Tag: self care

Posted by York & U on April 10, 2018

As the labour disruption continues, York University is mindful of its impact on students. During this time, it is especially important for you to be aware of your mental health and wellness and practi ...
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Posted by Garima on June 15, 2016

Yesterday you may have read my colleague Sam’s post, “Meditation — A Key to Success.” This article is part 2 of that post. Have you ever been told or thought to yourself, “you just lost the ...
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Posted by Sam on June 14, 2016

    Oprah Winfrey, David Lynch, Bill Ford, Russell Simmons, Steve Jobs, Paul McCartney . . . other than monumental success, what do these people have in common? Meditation. Mindfulness medit ...
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Posted by Sam on April 21, 2016

The life of a student can be complicated. Study too much and you can experience burnout, but study too little and you’re seen as lazy and incapable. No truer is this than during the most wonderful t ...
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Posted by Rebecca on March 8, 2016

“Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. Instead of lett ...
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Posted by Rebecca on February 9, 2016

The period between a person’s late teens and early twenties often marks a tumultuous time. Most people are graduating high school and beginning university, coming face to face, sometimes rather hars ...
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Posted by Sam on January 21, 2016

  61%. I’ll always remember that number. It was the number hastily scratched in red ink on the last page of my very first university essay.   I certainly wasn’t the most incredible high ...
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Posted by Rebecca on January 19, 2016

Be a leader, not a follower. Isn’t it interesting how something as large, varied and complex as leadership is routinely watered down to a single line? The problem with the above generalization i ...
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Posted by Rebecca on December 8, 2015

In the age of short text messages and emoji-filled Instagram comments, it is safe to say that we don’t always take the time out to think deeply about what is happening in our lives. We metaphoricall ...
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