This topic discusses what it means to be functioning well in life and the misconceptions behind that idea.
Often there is this norm of what it means to ‘function well’ and being unwell is seen as a fault of your motivations/personality. What expectations does academia set around the concept of ‘functioning well’? Is there always something else going on behind that missed deadline, that skipped class? Does higher education support the mental wellbeing of staff and students or is it lacking?
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