With the sun starting to set earlier and the weather getting colder, it’s more important than ever to think about the appropriate time to study. Daylight exposure can significantly influence productivity, alertness and functionality.
It’s ok to feel stressed and anxious, especially during difficult times! Learning to reduce and manage anxiety, instead of simply aiming to eliminate it, can help you find motivation and increase productivity.
After nearly a year and a half without games, our Gee-Gees student-athletes could not have been more excited to return to play for the fall semester. The performances so far as well as the resilience they’ve shown in the face of adversity have been nothing short of inspiring. Didn’t get a chance to get out to any games this year? Here’s our recap!
Finals are approaching, and we’re all experiencing high levels of anxiety and stress. Fear, anger, helplessness, confusion — all these emotions and mental states are normal to feel during a high-stress period. The good thing is that we can reduce stress by taking care of our basic needs and making self-care a priority.
One major determinant in our success which is often overlooked is the food we fuel ourselves with. Eating properly affects everything in our lives, from our mental health and energy levels to our physical wellbeing.
Listening to music while you study can be quite enjoyable, and the right tunes can really help you dial into your study groove. Here are some study music playlists and groovy beat recommendations from fellow Gee-Gees.
Academic writing comes with its fair share of challenges, not the least of which is the blank page syndrome. Some of us know it as “writer’s block”; others call it “perfection paralysis”. Regardless of how you refer to it, I think we can all agree that it’s a huge pain in the… well, you know. Here are five tips to help you overcome the blank page syndrome.
Did you know that volunteering is a great way to support your career development while helping fulfil the mission of a community organization? Evidence shows that meaningful volunteering provides students with valuable work experience and transferable skills, and allows you to explore new work environments.
Ever wondered what goes on during your hours of shut eye every night? Darcy Santor, a full-time professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences, breaks down the extraordinary benefits of sleep for learning and well-being in the fourth instalment of the Friday Afternoon Seminar on Wellbeing.