Stress and Mental Health

Overwhelmed: Moms Are Too Busy to Work, Love and Play

Marilyn Linton | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada Living
Marilyn Linton

In her new book -- part sociological survey and part time management guide -- called Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No-One Has the Time, Brigid Schulte says we're smack in the middle of a cult of busyness and that feeling overwhelmed is actually shrinking our brains.

Want to Quell Student Stress? Don't Take Wente's Advice

Nicholas Barber | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada Living
Nicholas Barber

Margaret Wente argued that Canadian universities were guilty of "infantilizing," rather than "challenging" students. Ken Coates said universities should function as a "proving ground." But universities were never meant to function as a sorting mechanism for the job market. We should devote the effort and resources necessary to change university education to better serve all students. University shouldn't be more demanding, it should be more engaging.