Posts Tagged ‘work’

Growing Every Day In A Variety of Ways

Posted by: | March 11, 2011

It’s that time of year. Performance reviews. So it makes me look back at my goals and objectives from last year. I have a tendency to look back at the long list of plans and focus in on what I have not done. For example, I really wanted to do my HR certification this year…(oops!) […]

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How Do You Leave Work at Work?

Posted by: | December 9, 2010

I love the work that I do, and because it means so much to me, on a personal meaning level, I struggle to stop thinking about my work when I leave at the end of the day.  When things aren’t going smoothly, in particular, my brain likes to focus (even obsess?) about how to solve […]

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Health Hero: Finding a Healthy Balance

Posted by: | October 27, 2010

by Jennifer St.Onge The graduate student life can be an amazing, rewarding experience, but it can also be very stressful, so finding a healthy balance is a challenge. Like many grad students, in addition to conducting research I’m also an employee of UBC as a Teaching Assistant (TA). My role as both student and UBC […]

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September’s Health Hero: Those Who Are Taking The Steps

Posted by: | September 7, 2010

“This is your life. No one else’s.” This is the phrase that spurred Mahara to action about her health after years of avoidance. Mahara’s doctor had been telling her to lose weight for quite a while,  but she had heard it all before. It was only when she changed doctors and heard the same thing, […]

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Me and My Pretty Black Lung at Work

Posted by: | August 18, 2010

I have to put out a public apology to my colleagues for hacking out my lungs at the office. It’s not a pretty sound and I know it’s been driving them a little nuts.  There’s something going around right now and I got it as a gift from my best friend and my Mom for […]

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Oranges Every month, the Healthy UBC Blog highlights a locally available food, and gives you a recipe or two to try out.  This month, read all about mandarin oranges, rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, fibre and folate.

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