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Sept. 29, 2014 Self-compassion key to positive body image and coping

Women who accept and tolerate their imperfections appear to have a more positive body image despite their body mass index (BMI) and are better able to handle personal disappointments and setbacks in their daily lives.

Research out of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo found that this self-compassion might be an important means to increase positive body image and protect girls and young women against unhealthy weight-control practices and eating disorders.

Sept. 24, 2014 Community and alumni come together for Reunion 2014

The University of Waterloo will opens its doors to alumni, the community, staff and students on Saturday in celebration of Reunion 2014.

All are invited to attend a variety of activities offered at the Waterloo campus.

Sept. 23, 2014 New report identifies priorities for protecting Canadians against flooding

Guelph, ON – A new report based on input from a wide range of stakeholders maps out steps in a journey toward making Canada more resilient to flooding. Released today, Partners for Action: Priorities for Advancing Flood Resiliency in Canada identifies the key areas of focus that should constitute the way forward to better protect Canadians and their property.

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