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Overcoming Barriers to Staying Active at Home: Tips and Advice

Life Balance

When surveyed, students reported that the top four barriers to staying active were poor weather, lack of energy, loneliness, and lack of time. Check out the Health Peer Educators’ blog for some tips on ways to combat these barriers and build a healthy routine. 

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10 Ergonomic Tips for Working or Studying at Home

Life Balance

With more people working and studying from home, it is important to make sure our working environment is efficient and safe. Check out the Health Peer Educators’ blog article for some tips about creating a more physically ergonomic-friendly workspace at home. 

By: Aleisha, Anna, Jaskaren and Mariel 1494 reads | 0 comments
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Online Dating and Keeping Safe

Health Peers

The pandemic has made online dating a more popular way of meeting new people. While online dating is a great way to e-meet new people, you might also find yourself in potentially uncomfortable situations with strangers. Read on to learn more about which red flags the Health Peers recommend keeping a keen eye out for. 

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10 Things Students Wished Instructors Knew About Remote Learning

Health Peers

The Health Peer Educators, in conjunction with SFU Health and Counselling Services, did an informal Instagram poll a few weeks ago to learn more about students’ experiences with remote learning. Check out the resulting recommendations suggested by students for how instructors can improve students’ experience in remote classes.

By: Aleisha Fernandes 1784 reads | 0 comments
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Digital Flourishing: How to Support Your Well-being in a Digital World

SFU Health and Counselling Services

Digital technology has become a staple in all aspects of our daily lives. As a result, it is necessary to embed practices and boundaries that promote mindful usages of technology. Check out Health & Counselling Services’ tips on how to support your well-being in this digital world.

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How to Build a Routine: Choose your Strategy

Life Balance

With more distractions around at home, it can be easy to catch yourself procrastinating or avoiding tasks. Read the Health Peers’ blog to learn strategies on how to build a routine to manage your time and stress better! 

By: Aleisha Fernandes, Emma Juergensen, and Sarah Chae 2023 reads | 0 comments
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How to Get Started on a Routine: Recipe for Wellness

Personal Development

Through creating an efficient routine, you can better accomplish things that need to be done within a shorter amount of time and allow yourself to do activities that you enjoy doing. Read the Health Peers’ blog to learn their recipe on how to build a routine to better manage your stress and wellbeing!

By: Aleisha Fernandes, Emma Juergensen, and Sarah Chae 1700 reads | 0 comments
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An Open Letter To My Chronic Pain

Health Peers

Diana Smith pens a series of poignant and moving letters addressed to her chronic pain. A must-read to better understand from a personal perspective what it is like to live with chronic pain.

By: Diana Smith 1161 reads | 0 comments
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An Extrovert’s Guide to Introverts

Quarantine

Being in quarantine has amplified the differences in actions and effort between extroverts and introverts with regards to social connections. Read Connie Jigs’ article about her top tips on how extroverts can support their introverted friends.

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My Mindset Graduating in a Pandemic

OLC Blog

Be it if you’re graduating or getting ready to start a new semester at SFU, there’s a lot of uncertainty around what will happen next. Earth Sciences student Klaus McCloud shares his top three tips of how he maintains a positive mindset while getting ready to graduate from SFU.

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