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How to react less and enjoy more this holiday season

Rate this article and enter to winThe holidays are coming up, and I know two things for certain: (1) My aunt will re-gift me an old book and pretend she bought it for me,...
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Test stress much? Try this 30-second, in-the-moment mindfulness trick

Rate this article and enter to winWhat’s your favourite thing about school? If you said “the exams,” you’re either Hermione Granger or you’re an anomaly. I’m done with school now and free of academic...
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Wake & meditate: Your guide to a mindful morning

Rate this article and enter to winIn my last post, we talked about how to meditate and why it’s pretty much the best thing ever (in a nutshell: less stress and anxiety, more calm,...
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Feeling the pressure to be perfect? 4 ways to push back

Rate this article and enter to winBeing a person can be complicated. Being a perfectionistic person can be even more complicated. Those standards of yours? They’re so high you can’t see the top of...
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Apps + podcasts we love: myHomework

Pablo N., second-year graduate student, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador “myHomework is a time-management app designed specifically for students, from high school to graduate. On the surface, it seems like a scheduling app,...
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Meditation is having a moment. Here’s how (and why) to join in

Rate this article and enter to winEmma Watson meditates. Katy Perry and LeBron James meditate. Jon Krop meditates. (OK, that last one is me, but still.) Trendy meditation studios are popping up all over,...
Ask the doc: How do you know if you have a potential STI?

Ask the doc: How do you know if you have a potential STI?

—Reed P.*, University of Windsor, Ontario (*Name changed)First, the most common symptom of an STI is no symptom at all. Studies have demonstrated these alarming truths: More than nine out of ten people infected...
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Ask the doc: Can you get Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) from stress? How do...

—Sal R.*, University of Windsor, OntarioThis is an interesting question. The answer is a tentative yes. Anxiety and chronic stress may lead to symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and certainly the demands related...
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Check your anxiety: Students share what works (and what doesn’t)

Rate this article and enter to winGrades. Roommates. Relationships. Competition. Decisions. Obligations. Finances. College and university life is filled with stress generators. Stress is normal, but it can cause anxiety, and sometimes that anxiety...
Students’ stories: Got anxiety?

Students’ stories: Got anxiety?

Anxiety strategy: Counseling“I was deeply affected by anxiety my whole junior year. It took many deep talks with my best friend to finally seek help. I wish I had sought help sooner, for my...