It’s that time of year when we’re all excited to be back on campus and see all our friends again. To fully be prepared, we need to mentally prepare ourselves, since it’ll be another adjustment. Before we get too excited about going back, here are a few ways to be mentally prepared for Face to Face Classes.
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The beginning of a new school year is finally upon us. This means new Enderun students arriving for both college and senior high school. One of the most daunting experiences in life is starting school in a completely new environment. Having to meet new faces, new professors and start a new beginning.
It’s been a while since quarantine was implemented, and who would’ve thought that it would last for more than a year? In light of the effects of COVID-19 such as stress and anxiety, a health webinar that focused on mental health was held online for the Enderun community last month by Dr. Johann Legaspi. In the webinar, it was discussed that the effects of COVID-19 impacted the 3 pillars of health: autonomy, competence and connectedness. Dr. Legaspi mentioned during the webinar that in China, the number of people filing for a divorce rose as soon as the quarantine was lifted, and at the same time, the number of people wanting to get married increased for up to 300%. There are pros and cons of the pandemic. People either felt closer to each other or grew apart.
Truly, no man is an island—we all get involved in relationships no matter what. As part of Enderun’s Student Life Week, Sir James Franco, one of Enderun’s guidance counselors and professors, elaborates on the dimensions of how we act and get attached to the relationships in our lives.
Sure, medications and personal protective equipment are indispensable in protecting us from diseases, but our immune system is just as crucial. Serving as our first line of defense, keeping our immune system in its ‘tip-top shape’ would be beneficial. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc, having a well-protected immune system is needed more than ever. It is a vital asset in keeping us and those around us safe.
With over 100 attendees on Zoom, Barkada Talk: Mental Matters was an event organized by The Leadership Program, where they invited alumni who graduated from Enderun Colleges, namely Ms. Bea Gonzales, Amber Masorong, and Hannah Pira. The speakers tackled many issues, including breaking the stigma revolving around mental health.