Your degree or research is a marathon, not a sprint. Balance and sustainability are key, so that you can be well enough to do the things you are passionate about.

Mental health issues are common among students, and there is an extensive support network of staff and fellow students able to help with a wide range of issues.

Too many of us deal with psychological-health issues on our own, but we don't have to. In this TED Talk, Guy Winch talks about how we can and should take care of our emotions and our minds, with the same diligence we take care of our bodies. Mental health can also often be misunderstood.