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Just a little longer: How to deal with impatience while meditating

Rate this article and enter to winSometimes you decide to meditate, but it feels like your mind didn’t get the memo. As soon as you sit down, your head starts bubbling with thoughts of...
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Count your way to calm: A simple breathing technique to help you stay present

Rate this article and enter to winOne of my favorite things about meditation is how uncomplicated the practice is. When my life gets hectic or my mind feels overrun with racing thoughts, the simplicity...
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How to react less and enjoy more this holiday season

Rate this article and enter to winThe holidays are coming up, and I know two things for certain: (1) My aunt will re-gift me an old book and pretend she bought it for me,...
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Your good-roomie guide: How to keep the peace

Rate this article and enter to winDirty coffee mugs are lodged in the windowsill, clothes litter the floor, and the ice cream you were planning to dig into after class is gone—again. Either someone...
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Resolving Roommate Conflicts

By Jacob Dewhurst, UWO Health AdvocateWith a month of classes and first set of exams behind us this year, it is easy to understand that one would not want any more sources of stress...
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Tame the tension: Science-backed ways to talk it out

Rate this article and enter to win How often are you baffled by someone’s refusal to share (or even see) your point of view? As a species, humans are not terribly effective at changing other...