World Autism Acceptance Day: Autism in the Media

Photo Credit: Rafael Garcin (via Unsplash) This article was written with the support and guidance of an autistic student of Memorial University of Newfoundland. The way that autism is portrayed by the media is often not accurate and it presents…

My Experience at the Student Wellness and Counselling Centre

This past year, I have done a lot of self-reflection on my mental health and wellbeing. Frankly, it has been a hard year for everyone, and we students are no exception. I am currently in my fourth year at MUN,…

BOOK REVIEW: “Self-Love” by Dr. Devi B. Dillard-Wright

At its core, self-love is an unconditional acceptance of andvalue for yourself—body, mind, and soul. Confidence in your decisions, appreciation for your strengths and weaknesses, and care for your physical and mental needs are all part of loving yourself. Self…

Box Breathing Changed My Life, and It Can Change Yours, Too.

(Disclaimer: This is from my own perspective and my own experiences. Everyone is different, so this technique may not be what works best for you, which is totally okay!) Over the last two years, it seems like the world has…

“It’s All Good (Unless It’s Not)” – A guide to mental health for students, by a student

If there is one takeaway message I hope you get from this book, it’s that there are people in your life and on campus who care about you and are ready to help (even if you don’t know who they…

Students Can’t Afford Scholarships

One of the most prominent causes of student stress is undoubtedly student debt. Between rent, tuition, basic living expenses, and transportation, students are consistently worried about the money they’re spending. Yes, we get the option of scholarships, but for how…