Tag: mental health

Seasonal Affective Disorder: How light therapy can help fight the winter blues

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a mood disorder provoked by reduced daylight hours during autumn and winter. SAD is considered a seasonal type of depression characterized by irritability, oversleeping, increased tiredness, changes in appetite, and reduced motivation to participate in social activities. Countries closest to the equator report almost no […]

Drop in appointments overhauled at McGill Counselling and Mental Health Services

Starting this October, receiving medical notes for exam and assignment deferrals has been made substantially more difficult. With the ongoing integration of McGill Counselling and Mental Health Services (MCMHS), drop in appointments at the student mental health clinic have been overhauled. As a part of this change, students will no […]

Beyond the brain: Perspectives on mindful meditation

Click each perspective to read more How meditation eased my anxiety Audrey Carleton I’ve grappled with bouts of anxiety and obsessive negative thinking for years now, without realizing what a negative space they took up in my life.  As a mechanism to enforce deadline-induced productivity, I frequently overcommit to far […]