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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Sex and the Single Student Blog: Getting busy, stress management, and sex

Well guys, this is it. Fall reading week is over. The constant shuffle of final essays, readings, and prepping for exams that is November is upon us. Sorry for the reality check. It’s a tough pill to swallow, but maybe there’s something we can do about all the stress this time around. A lot of things fall to the wayside when we get stressed, like seeing friends and hitting the gym, but what happens in the bedroom? According to a blog post by Dr. Mehmet Oz, we have less sex when we’re stressed, and it’s really not doing us any favours. I’ll admit it. When I’m stressed out and grumpy, my bedroom activities typically include pyjamas, some tea, and five […]

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