What feels right for one person may not be the best fit for another, so try out some of our suggestions to discover what works best for you. By experimenting, you’ll be able to develop your very own self-care routine; you may be surprised at how much better you feel! You may even want to encourage a friend to try it out.
COVID-19 has affected much of our daily lives. The transition to a largely online reality has drastically altered our ability to socially interact with others. More than ever, making friends can be challenging. So here are six tips to help you make friends online.
At the dawn of the New Year, it is the ideal time to share our predictions and to put our prophetic talents to the test. We polled the uOttawa community on the @uocampus Instagram story for what they predict might happen this upcoming year.
A full course load that demands the majority of your time can make it hard to save an extra few bucks a month. Saving money becomes especially troublesome when you have Uber Eats and Skip the Dishes at the touch of a button. Now is the time to make a budget!
Amidst the pandemic, there is an unexpected upside: we have been given the gift of time to try out new hobbies and things to do! Even picking up an old hobby again can bring us joy and enrich our lives. Here are ten hobbies that you can try at home for under $20!
The end of the semester has come to an end and it is high time to sit back, relax and enjoy your newly acquired free time. We’ve got you covered with our uOttawa community crowd-sourced Netflix recommendations. Take a look below to see if there’s anything worth adding to your watch list.
Author: Mark Patton, Mental Health and Wellness Counsellor
This end of term holiday is likely to be quite different from previous years. Many students who had planned to go home or travel won’t be able to, and some will be quarantining to be able to spend time with loved ones. Some will be spending the break in Ottawa for the first time ever. For many students, this is a festive time typically spent with extended family and reconnecting with friends. Instead, they may be trying to make the best of smaller gatherings or connecting with their loved ones virtually.
So how can we enjoy this break at the end of a stressful and unusual term? Here are some tips you might be able to use or suggest to friends or colleagues who are struggling.
Preparing for exams requires a lot of time and energy. Not providing your body with proper nutrition can definitely affect your academic performance. To make the most of your studying time, why not prepare your meals ahead of time. Having a meal plan will help ensure that you’re eating healthy, nutritious foods that are filling and boost your productivity.
Here are some quick and easy, budget-friendly recipes from which you can choose your favourites and create an exam time meal plan.
Meet Yvan Mongo, a third-year forward and newly named captain of the Gee-Gees men’s hockey team. He is also the creator of Mongo’s Brave Buddies, a program that aims to make a positive impact in the lives of BIPOC minor hockey players.