Post Tagged with: "Mental and Physical Health"

No carbs, no problem; or is it? Investigating fad dieting and its effect on the body

No carbs, no problem; or is it? Investigating fad dieting and its effect on the body

Body image is a fragile subject in the modern world. It seems everyone is trying to look like an Instagram model or fit back into their jeans from 2011. Fitness has flooded social media with influencers who work out as a full-time job or girls who look like they don’t have an ounce of body fat on them frolicking around […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Features ·
Photo by Qiao Liu

Coping with the effects of Seasonal Affective Disorder

If you’ve begun to feel uncontrollably and unexplainably morose as the days become shorter, the darkness arrives earlier and the weather becomes colder and more unforgiving, then you may be one of the unfortunate few who suffers from seasonal depression. Also called Seasonal Affective Disorder (literally, S.A.D.), seasonal depression is a specific type of mood disorder that is most related […]

by Aaron Waitson· · Arts and Life ·
Graphic by Fani Hsieh

Putting your well-being first should always be a priority

In an effort not to sound like a broken record or an after school special harping about all the ways young adults don’t look after themselves, I’ll make it clear that I’m far from a beacon of health and balance. The beginning of university is a lot to take in. It’s fun, stressful, there’s things to do every single day, […]

by Emily Waitson· · Opinion ·