Everyone can relate to the feeling of being in a stressful or anxious situation and feeling like your brain is running more slowly than the rest of the world. If you need to learn how to stay calm under pressure, or in stressful, anxious situations, you’re not alone. The trick lies in preparedness.
Post-secondary education is meant to be one of the most exciting experiences of your life. For many, this marks your transition into adulthood and the beginning of your careers. It also means a new level of independence, whether from managing your own academic path or living away from home for the first time. Of course, these all represent big changes – and big pressure, too.
If you’ve ever felt like an overwhelming sense of stress over the prospect of social interaction, or watched others effortlessly make friends while you struggled with introductions, you aren’t alone – far from it.
Even though it "technically" hasn't started yet, winter is already on most everyone's mind. It’s nearly here, and can be felt in plummeting outdoor temperatures, longer nights, and the unfortunate fact that wind is now a highly aggravating (and frustratingly common) presence.