO: Avoid negative automatic thoughtsLink
VIDEO: Coping with anxietyLink
PODCAST: Support with anxiety, stress and panic attacksLink
PODCAST: Anxiety managementLink
PODCAST: Yale professor Dr Laurie Santos helps you deal with mental health issues, especially anxiety, stress and depressionLink

Highly sensitive & highly gifted

PODCAST: HSP managementLink
PODCAST: HSP experiences and managementLink
PODCAST: HSP coachLink
PODCAST: Health and wellness tipsLink

Self-image & Identity

Young people talking about their experiencesLink
For all questions on gender identityLink
More on self-compassionLink
Lgtb organisation for youth & studentsLink
PODCAST: improve self-imageLink
PODCAST: self-worth TedTalk playlistLink

Perfectionism & Worrying

Training exercises for perfectionismLink
The Perfection Detox (TedTalk)Link
Automatic thoughtsLink
Exercises for worryingLink
PODCAST: overcoming perfectionismLink

Relationships & Family

PODCAST: How to handle difficult relationships and heal broken onesLink
PODCAST: Normalising the conversation on grief and bereavementLink

Eating Problems & Addiction

70 Resources to support eating disorder recoveryLink
Online support community for gaming addictsLink
PODCAST: Tips for better wellbeing and managing disordered eatingLink

AD(H)D & Autism

Tips for university students living with autismLink
Tips for college students with ADHDLink


Inspirational ideas from all spheres of lifeLink
Celebrate leadership and improve each other’s livesLink
The key to successLink
Why being an introvert is not a bad thingLink
Understand the power of perspectiveLink
Supportive Resources on Student Welfare page of Oxford UniversityLink

TINT Eindhoven (TU/e)

PODCAST: Tools for lifeLink
Mindfulness sessionsLink
Life coaching sessionsLink