Put your phone down: Excessive texting and phony emotional support

Despite group study sessions, project collaborations and other similar forms of encouragement by professors to increase interaction in the classroom, the bulk of our academic work is done in isolation. In fact, some of the most anxiety-provoking tasks –such as…

Counselling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at U of T: an insider’s perspective

“Counselling.” What does this word mean to you? Do you believe that it works? Do you feel queasy when you consider getting help for your overall well-being in this manner? Many of my friends who are also in the “hardcore”…