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App and Podcast Reviews: Wehl – A Social Community for Wellness & Meditation Podcast

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Wehl

Wehl is a mobile friendly social media community for your wellness. “It’s a place to be inspired, inspire others and spread good.”

Meditation for Busy People

Balanced Rocks

Meditation and practising mindfulness can help you when you are in or approaching stressful situations such as exams. Carving time out of your day to calm your mind has numerous potential benefits such as stress reduction, increased self-awareness, promotes emotional health and many more.

Sleep Tips

Sleeping Cat

Do you have a tough time staying awake throughout the day? Do you struggle with falling asleep at night or do you routinely procrastinate leading you to pull all-nighters to meet deadlines? If you answered yes to any of those, research shows that these habits are not helpful for academic performance and aren’t healthy. Making good optimal sleep a routine can help you succeed academically, eat less, and help you remain healthy mentally and physically. A good night’s rest is a vital component to our health and well-being, making sleep just as important as a healthy diet and exercise.

Nutrition FAQs

Eat Right

Don’t forget the most important meal of the day!

Studies have shown students who skip breakfast have more fatigue, poorer concentration and miss out on key nutrients. While it’s tempting to hit that snooze button and get a few extra minutes of sleep, giving yourself time to eat is worth it. Don’t fall for the early morning sugar trap of eating sweet cereals or pastries. Your afternoon self will thank you for doing so!

Here are 5 great and quick healthy breakfast ideas:

St. Patrick's Day

Clover Leaves

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up this week and if you choose to drink, make sure you take some steps to stay safe. Make sure you tell someone about your plans, carry your ID, Health Card and emergency contact info just in case you visit the hospital.

Keep the following tips in mind if you decide to make alcohol a part of your St. Patrick’s Day plans:

7 Tips for Exam Prep

Desk filled with books and computer

Exams can be one of the most stressful times during a student’s education. Here are 7 tips to keep in mind during these periods of high stress to help you conquer your exams.

5 Self Care Tips

Sunset Clouds

We all strive for a balance between every aspect of our lives such as socialization, school, activities, time for ourselves, etc. While academics are very important, it’s vital to find time to care for yourself as well. Learning these skills now can help you even beyond university. Here are some tips to help you get through stressful times and to reset your mind:

1.    Sleep

Effective Relaxation Techniques

and breathe

The all mighty midterm season is upon us. Whether you are going to be taking your midterms or marking them, it can be a stressful time for us all. Remaining relaxed during the midterm weeks can improve focus, reduce stress, boost working memory, and combat trouble sleeping. Here are some relaxation exercises provided by Campus Wellness to help you relax during these high-stress weeks.

If you want to be my lover, you gotta get my consent

heart balloons in the air

Before you assume, there’s this thing called consent. Do you know what consent entails? Have you asked for consent yet? Have both you and your partner said yes?

Seven tips to forming and maintaining a healthy relationship

Hands in a heart shape

Relationships can be exciting and fulfilling. From acquaintances to romances, there is the potential that relationships can add enjoyment to our lives. Even though our goal is to have healthy relationships, there are unhealthy relationships to be aware of. Although no relationship is perfect, a healthy relationship should bring you more happiness than stress in your life.

So what does a healthy relationship look like?

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