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Are YOU Having Fun? It's Essential!

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After that long, endless onslaught of papers, exams and presentations, it’s time for your mind to get some rest. But you might be surprised at just how important it is to have fun. Read on to find out why!

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Fun Things You Can Do Towards Your Career

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Having fun is important because it gives your brain time to refresh and allow for creative ideas to come into your work. It can also help you expand your network, stay updated within your industry, increase your productivity, develop a professional online presence, and can help you stay organized.  

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Tips on Studying Effectively

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Finals season is coming up, and so is the daily intake of caffeine by students – you know who we’re talking about. Exam stress is a natural part of life that everyone will face at one point or another, but there are ways to ease the amount of stress - read on to find out more!

By: Abbas Virji 4474 reads | 0 comments
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Mental Health and Wellness

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As humans, we will all have times in our life when our mental health is not at its best. Our health can be affected by a life event or brain chemistry that causes our brain to be strained and suffer from mental illness. This blog post intends to provide you with a few tips on how to manage mental illnesses common amongst university students, like stress, anxiety, and depression.

By: Stephanie Munez 5660 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Balancing Work and School

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The final summer Twitter chat on August 27th looked ahead to the Fall semester and asked how you balance work and school.

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Strike a Balance

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If you are the beginner of yoga, you may find some balancing postures really challenging, such as the tree pose. As for throwing pottery, if your clay is not centered on the wheel when you begin to pull up the piece, it will be off balance.  

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Work, Life, Balance: Juggling It All!

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Have you ever sat and thought about what elements in your life can maintain your sense of sanity or better yet, serenity? Tina provides three tips to help you maintain balance when things get hectic!

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Travel Your Career

Professional Development

Who doesn’t love travelling? Summer is just around the corner and with that comes the time to make our travel plans a reality. Have you ever thought about travelling as a way to boost your career?

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Balance

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Jeff has some words of inspiration for those trying to find balance between school, work and everything inbetween. Read on to find out how volunteering can help you achieve balance!

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Brave-Up on the OLC: 15 Things You Should Keep Doing No Matter What [Part 1]

Life Experience

As we continue our journey through life, we experience a myriad of events, emotions, and people. Some of these we bump into regularly because of their worth. Here are 15 things you should keep doing no matter what.

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Brave-Up on the OLC: 15 Things You Should Keep Doing No Matter What [Part 2]

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As we continue our journey through life, we constantly pick up new skills, knowledge and advice. But some of them we encounter over and over again because of their universal importance. Here is Part 2 of 15 things you should keep doing no matter what.

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To Set Better Goals, Ask: Who Do You Want To Be?

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Have a love-hate relationship with goal setting? Join the club! In this article, learn about an alternative approach to personal development, centered around the question, “who do you want to be?”

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Ball Pit Adventures At Convo Mall

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Get the scoop on what happened at Ball Pit Adventures in Convocation mall a few weeks ago! Engagement Peer, Felice, tells how the event was successful and why you should come out to the next event.

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Engaged Student of the Week: Shantelle Medel

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Learn all about the engaged student of the week; Shantelle! Find out how she engages with SFU and the community by reading on.

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Passion With A "Small p": The Whisky Story

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What can we take from the "smaller" things that we love? Often, they bring our lives tremendous amounts of meaning. It's important to acknowledge that work isn't the only area of life that we can derive meaning or fulfill our values.

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So You Can’t Do It All. That’s Okay.

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There are lots of people that will tell you about all the things you should or could be doing, and why doing these things will benefit you. But sometimes you can’t, you really can’t, do it all. And Lauren is here here to tell you that that’s okay too.

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Feeling Stuck? Press Reset

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You're stuck. Maybe it's a dead-end job, or the sense that you're studying the wrong thing, or with the wrong person, or just in a place you didn't want to end up, but don't know how to leave. If only it were as simple as pressing a button and starting over. We can't do that, but here's the next best thing.

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Work Smarter, Not Harder – Manage Your Time Effectively

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By managing your time effectively, you will be able to feel like you are on top of things, and be more productive, which will result in job satisfaction and most of all…more time to enjoy life!

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Positive Work/Life Balance: Living Well to Learn Well

Top Tip Lists

You may be feeling overworked and it may seem that you just don’t have enough time in your life to do anything, but rest assured, you are not alone. The whole work/life balance is a perception and opinion of one’s own priorities and values. People feel stressed because they find that they do not have time or missed out on a chance to do certain activities.

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Back Again

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Looking for a club to join at SFU this year? Selva has got the details on many of the various clubs available at SFU and what they're all about. Read on to find out why you should get engaged on campus this semester!

By: Selva Bayat 2655 reads | 0 comments