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Wired & Tired – Why you should power down while you power up

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POWER DOWN TO POWER UP!   We know that sleep is an important part of success. According to the 2013 National College Health Assessment (NCHA) survey completed at McMaster, 27% of students say that sleep has affected their academic performance. However, many of us are putting a good night’s rest in jeopardy for our electronic […]

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Dealing with Depression


Three quarters of mental illnesses occur by the time individuals reach university age, amplifying the pre-existing stress of university life (Kessler, 2005). Depression is one of the most common psychiatric disorders diagnosed in students at the McMaster Student Wellness Centre. SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION INCLUDE: Little interest or pleasure in doing any activity Feeling down, depressed, […]

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