anxiety

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COVID-19 forcing in-class instruction to a halt left us all without closure

The last few weeks have taught me more about grief and anxiety than any class could Until a few weeks ago, no one could have anticipated that we would have…
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EDITORIAL | It’s time to get prepared, not paranoid, about coronavirus

While it's true that anxiety and paranoia have no place in dealing with an outbreak, preparation and vigilance are not the same as anxiety. It's important to be prepared and…

Starbucks is stressing you out

Caffeine did not make me any more successful, productive, or even awake — it just made me into an anxious yet alert squirrel for a few hours. Quitting six months…

Coping with anxiety during midterms

Anxiety can be a difficult barrier to overcome even at the best of times. Here are some tips for overcoming anxiety during the high-stress midterm season.

Caribbean Chronicles: facing anxiety and adventure head-on in Martinique

This trip to Martinique, an island just north of Venezuela, is my first time alone in a country where I'm not fluent in the language. “If you fail to plan,…

Finding joy through breath at the Victoria Yoga Conference

It would have required considerable effort for me to be crabby last Saturday and Sunday morning, despite the early rise and lack of caffeine. And if you, like me, were…

UVic club out to end the stigma around mental health

You are not alone — that is what the UVic Mental Health Awareness Club wants to let you know, especially when you seek help. “It can be fairly intimidating to go to…

Contest encourages those with anxiety to share experience

Anxiety is a paranoid-headed monster that keeps you up at night. Anxiety keeps you from just asking for help in Wal-Mart — instead, you wander, eternally lost in the endless aisles, not…