Five Places to Unwind without Unwinding your Wallet

With academic pressures, part-time jobs, internships, school expenses, and maintaining a social life, it’s no wonder that students are searching for outlets to help remedy their stress. Failing to set time aside to indulge in necessary leisure activities can lead to mental and physical limitations, and even burn-out. But, self-care methods can manifest in several ways. While self-care can come in many different forms, it can also be quite pricey. Luckily, Ottawa is home to many initiatives that can build the bridge to a healthier and happier you–and a healthier, happier wallet too. Here are five ways to take care of yourself during the school year without furthering your student debt. Carleton’s Therapy Dog, Blue Therapy dogs are trained to […]

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Health and fitness blog: Four tips for the beginner yogi

This one goes out to all my yogi-wannabes who are a little hesitant about diving into the world of yoga. Just a couple of months ago I had little to no knowledge about the practice of yoga or what to expect, and can honestly say I was scared to step barefoot into my local studio. But #NoRagrets right? If you’re currently wanting to get some feel-good exercise in and maybe de-stress a bit, but are intimidated by your amateur moves, consider these four tips to get you on your way to becoming the next yoga guru. Watch yoga tutorials on YouTube This is the first (and cheapest) step to figuring out if yoga is truly for you. Yoga videos are […]

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