For Your Well-Being

Resources to support your well-being as you plan for life after high school.

Highlights from BigFuture Live: Advice on Emotional Well-Being

Watch this four-minute video to get key advice for managing your mental health while planning for your future. See what you missed at BigFuture Live and get your questions answered.

Happiness Professor's Tips for a More Fulfilling Life

Dr. Laurie Santos

Dr. Laurie Santos

Dr. Laurie Santos is a Professor of Psychology at Yale University and host of The Happiness Lab podcast. Her course, Psychology of the Good Life—Yale’s most popular course in over 300 years—teaches how the science of psychology can provide important hints about how to make wiser choices and live a life that’s happier and more fulfilling.

Learn from articles below how you can lead a happier life.

Life Advice

Listen to what others have to share about overcoming challenges and winning in life. Videos brought to you by our content partners.

How to tune out bad advice- and listen to your own voice!

John Legend's pep talk for fellow first-generation college students

How to create your own luck

Feeling stuck? This three-step process will help you move forward

Well-Being x College and Career Planning

Learn more about…

8 Ways to Manage the Stress in the College and Career Planning Process

Learn more

Beyond Rankings: What to Look for in a College that Fits You Best

Learn More

Tips for Reducing Test Anxiety

Learn More

How to Prepare Mentally for College

Learn More

I'm feeling...

Our emotional well-being can range from feeling good to struggling because of a situation or a condition like depression. Understand how you’re feeling and learn how to navigate them.


Learn More


Learn More

"Weird" or "Off"

Learn More

Tips for Navigating Your Feelings

Learn strategies to manage and navigate your feelings.

Reduce Stress

Learn More

Manage Anxiety

Learn More

Overcome Hopelessness

Learn More

Alleviate the "Off" Feeling

Learn More