Taking the B.E.A.R.S. Survey may be difficult for some students and in ways not expected. Self-care is crucial to our health, especially after confronting particularly tough topics. Guy Winch in his Ted Talk about self-care explains that we usually focus on our physical well-being while ignoring our psychological well-being.

If you would like to talk to someone, please visit the Resources and Support page or view this Flowchart of resource options. There are many confidential options at Bowdoin and in Brunswick.

If you are a survivor of sexual assault and would like to attend the survivor group, please contact Lisa Peterson or student coordinator Ali Ragan. You may also find Self-Care for Survivors on this website helpful.

Take a look at the various ways you can learn about and practice self care:

A Simple Guide to Self-Care in The Atlantic

Self-Care on Tumblr

Wellness and Fitness Classes at the Buck Center