Mental Health During the Pandemic

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Due to the Coronavirus situation, people’s mental health had depleted. Mental health relies on a person’s genes, biology, environment, and lifestyle. The environment and lifestyle for many of our global citizens have been disrupted and we have become victims of…

Leadership

There is often an incorrect conception of what “leadership is”. The word often evokes an image of authority and power being channelled towards a common goal. A finger is being pointed at workers, demanding that the delegated work is addressed.…

Breathe

On May 25th, a life was lost at the hands of police officers. This action resulted in a ripple effect of protests, and a movement aimed to quench the world’s long-needed justice for people of color. Although this action directly…

The Ripple Effect

Mental health is a vital topic to divert our attention. It is not only something important to discuss but for everyone to replenish and prioritize. A mental health campaign was run by Sanjana Karthik, through BC Youth Council. She partnered…

Materialism

The adolescents of today are often exposed to a more materialistic mindset, than the previous generations. They feel the need to concede to society’s conception of what “ successful is”, which often fosters a need for objects of monetary value.…

Pressure

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Today’s youth is often subjected to unachievable standards and guidelines. Although well-wishers, parents can often enforce feelings of anxiety when they make their children conform to “their” standards of success. In a study of 800 families, 56% of parent’s definition…

Youth Step Up

Joseph Mai and Gurik Mangat are two grade ten students who attended Tamanawismun on February 29th, 2020. On this day, they had the opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions and diplomatic arguments at the Model United Nations conference. They were…

Social Media: Insecurities

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A significant problem that today’s youth continue to face is social media. Social media on its own does not contribute to problems, but rather the manner in which its being used causes problems. For instance, today’s youth view social media…