News reports tell us that Canadians are spending less time with family, friends, and leisure activities, and that people are tyrannized by their to-do lists (even having lists for their lists!). Does this sound familiar? Be wary of those “should’s”. They … Continue reading
Are you stressed? If “YES”, do you see that as good? A couple of weeks ago I was listening to Ed Lawrence, Canadian gardening guru, when he was asked how to get a healthy 80 year old … Continue reading
International Stress Awareness Day was last Wednesday! This was a day to spread awareness and knowledge about stress. This is the display that was set up in the University Centre, it outlined facts about stress and strategies to decrease the … Continue reading
Attention students! Are finals starting to stress you out? Are you worried you won’t have enough time to prepare? Do you have Facebook? For today’s Wellness Wednesday we’re looking at the relationship between Facebook usage and University life. Since finals … Continue reading
60% of of all human illness and disease can be attributed to stress (American Medical Association). Ever wonder what stress does to your body? Check out this infographic to learn what kind of impact stress can have on you! Link … Continue reading
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!
Are you a student at the University of Guelph? Check out the new tab above : Stress Resources at U of Guelph. Here you will find a list of great campus resources to help you manage stress!
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“Stress is like spice – in the right proportion it enhances the flavor of a dish. Too little produces a bland, dull meal. Too much may choke you.” ~ Donald Tubesing
“It’s not stress that kills us; it is our reaction to it.” ~ Hans Selye