Mental health

People-pleasing: breaking the habit is difficult, but necessary

Feelings of guilt around saying no, an overwhelming fear of letting people down, and a sense of emotional isolation are some of the familiar signs of people-pleasing. Unfortunately, the phenomenon is all too common. We must not only recognize the tendency to people-please, but actively resist it.Continue...

‘Gifted kid burnout’ is more than a punchline

The concept of ‘gifted kid burnout’ has been around on the internet for a while, but it’s recently found a second wind on TikTok.Continue...

Slipping through the cracks: concussions and mental health

Concussions can be extremely traumatic—both physically and emotionally.Continue...

Regrowing my foreskin

You know it’s extremely common, right?” That’s what a psychiatrist said to me last summer when I admitted I was contemplating suicide because of my circumcision.Continue...

How social media use shapes your sense of self-worth

The average person will spend a total of six years and eight months on social media in their lifetime—that’s a staggering commitment.Continue...

‘Hi, how are you?’: Learning to reconnect remotely

I can’t believe it will be March in less than two months. It doesn’t feel like it’s been almost a year since I was franticly packing, booking overpriced plane tickets, and finding a way to get to the airport as announcements of borders closing and rising COVID-19 cases broke daily.Continue...

Queen’s secures an increase of $258,000 in mental health funding

Thanks to increased funding from the Ontario government, Queen’s will be increasing mental health supports for students.Continue...

Nursing Science Society and Psychology department creating mental health workshops for nursing students

The Nursing Science Society (NSS) and the Queen’s Psychology department are working together to support the mental health of nursing students.Continue...

Queen’s releases new Campus Wellbeing Framework

Wellbeing is a critical factor in the success of individuals, the community, and the University, according to Queen’s new Campus Wellbeing Framework.Continue...

Step Above Stigma co-organizes event supporting Black Health Alliance

Queen’s charity Step Above Stigma (SAS) collaborated with a local Kingston athlete to raise awareness and money for supporting the mental health of Black Canadians.Continue...

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