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Change the Behaviour, Not the Feeling: Coping With Difficult Thoughts

If there’s one thing that’s plagued me in my social life it is accepting difficult thoughts. Whether it’s worrying about saying something wrong in a first impression to someone, ruminating about a friend not texting me back, or overthinking a…
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Why Everyone Needs to Attend the Student Consultation: National Standard for Mental Health

I’m in my fourth year and throughout the years, I’ve heard a lot of divided opinions about mental health resources on campus. From people saying they’ve had great experiences with accessing them to people struggling to access a counsellor or…
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The Price of Being a Commuter Student: Locker Troubles and Finding Study Space

In mid-September I went to campus to attend my in-person classes for the first time. I looked around me and asked myself: Are there more people on campus now than in my orientation week three years ago?  I couldn’t believe…
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Why Virtual Study Hubs Work – productivity, motivation, and everything in between

I’ve been attending virtual study hubs for nearly a year and I must say, I don’t think I would’ve got through my virtual academic year without them. Last year, motivation was the bane of my existence. With libraries closed at…