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From Wellbeing to Welldoing

From Wellbeing to Welldoing
How to Think, Learn and Be Well

Study Skills

October 2023 | 224 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

'From Wellbeing to Welldoing' is an applied, hands-on book that incorporates wellbeing skills such as mindfulness and resilience into learning practice and critical thinking. 

This mix of well-being, well-learning and well-thinking are all supported by practical, actionable advice, hence the term ‘well doing’. The focus is on allowing you to develop excellent learning practices by using constructive tools to support quality thinking. This is not a book about physical wellbeing with some background context, it is a well-balanced introduction to all of the skills that empower you as a student and encourage success. 

Whether you are an undergraduate or postgraduate student, this book has examples and tools that map the needs of the widest interpretation of social science students.

Key features:

  • Practical advice for action, the applied nature of the book and its focus on well-doing.
  • Triangle of well-being, well-learning and well-thinking gives a grounded introduction for you to succeed at university.
  • This book covers a solid mix of soft and academic skills, with a good coverage of learning techniques and tools for your academic success.
  • Important wellbeing subjects all covered, such as ‘physical’, ‘stress’, ‘resilience’, and 'sleep'.
  • Content to jump-start critical thinking skills within the specific context of academia.  
  • Global case studies to show awareness of diversity of experience depending on gender, race, country of study, disabilities and age.

Chapter 1: Welcome to Welldoing
Chapter 2: Cognitively comfy learning: Manage your environment to boost your learning potential
Chapter 3: Time and task savvy learning: Adapt and flex your schedule for efficient learning
Chapter 4: Stress-free learning (well almost!): Pro-actively manage your varied life demands and reduce unnecessary stress
Chapter 5: Reader’s and writer’s block: Adapt how you interact with the page to get started with reading and writing tasks
Chapter 6: Recipes for planning and writing: Handy recipes to help you successfully cook-up great pieces of writing
Chapter 7: The revision elevator: Strategies to give your revision a lift!
Chapter 8: Walking a tightrope: The safety net approach to thriving rather than surviving when public speaking
Chapter 9: The hurdle-free approach to group work: Anticipate, plan for and manage the challenges of working with others
Chapter 10: Tempting templates: Example templates to help you put Welldoing into practice

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