University can be a challenging time. Having to adapt to a new environment with new people, routines, responsibilities and expectations can be stressful, and students’ experiences can have an enormous impact on both their immediate and future wellbeing and choices.

We work with tutors, staff and students to help them build resilience and develop positive, protective everyday habits. By combining relevant theory with practical tools, we help them to better manage pressure and change and to develop skills that can support them throughout their lives.

News & Blog

Positive | change, uncertainty

Managing Your Mind: A Toolkit for Coping with Coronavirus Uncertainty

Although coping with uncertainty can be difficult, there are always things we can do. Over the last few weeks, Positive have had a number of requests from organisations looking for support with navigating the challenges associated with coronavirus. We have therefore put… Read more
Positive | attention, distractions, focus

Focusing in a World of Distractions

Focus has been described by Daniel Goleman as ‘the hidden driver of excellence’ [1]. We can’t perform at our best if we can’t manage our attention. It is also inextricably linked to our psychological wellbeing. It’s not just our productivity that stands to suffer if… Read more
Positive | mindset, stress

The ‘S’ Word: Why we need to change the way we think about stress

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘stress’? For many people, the word has overwhelmingly negative connotations: poor health, premature ageing, even early death. Whilst educating people on the dangers of stress is undoubtedly important, the downside… Read more
Positive | resilience

Positive and Radio Wolfgang Launch Second Podcast Series

Positive Group and Radio Wolfgang are thrilled to announce the launch of their second podcast series, The Resilient Road. The Resilient Road brings together remarkable real-life stories of resilience with accessible insights from psychology and neuroscience. Positive explores questions such… Read more