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Stress

Rainbows: the new stress cure

Last week, I was stressing out about deadlines. Everything snuck up on me (as it does at the end of the semester), and I...

Computer maintenance

Going to bed at the end of a hard day hoping you'll feel better in the morning is the human equivalent of turning your...

Self care scare

I have read one too many articles online detailing how “self care” can save your life as a student. It isn’t that easy. First,...

Kin Korner: The psychological and physiological benefits of being exposed to...

By Sara Hamilton and Liam Meehan Kin Korner is a health and wellness column by the students of Joanna Sheppard’s Kinesiology 360 class. Check back every...

Kin Korner: The art of finding balance

By Titus Bozga and Joleen Kruselnicki Kin Korner is a health and wellness column, written by students from Kinesiology 360: Concepts in Health Promotion and...

Kin Korner — The most wonderful time of the year: finals...

By Alexia Baptista and Shauna Pearce Kin Korner is a health and wellness column, written by students from Kinesiology 360: Concepts in Health Promotion and...

More is not always better

Why do we take pride in cramming our schedules beyond what is healthy? We say yes to everything, and leave no time for ourselves....

Nobody ever taught me how to compartmentalize and to be honest...

On the cusp of graduating, as I sniff out potential employers and polish up content to assemble into a portfolio, I generally try to...

Sikh Keertan helps students refocus and de-stress

The Keertan is an important aspect of spiritual life in Sikhism. Keertan is a devotional tradition of the Sikh religion which consists of call and response chanting, and the reciting of passages from the Guru Granth Sahib, which is the main religious text in Sikhism. The UFV Sikh Student Alliance (SSA) held their third annual Keertan and langar at the university on Friday, January 8. However, since the Keertan was taking place at UFV, Sukhminder Kar of the SSA noted that the hymns were just posted from the internet and sung off of a projector screen rather than bringing the text, as “It would be disrespectful to bring it here.”

Staring at the ceiling, finding the time and headspace to be...

At this point of the semester, I tend to fall into a frame of mind that measures up all my decisions and actions against each other. Every action feels minute when put under this scrutiny, and I feel then more than ever the urgency in my thought. Get out of bed (there’s something), take a shower (you should be doing right now), eat (that is), brush teeth (more important than this).