Tagged student health

Brain-boosting study snacks available on campus

By Christie Melhorn, March 2 2018 — Now that we’re past reading week, the semester is getting shorter but the late night study sessions are getting longer. The stress of looming assignments and tests can either ruin your appetite or trigger a sugar-binge. Either way, fueling up with tasty, wholesome snacks can keep your focus…

Four ways to combat relationship anxiety

By Lady Marmalade, January 18, 2018 — Dating can be overwhelming. The pressure to constantly meet new people is exhausting and stressful at the best of times. And if you struggle with anxiety, the world of relationships and dating can be unbearable, especially in university. Feeling nervous before a date is normal, but experiencing extreme…

Winter sports to try through the campus Outdoor Centre

By Christie Melhorn, November 21 2017 — Calgary’s biting air and slushy streets don’t exactly beckon us to spend more time outdoors in winter. Most of us prefer to bundle up in a blanket and admire the snow from afar. Despite how cold and uncomfortable the season can be, it has inspired fun outdoor activities…

Manage weight and improve cognitive function with the keto diet

By Miranda Enno, October 13 2017 —  After witnessing the pitfalls of fad diets like juice cleanses and eating cabbage soup for every meal, many of us expect them all to be misguided or fail. Even the ‘eight-glasses-of-water-a-day’ superstition is long-debunked. Many popular diets recommend avoiding fat and demonize calorie-rich meals. However, a new perspective…

Knowing your resting metabolic rate can guide your diet

By Christie Melhorn, June 2, 2017 — In a world catered to a 2,000-calorie diet, numbers on food labels can be misrepresentative of individual dietary needs. While many let grams and percentages rule their diets, knowing your optimal caloric intake can enhance your well-being. After feeling sluggish and ravenous for a few weeks despite eating “healthy”…

Success is about more than good grades

By Jill Girgulis, March 28 2017 —  What does “A” mean to you? When you see it, do you think of things like grades, exams and stress? I know I do. Why is it that an innocuous little symbol has become so significant? The mere mention of it has the power to conjure intense images…

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