That Human Thing Where You Meet New People: My Social Anxiety and the Importance of Being Selfish

So here is the thing, I am really awful at meeting new people. I don’t know what it is, but anytime someone introduces me to their friend/significant other, I get all manic and loud and just, well, hyper. Keep it…

Nurture and nature your emotional, physical and mental health and well-being

You know what gives me #joyatUofT? Being outside and beating the winter blues; whether I’m sledding, or taking a walk in the park. However, lately, the slushy roads, the face numbing wind and the chill that has enveloped Toronto so…

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…