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Stress Management - Wellness Blog

The Fitness and Recreation team is has the expertise to support your learning about physical health and wellness. Our wellness blog includes articles by our staff and trainers on a wide variety of topics.

Self-Care Strategies – Not a Selfish Endeavour

Posted by Taryn Emerson | Posted on March 9, 2018

Self-care, sometimes confused as selfish “me time”, is extremely important in our every day lives! Taking good care of yourself, not only contributes to your well-being, but also that of those around you.

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Save Up Your Sleep Bank – How You Might Be In Sleep Debt

Posted by Taryn Emerson | Posted on March 5, 2018

With everything going on, it might be easy to put sleep at the bottom of your priority list, that's what redbull and coffee are for right? We're in post-secondary, aren't we supposed to live off ramen and never sleep? Well… NO. Whether its insta scrolling, tomorrow's exam Netflix watching, next week's essay, there are a lot of things that might make you want to skip some Zs.

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10 Habits That Help Overcome Sudden Sadness and Anxiety

Posted by Maggy Saldana | Posted on March 2, 2018

This is not about shutting those feelings in a box and locking them forever that is if I do say so myself, not possible. What we can do is work with it, we can invite those feelings to sit with us and we can work in many ways to invite them out as fast as possible.

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Rewiring your Brain! It's Easier than Switching Functions on the Study Room TV's

Posted by Taryn Emerson | Posted on February 19, 2018

Have some bad habits you'd like to break? Like planting yourself on the couch after dinner, or getting back into bed for 20 minutes after you shower… okay, maybe that's unique to me! But fear not! You can rewire your brain and change your habits!

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Natural Cold Remedies

Posted by Taryn Emerson | Posted on February 9, 2018

Are you catching a cold? It wouldn’t be surprising! With all the midterms and assignments due just before reading break, your body is likely more run down than usual! Your immune system is trying to help you, but if you’re low on sleep, food, free time, and your immune system will be as tired as you are! With reading break just around the corner, I don’t know about you, but I sure don’t want to be stuck in bed with a cold!

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Feeling More Than The Winter Blues? Recognizing and Treating Seasonal Affective Disorder

Posted by Taryn Emerson | Posted on January 19, 2018

The most important step to combatting Seasonal Affective Disorder is recognizing and acknowledging what is going on. So what is it? It is a form of depression that comes at the same time every year – usually during the winter. It can affect your mood; sleep, appetite and energy levels, and these can take a toll on relationships, work, school and your sense of self. These can manifest with feelings of hopelessness, sadness, tension or stress.

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Stressed but still well dressed? Daily dealings of a Camosun College student

Posted by Taryn Emerson | Posted on December 6, 2017

Constantly stressed? Tired of people asking you why? We know why, you are in post-secondary, possibly away from home for the first time, parking prices are too high, the buses in Victoria are unreliable, and forget having to wear 4 layers of clothing to try and accommodate the fall weather. I dress in one outfit that hopefully only includes one “sweat” item (i.e. sweatpants or a sweatshirt, not both). Here are some helpful tips to help alleviate some stress, as well as a little insight as to what kind of stress you may be experiencing.

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