Anxiety

Pressure on professors

Contributors discuss the changing university environment and the toll it takes on students and facultyContinue...

Ranking places I’ve cried on Queen’s campus

For the past few weeks, I’ve felt the existential dread of graduation creeping up my spine.Continue...

Letting go of my fears of the world ending

I spent my childhood waiting for the world to end.

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Why I lose all social finesse trying to work out at the ARC

It seems as if every time I walk into the ARC to work out, I’m either a witness to or participant in a cringe-worthy social moment. After three years of this madness, I can’t tell if I’m the problem or if the ARC is cursed.Continue...

Overthinking is my Shakespearean tragedy

Overthinking has absorbed my university life. I find myself bound by standards for and perceptions of myself—and sometimes it goes overboard.Continue...

Learning to outrun anxiety

A lot of people hate running. It’s not the easiest sport to like—it can feel boring, interminable, and even painful. However, growing up, my dislike of running went a bit deeper than most.Continue...

“Telling someone how you’re feeling can be lifesaving”: Student talks mental health

Leah Emily Duff’s life at Queen’s started much like any other student.Continue...

Opening up about my silent struggles with mental illness

Growing up, I was under the impression mental illness was the result of some trauma or difficult upbringing, leaving me safely unaffected.Continue...

Barriers abound for students accessing mental health care on campus

Home to Student Wellness Services, the La Salle building sits at the very bottom of Queen’s campus, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of student life.

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The battle against mental illness

I can’t remember a time when mental illness wasn’t a part of my life. From a young age, depression and anxiety permeated almost every aspect of it.Continue...

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