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Group counselling

Ask the counselor: How do I know if my partner’s dependency is unhealthy?

“How do I know if my partner’s dependency is unhealthy?”—Sam L.*, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador (*Name changed)Let’s start with the basics of a healthy relationship: You give and you receive. For...
Doctors

Ask the doc: Is it possible to get too much sleep?

“Is it possible to get too much sleep?”—Ana H., Towson University, MarylandNot exactly. But are there circumstances in which the amount of sleep someone is requiring would be concerning? Yes.It’s common to meet with...
Man choosing produce

Ask the nutritionist: What’s the difference between good carbs and bad carbs?

“What’s the difference between good carbs and bad carbs?”—Briana U., California State University, NorthridgeCarbohydrates, or carbs, are a class of macronutrients (nutrients that we need a lot of) that serve as the body’s primary...
Trainer in the gym

Ask the trainer: How can I improve my endurance?

“How can I improve my endurance?”—Amber L., Concordia College, New YorkEndurance, or the body’s ability to withstand physical stress over a long period of time, is a key component of overall health and wellness....
Doctors

Ask the doc: Why do I always feel tired?

“I make sure to get enough sleep, but I still always feel tired. Why could this be?”—Ariel B., Red Rocks Community College, ColoradoThis is a very common dilemma. It can be helpful to determine...
Group of teachers

Ask the professor: How do you write a good thesis statement?

“How do you write a good thesis statement?”—Lauren H., Trent University, OntarioThis is a great question. I’ve been teaching college writing for almost 20 years and have read a lot of essays that haven’t...
Doctors

Ask the doc: Do I really need to get a flu shot?

“Do I really need to get a flu shot?"—Leah M., Michigan Technological UniversityYes.An emphatic yes if you are in one of these categories: You are at higher risk for complications from influenza; for example,...