Peer stories: learn from others

When dealing with mental illness or any wellbeing issues, we can often feel alone. Knowing others struggle or have struggled like us can reduce the feeling of isolation and be useful in working toward our own recovery.

It can also be helpful or inspiring for those supporting friends or family members who are dealing with hardships to read about similar experiences.

#WellnessChallenge - A Healthy and Active Campus

Here are the champions of a Healthy and Active Campus! Gee-Gees are stronger together. This is the #WELLNESSCHALLENGE. Taking care of others starts with taking care of oneself. Inspiration for this initiative comes from the 7 pillars of wellness.

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Wellness Tips from a Peer Educator

Need to beat the quarantine blues? Dreading starting your assignments? Meet Rana, a Health Promotion Peer Educator. Her tips are sure to help you start your day on the right foot. Visit the Health Promotion page for more tips on how to stay well during COVID-19.

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How to take care of yourself

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Here are a few tips on how to take care of yourself!

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Hussein | International Student - Personal Story

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Hussein, international student, gives tips about coming to Canada and preparing for winter.

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Michel | Personal Story from the Associate Vice-President, Student Life

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Michel shares his personal story.

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Jonah | Personal story from a uOttawa alumnus

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Jonah shares his story - don't wait to find your place.

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Virginna | International Student - Personal Story

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Virginna : homesickness is normal.

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