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Dr. Stresslove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My English Degree

Graduate Students

I was almost finished the semester, and I realized one tiny detail: I hated all my classes. This is the tale of how I followed my heart into an English degree, a network of professional contacts, and endless career possibilities. 

By: Elmira Bahrami Majd 1858 reads | 0 comments
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The Right Versus the Wrong: Career Lessons from Johnny Bunko

Work Search

Success does not follow a linear path and neither will your career. Jien, shares some fundamental lessons from "the last career guide you'll ever need."

By: Jien Hilario 2025 reads | 0 comments
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Depression in Universities Part II: How You and Your University Can Help

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Part two of our “Depression in Universities” series brings us to how you and your university can support those who are working to overcome mental illness. Keep on reading to learn how you can help end the stigma with depression. 

By: Sarah Saghah 1950 reads | 0 comments
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Depression in Universities Part I: What Every Student Needs to Know About Having Depression

Life Balance

Mental illness can affect anyone. If our society is to help end the stigma, the first step is to gain knowledge on the subject. This blog post connects readers with what it is like to have depression. 

By: Sarah Saghah 2777 reads | 0 comments
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Too Legit To Quit (Your Job, That Is)

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How do you know if a job posting is legit? After applying to over 100 jobs, Jien has a few tips to help you decode that job posting. 

By: Jien Hilario 2064 reads | 0 comments
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Understanding Each Other is the Fundamental Approach to Making Friends

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SFU is a multicultural university, and there are a lot of students here with a variety of cultural backgrounds. Learning something new from others can help us get to know the world, broaden our horizons, and breakdown damaging stereotypes.

By: Mengxi (Catherine) Chen 2073 reads | 0 comments
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The Key to Building Resilience: Having Courage in Taking Action for Yourself

Resilience

As students, trying to balance our sanity while passing our courses, how can we adapt to this fast changing world? Belle shares her thoughts on ideas presented at Building Your Resilience, part of the SFU Public Square 2018 Community Summit - Brave New Work.

By: Belle Villar 1879 reads | 0 comments
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Defeating Stress by Building Resilience

Life Experience

Student life can be stressful.  Here are tips for building resilience against stress from the SFU Public Square 2018 Community Summit, Brave New Work.

By: Amy Chui 2087 reads | 0 comments
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The Possible Benefits of Forgetting Your Co-Worker's Name

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Forgetting a new co-worker's name is a common problem, but admitting it openly is a surprisingly welcomed solution, and it can open the door to positive rapport. Eric Cai writes more from his experience.

By: Eric Cai 2332 reads | 0 comments
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From Recreation to Mentorship: Getting Involved with People with Disabilities

Volunteering

Working with people with disabilities can enable you to understand their experiences better. What better way to do so than having fun at the ocean or on the mountains? Here are some ideas for volunteering with those with disabilities. 

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