The Commons

The Girl Who Flies with Her Own Wings

Dariya Veenstra (right) shared her story The Girl Who Flies with Her Own Wings twice this year. Once at a special noon hour presentation and again in March at the annual Wellness Fair.

The first year...
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You're about to graduate...now what?!

Where will I live?
Do I have enough money?
Should I go back to school?
How do I find a job?

With graduation just around the corner – there are a lot of things to think about. It is stressful.

It's...
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Wellness...it's more than luck

Healthy habits and general wellness require everyone’s time and attention to achieve. The organizers of the 2015 Wellness Fair are inviting students to drop their books and attend the second...  Read more...

Talk & help end the stigma

  • 1 in 5 Canadians will experience mental illness at some point in their lives.
  • On any given week, more than 500,000 Canadians will not go to work because of mental illness.
  • Mood an anxiety
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Breakups and other college relationship issues

Should I stay or should I go?

Smoking, deep-fried Oreos, and spending six hours watching Netflix are clearly not the healthiest life choices. But when it comes to relationships, what’s healthy
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Get SMART when setting goals

New Year’s resolutions fail for much the same reason we fail to achieve other goals, we aren’t SMART about how we set goals.

“SMART, in this case, is about setting specific,...
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