Anxiety may have many faces. It may reveal as a sudden panic attack, fear due to same threat or an individual trait existing regardless of external situations. It is especially important to recognize how strong is ones’ tendency to experience anxiety, what does it result from and how does it influence everyday life. Understanding of mystery of anxiety may be the first step of change! Here you will find not only information allowing for deeper understanding of anxiety but also useful tips and practical advice what to do if anxiety became a problem.
Conflicts are a natural part of life – also student life. They occur when people have diverse interests or points of view. Conflicts aren’t necessarily good or bad. What is important is the way we resolve them. Good communication can be beneficial in resolving conflicts; however, difficulties often occur. In this section you will find a short game, where you can try your skills in resolving a conflict and overcoming communication barriers. Good luck!
Many students say that stress is their greatest enemy which makes them unable to accomplish their goals. But the other claim that stress mobilizes and motivates them to effective action. Where is the truth? What causes stress and what are its consequences? It is very important to better understand stress to be able to cope with it. Here you will find more information on stress and useful tips on how to control it. Master your stress!
One of the best things about studying is meeting new people. One of the best things about studying abroad is having the opportunity to get to know people from different parts of the world. In order to make the most of that chance, we’ve got to communicate with each other. We need to find our common ground, acknowledge our differences and exchange ideas.
These leaflets are intended to aid you in your communication:
Meeting and Greeting in Poland is a barely serious guide to making a positive first impression in Poland.
Multicultural Perspectives on Poland is a short leaflet inviting you to challenge your assumptions, no matter how familiar you are with Polish culture.
Effective email communication in an international academic context is a leaflet intended to do help you do just that!
The Between the Lines and Across Cultures videos are intended to introduce you to some aspects of cultural differences.
Depression is a serious illness. Often, in the initial stage, the symptoms are difficult to discern. However, depression is consistently evolving and can have serious consequences. Below you will find materials that can be useful for self-diagnosis or in situations where you suspect that your friend may be suffering from depression.
Diversity is an inherent aspect of studying at MUW. The school community includes people of different origin, nationality, religion, interests, abilities and personalities. Meet some of our students and exchange experiences and impressions. In this section you’ll find short films introducing people you can meet at our University.
If you are in a relationship but have doubts about how it is or how it should be… If you are someone with a broken heart or someone who is looking for love… Maybe you are someone concerning about your sex life. We hope that the materials here will shed new light on the relationship issues.
What is better, to have higher or lower self-esteem? There are no doubts that having good self-esteem is one of most important psychological resources, which contributes to good life. It is worth striving for building on ones’ self-esteem.
Here you will find materials showing how to build on ones’ self-esteem.
Student life is a lot of fun: all these parties, meeting interesting people, new experiences, new adventures. But student life also includes a lot of studying. And a lot of studying requires a lot of time. We cannot stretch time but it is possible to use it more efficiently. Study techniques are a great tool enabling better use of time and own capacities for learning. By using the study techniques you will be able to memorize information faster and remember it longer. Start now!