stress

Stressed for success

As exams approach, anxiety becomes the norm around campus. Why do we become so preoccupied with
perfection, and how does it ultimately affect us?Continue...

Talking Heads: Professors, what's your best exam advice?

“After 10 p.m., prioritize sleep over studying.” Rebecca Hall, Global Development Studies

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Steps to stay motivated for the rest of the term

The second half of the academic term is always stressful. The strain of final essays, projects, and tests can start to weigh on us, giving us no choice but to buckle down and work harder than ever.Continue...

Don't replace health with self-care

While self-care is important, treating it as a cure-all for school-related stress, poor mental health, and general wellness can be dangerous.Continue...

Productivity distilled: Mastering the balancing act

Cultivating a healthy balance between our various commitments is a central part of our overall satisfaction.

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Talking Heads: What's getting you through midterms?

"The stress is pushing me. Can't wait till they're over." Miriam van der Maten, ArtSci '17

"Just keeping my head above water." Aaron Lin, ArtSci '19

"Trying to...Continue...

Practising mindfulness isn’t for the restless

I wish I was one of those people who could be mindful and do Yoga nidra without needing to move or wonder who’s texting me, but sadly, I’m a restless soul.Continue...

How to keep your cool during exams

There’s nothing that sucks all life and happiness out of you quite like tirelessly studying for weeks on end.Continue...

Talking Heads: How are you coping with finals?

“I’m going home this weekend.” Jenna Fletcher, ArtSci ’18

“Insane amounts of caffeine.” Nathan Quinn, Comm ’16

“My extracurriculars.” Emma Gandy, ArtSci ’...Continue...

The psychology of stress

Muscle tension, headaches, heart palpitations, trouble sleeping — the physical symptoms of stress are familiar to far too many university students. But what we’re often unaware of are the underlying physiological processes that contribute to stress.Continue...

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