Mental Health Support for Students on Tight Schedules

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Has this happened to you? You know you already have too much on your plate, and you are eager to make the most of every opportunity. In one way or another, you end up setting goals and standards that are beyond your current means. Okay, maybe you can accomplish everything if you take out the time required for sleeping and eating. And being at a competitive university doesn’t help the struggle.

I am like you.


The Trouble With Loving Too Many Things – How to Be Less Distracted

I can be easily distracted. There’s easily half-a-dozen different lives and lifestyles that I can imagine for myself, and I could be happy with any of these paths. From dreams of being a traveling nomad, to desires of becoming articulate in movement through dance, to thoughts about continuing my studies in earth science, and even new pursuits of counseling psychology – these broad and varied interests all have a life of their own. I often find myself torn between the need to explore more into each of these interests and convincing myself to take my time, while at the same time, feeling restless about not being able to commit.


Lookin’ Ahead to Grad School

Road-to-2015Hi Guys! So today I want to talk to you all about the scary but necessary thought of looking ahead. I have a lot of friends who are graduating this upcoming May, so, I keep hearing a lot about Grad School. It intrigued me to do some research myself and I’m really glad I did.


The Feel Good Factor

Linnea Osterberg honor of the upcoming activities night (Jan. 19th), I’ve decided to dedicate my post to some of the awesome and maybe less well-known student groups at McGill. Obviously I don’t have space to elaborate on all the incredible clubs at McGill so don’t forget to go to the SSMU clubs website ( where they have a full listing of all clubs.I would highly recommend everyone visit this website since it provides contact info for most groups on campus. I also encourage everyone to go to activities night, because not only do you get to see what clubs are out there but often you get free food and candy as well!

(In order to impart some type of organization to my clubs list I’ve broken clubs into the same categories in which they appear on SSMU website. Many of these groups also have a facebook presence as well.)


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