Posts Tagged ‘school’

Self-care pays off 

Work is never ending on the Dalhousie University campus.   Midterms, papers, jobs, and extracurricular activities just keep piling up. The result is stress, burnout and agitation.  The remedy for this chaos is self-care. Self-care benefits your physical health and overall well-being. Practicing self-care gets neglected when our calendars are overbooked. We fall victims to the adage, “hard work pays off.”  It…

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Love, life and university

Who has the time? By: Krista Alexander Admit it: growing up we all secretly thought we would meet a high school sweetheart and live happily ever after. Upon entering grade nine, and then barely surviving the next four years, we quickly realized this was not going to be the case and changed to a more realistic…

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Fool’s cooking school: breakfast edition

With school back in session, it’s easy to fall into a grab-and-go breakfast routine when hitting snooze seems like a better idea than cooking. We’ve all fallen victim to the Tim Horton’s line on Monday morning. Unfortunately, what you gain in naps you lose in nutrition, which can affect your academic performance for the rest…

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Balancing work and school

  Balancing work and school is kind of like being in the middle of an extremely rickety teeter-totter: your bosses and co-workers are at one end and your teachers, peers and parents are at the other. Underneath the teeter-totter awaits certain failure, destitution and judgment. Both sides have the same weight—if you start to move…

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