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Grade Appeal: Podcast Episode Live!
For this week’s episode, we interview Lisa Pfau, the founder and CEO of Pfau Academic Writing, about how to successfully appeal a grade. Sometimes students work really hard on an assignment, but they do not get the grade they are expecting. This is usually because of a misunderstanding between the marker and the student. In […]
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Men’s Mental Health: Interview with Kristopher Morrison
  We interviewed Kristopher Morrison (Eagle Calling Man), an indigenous and men’s health advocate in Ontario, about men’s mental health. Men and women have been socialized differently around emotions, communication styles, and dealing with life’s problems. Research has shown that men and women express depressive symptoms differently, for example. Women tend to emote and talk […]
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Men’s Mental Health: Podcast Episode Live!
 We interview Kristopher Morrison (also known as Eagle Calling Man), an indigenous and men’s health advocate in Ontario about the gap in men’s psychological supports. Research has shown that men and women express depressive symptoms differently. For example, women tend to emote and talk about their feelings, while men tend to pull inward and isolate themselves. This […]
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Creating an Introvert Friendly Educational Environment: Interview with Julia Burdajewicz
  We interviewed Julia Burdajewicz, also known as the Germann Introvert, a health psychology student and digital content creator, about understanding introversion and breaking down barriers that often hold introverted students back. The student experience as an introvert can be challenging, especially in large educational institutions with tens of thousands of students.   Julia is […]
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Creating an Introvert Friendly Educational Environment: Podcast Episode Live!
 We interview Julia Burdajewicz, also known as the Germann Introvert, a health psychology student and digital content creator, about understanding introversion and breaking down barriers that often hold introverts back. The student experience as an introvert can also be challenging, especially in large educational institutions with tens of thousands of students.   HIGHLIGHTS   Common […]
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Customizing Mental Health Support for Students: Interview with Holly Smith
We interviewed Holly Smith, an experienced clinical occupational therapist in the field of mental health and substance use, about some of the mental health challenges that students encounter, and strategies to create a healthier study environment. Despite campaigns put forward by governments and corporations in the last decade that encourage a more open discussion about […]
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Customized Mental Health Support for Students: Podcast Episode Live!
 We interview Holly Smith, an experienced clinical occupational therapist in the field of mental health and substance use, who currently works as a clinical manager at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) about some of the mental health challenges that students encounter, and strategies to create a healthier study environment.   HIGHLIGHTS   Common […]
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Back Pain Relief after Studying at a Desk all day: Interview with Nastassia Pailkoff
We interviewed Nastassia Pailkoff, a Registered Physiotherapist and acupuncture practitioner, about how to stay healthy and mobile while studying at home. Due to COVID-19, many people are studying from home in less than ideal situations. Maintaining physical health, particularly improving flexibility and avoiding painful injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, while working at a desk […]
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The Dangers of Studying Too Long at a Desk: Podcast Episode Live!
We interview, Nastassia Pailkoff, a Registered Physiotherapist and acupuncture practitioner, about how to stay healthy and mobile, particularly improving flexibility and avoiding painful injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, while working at a desk. HIGHLIGHTS Health risks of extended sitting Choosing the right chair/adjusting your own chair Advice on setting up your workspace for optimal […]
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Halloween Howls: Podcast Episode Live!
   We interview Jingyi (Jane) Miao, Lisa’s work-study student, and our podcast editor/blog creator, and a Bachelor of Arts student in Economics and International Relations at the University of Toronto, about horror movies. Jane isn’t really an official expert, but she is passionate about the horror genre and has watched hundreds, maybe thousands of horror […]
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