By: Christy Dunston, Assistant Director, UCS

Trying to find a major or career path can feel overwhelming. Searching for an internship or job can feel exhausting. Therefore, it is important to take some time for yourself and reclaim your energy.

A few tips for self-care:

  1. Take a walk or run.
  2. Read a book.
  3. Take a shower or bath.
  4. Volunteer.
  5. Journal.
  6. Meditate.
  7. Go out with friends.
  8. Watch Netflix.
  9. Listen to music.
  10. Unplug from technology.

Just remember your career development is a journey. There will be mountains and hills. Take time for yourself. Seek resources if needed ( studentwellness.unc.edu ). Your self-care belongs to you.

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