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Mistake 6: Playing it too tough

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You’re going to be having this year anyway. It’s going to be challenging no matter what. If you hold yourself back because of whatever emotional or mental restriction you’re battling against, it’s that much harder for you.

It takes someone with a certain level of maturity, self-insight, and mental strength to prioritise emotional and mental health. I was certainly not one of these students. I did not value my mental and emotional health and I regret it.

Unfortunately, even after hearing this, watching this video, and reading this, some of you will still not prioritise taking active self-care steps. It’s inevitable, but if that ends up being you and it comes to the point where you need more clarity, please seek help, if not now, at least then.

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