Dr Drew and Stress

In this quick video, Dr Drew tells us how stress can negatively impact our bodies. He also gives us a few quick pointers that everyone can use to help cope with day-to-day stressful situations!


Exam Cram

In the spirit of midterm time, here is a little information to help you understand why cramming isn’t always the best option. To reduce the stress of exams, study a little bit each day in order to be well prepared!

Good luck on midterms, students!


Here is the web link to the infographic: http://dailyinfographic.com/cramming-for-your-exam-infographic

Mental Health Workshop

A Mental Health workshop will be offered on campus by the multicultural Opening Doors Project (part of the Canadian Mental Health Association). It is free and includes audience participation.

BREATHE: Self Care in Stressful Times
1:30 pm 
March 21
University Centre Room 442
University of Guelph

This free workshop is designed to explore, adapt and build on our culturally diverse self-care strategies and practices.

To reserve a seat, register at http://gwlipopeningdoorsworkshops.eventbrite.ca

Happy Valentines Day!

Happy Valentines Day!

In keeping with Valentines Day today, and with February being Heart Month, we would like to provide you with some excellent resources to help you monitor and take care of your heart!

The Heart and Stroke Foundation has an “Assess Your Risk” questionnaire on their website that gives you an idea of your current heart health. Additionally, it offers some great recommendations to help you stay heart-healthy!

And for those of you who have Smartphones, they also have an app that you can download called “<30 Days”. This provides you with daily tasks and motivation to help you decrease your risk of heart disease and stroke. Both links are provided below:


<30 Day App:

Heart Health Assessment: