mental health

‘New Year, New Me!’: How UWindsor Students are Sticking to Their New Year’s Resolutions

A new year is upon us, Lancers, and this fresh start might just be the perfect time to make that change you’ve been procrastinating for months.  “Our culture seems to value new year’s resolutions as a path towards change,” explains Dr. Carlin Miller, clinical psychologist and University of Windsor psychology professor.  “It’s in the news and on our social media and through social activities with our friends.”  Dominique Pal, a biology student, says that one of her resolutions is to be more consistent with being healthy and staying fit. “I plan to stick to this by holding myself accountable for

By |Fri, Jan 13th, 2023, 1:14PM|Arts + Culture, News|

A Chapter of Jack.org at the University of Windsor

The University of Windsor prioritizes mental health for all its students and faculty members. It is now an active chapter in the Jack Organization.  Jack.org is a Canadian charity organization training and empowering young leaders to revolutionize mental health. It aims to work with young people to teach them about mental health and how to look after others' mental health.   "1/7 youth in Canada report having suicidal thoughts. This is the leading health-related cause of death for young people in Canada. Canada has the 3rd highest rate of youth suicide in the industrial world. Though this fact underscores a state

By |Tue, Dec 13th, 2022, 12:08PM|News|

The ‘End-of-Semester Slump’: How Students are Coping With Burnout

Dominique Pal, a biology student, is having a difficult time finding balance.  “I definitely feel more stressed around this time of year because of a combination of final assignments, exams, and the change in weather. There're a lot of pressure to perform at a high level towards the end of the year,” Pal shares.  As the days grow shorter and the deadlines become more frequent, experiences of the end-of-semester slump might become more common.  Katie Chauvin, the Mental Health and Wellness Coordinator for the University of Windsor’s Student Counseling Centre, says that this time of year is often quite stressful

By |Thu, Dec 8th, 2022, 2:42PM|News|

How to lead a stress-free life while balancing work and school?

University of Windsor students returned to campus this Fall, as most of the courses were in person. After three long years of online classes, it has been overwhelming for most students to come back in person. It has been a sudden shift from being able to work from home and study to juggling between work and school in person. While balancing work and school, students often neglect their health. In terms of mental health, having too much stress can cause severe problems in the future course of one's life. We must learn how to manage our stress and take care

By |Wed, Nov 30th, 2022, 6:58PM|News|

Local Content Creators Showcase Windsor-Essex to Thousands of Followers on Social Media

tal content creators who dedicate part of their lives to promoting events, small businesses, local restaurants, and mental health awareness across Windsor-Essex. If you're curious to know how they started posting content, their creative process, and how they have grown their audience and built a career out of social media, keep reading! 

By |Fri, Aug 12th, 2022, 3:54PM|News|

Feelings of Fraudulence? How Imposter Phenomenon Might be Affecting You

If you’ve ever felt like you’re just pretending to be as intelligent as your peers and fear that one day you’ll be exposed as a fraud, you might be experiencing what is called Imposter Phenomenon (IP).  What is Imposter Phenomenon?  According to Very Well Mind, Imposter Phenomenon, also known as Imposter Syndrome, is the internal struggle of believing that you are not as smart and capable as those around you think you are. IP may manifest itself in different ways, it is commonly related to feelings of self-doubt. For example, you might be hesitant to participate in a class discussion out

By |Tue, Dec 21st, 2021, 10:56AM|Arts + Culture, News|
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