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Who’s in Your Big 5?

Who’s in Your Big 5?

Feeling stuck for support? Unsure of what kind of support to ask for or how to ask? We get it. It’s hard to reach out for help and even harder to communicate the type of support you might be looking for at any given time.
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5 Ways to Manage Financial Anxiety

5 Ways to Manage Financial Anxiety

The past week saw a huge stir in the markets with oil prices dropping, the threat of COVID-19, and folks rushing into the supermarkets. Here are five tips to help us refine and manage that “stock anxiety” so we’re better able to manage emotions in stressful times.
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[re:tell] The Road to Self-Love

[re:tell] The Road to Self-Love

We're pleased to present the latest re:tell selection! This week, Sarah, a recent Seneca grad, tells us how therapy helped her put together a "self-help toolbox" that's given her the confidence to make the most of her life.
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[re:tell] The Dark Side of a Shiny Life

[re:tell] The Dark Side of a Shiny Life

We're pleased to present the third selection for our new digital magazine, re:tell! This week, the shiny side of Aishani that most people see is the world-travelling academic who seems to surpass every goal she sets. But there's much more than meets the eye. Read Aishani's brave story here ...
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[re:tell] Moving Mountains

[re:tell] Moving Mountains

We're pleased to present the second selection for our new digital magazine, re:tell! A GBC student, Himanshu, shares what it's like to live at his family home through his college years. Find out why, even when it feels like he's trying to move mountains just get through the day, he wouldn't have it any other way ...
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[re:tell] From Addict to Law Student

[re:tell] From Addict to Law Student

We're pleased to present the first selection for our new digital magazine, re:tell! An anonymous student shares her story of overcoming an addiction that started in the hallways of her high school. After a long journey of inspiring resilience, she finds herself in the hallways at Seneca College, finally free.
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Why a Visit to the Art Gallery Can Improve Our Mental Health

Why a Visit to the Art Gallery Can Improve Our Mental Health

You do not need to be a Renaissance painter or a beret-wearing artISTE spewing art-speak in order to reap the mental health benefits of visiting a gallery. The actual act of observing and appreciating art stimulates the same areas of the brain that are involved in processing feelings of pleasure and reward. When we’re feeling especially anxious, stressed, or emotionally down, a visit to the gallery may help us re-focus our attention in a therapeutic way.
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How to Let Go

How to Let Go

When we live in our heads, we are not able to let go. When we allow ourselves to surrender to the present moment as opposed to living in the past or future by way of our thoughts, then we can let go.
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How to Face Your Parents

How to Face Your Parents

We get so many social messages that say we need to love and support our family unconditionally and I’m here to tell you otherwise. Everyone has a different process and comfort level but if you are struggling with guilt because you don’t want to be around your family or talk to them, I want to reassure you that it is okay.
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The Unspoken Pressure of Summer

The Unspoken Pressure of Summer

During those gruelling Canadian winter days, it is not uncommon to dream of that perfect idyllic summer memory, where you can smell the freshly cut grass or imagine the feeling of the warm sunshine on your face. However it can be normal to feel an overwhelming...

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