HEALTH TIPS – EVERYDAY LIFE

Many students are away from home and find themselves alone to manage their daily lives. To live alone is to learn how to organize one's studies, one's work, one's hobbies, one's health, one's money, one's household chores, and find new landmarks in a new city.

To help students to achieve this more serenely, are offered here some information and advice on diet, sleep, organization of time, budget optimization, stress management, contraception, vaccinations, etc …

THE PHARMACY KIT OF THE STUDENT

At a minimum, a student's pharmacy kit must include:

– Electronic thermometer (about 6 €)

– PARACETAMOL 500 (for pain and fever) **

– PHYSIOLOGICAL SERUM Pods (to rinse the eyes)

– CHLOREXIDINE 0.2% Dosages (for disinfecting wounds) **

– Sterile compress (to apply the disinfectant)

– Protective dressings in individual sachets or in a chopping roll

(** provided you are not allergic to any of the constituents)

ADAPTING ITS POWER

To optimize one's intellectual work, one's physical and moral health, and to avoid significant variations in weight during the academic year, it is important to adapt one's diet in quantity and quality.

IMPROVE YOUR SLEEP

When the sleep is not restorative, one can feel fatigue, disorders of the mood, difficulties of concentration and learning during the day …

What can disturb your sleep? How can you improve it? Find out by doing this  sleep quiz .

ORGANIZE YOUR TIME

The university system leaves a lot of autonomy to the students. So it's up to them to organize their time, whether for classes, personal work, leisure … it is important not to be surprised because the year passes quickly!

DECREASE STRESS

Studies, external constraints, the organization of various daily activities, relational or personal family concerns, fatigue, the approach of exams, etc. are examples of stressors.

Here are some tips to  better manage your stress

MANAGE YOUR BUDGET

Whatever his income, the student must assume a certain number of expenses with his monthly budget: rent, expenses, food, transport, telephone, leisure …