On Being Tired (#santéGL)

I've been trying to write a post about mental health for two weeks now. As you may or may not know, Bell's "Let's Talk" day was last week which has inspired my social media feeds to be full of everything and anything mental illness related. ("Let's Talk" is a cool day-long event across Canada, one … Continue reading On Being Tired (#santéGL)

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The Holidays, A New Semester, and #oneword365; a threefold update from a lazy writer

Sooooo, it's January. The holidays are over, a new year has begun, and with it comes a new semester. First semester was a bit of a struggle for me, -as it is for many first years- there's just so much to adjust to! University life can definitely be a shock to your system, and us … Continue reading The Holidays, A New Semester, and #oneword365; a threefold update from a lazy writer

Choosing Glendon: My Weirdest Reason

I’ve detailed many of my reasons for choosing to go to Glendon on this blog previously, but never my strangest one: I deeply, deeply appreciate the way Glendon brands itself. Branding, advertising, public relations, whatever you want to call it, is something I’m interested in, or rather, fascinated by. Also, despite not being particularly knowledgeable, … Continue reading Choosing Glendon: My Weirdest Reason

Why I am a Success Story and You Probably are Too (#GLsuccess)

This week, us eAmbassadors are writing about success. We were in our monthly meeting and got a little off topic railing on how unattainable ideals of success for today's students can be, which then lead to a discussion of what success even is. Francette, who is of course one of the oldest and wisest of … Continue reading Why I am a Success Story and You Probably are Too (#GLsuccess)

Y U No Live Closer: Maintaining Friendships When You Move Away For School

A couple of my fellow eAmbassadors, Sienna and Krysta, have written excellent posts on managing the “LDR”, or Long Distance Relationship. Now, I’m happily and perpetually single, so I know nothing about maintaining romantic relationships, but I am practically a professional at long distance friendships. (Just ask my best friend of going on 15 years; … Continue reading Y U No Live Closer: Maintaining Friendships When You Move Away For School