Posts Tagged ‘UBC’

May is for Mental Health

Posted by: | April 7, 2011

I just wanted to send a little thank you to the UBC folks on campus who are taking part in the Miles for Mental Health Run that is a fundraiser for the Canadian Mental Health Association (Simon Fraser Branch).  Miles for Mental Health Run is a run against mental health stigma and meant to raise […]

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Misjudging the Veggies

Posted by: | February 16, 2011

When researching for March’s Food of the Month for the Healthy UBC Newsletter, I found an interesting article online about a study done on the food preferences of approximately 50, 000 college students in the 1966-1967 school year.  It ranked the foods least liked by these college students, in a nice little table.  48% of […]

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How Do You Stay Well At Work?

Posted by: | February 1, 2011

I’m working on what I’m going to share at this coming Thursday’s free lecture series at UBC Robson Square.  It’s being run by Continuing Studies, and it’s part of a month of free workshops focused on wellness at work.  I’m speaking on Thursday about what has been working at UBC workplaces in regards to promoting […]

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Remembering the Awesome-ness

Posted by: | October 19, 2010

I recently had a major jealousy problem. The green eyed monster seemed to appear everywhere, but mainly it focused on this one woman who I felt had everything that I wanted. I wanted her life.  Now, you all know I live a pretty beautiful life, but for some reason this woman seemed to always have […]

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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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Using My Benefits

Posted by: | September 1, 2010

I try not to blog in a way that sounds like I’m always lauding the joys of working for UBC, but the only thing I want to blog to you about today (and yesterday in fact too), is how much I love my benefits. Let me explain why this week, I have come to really […]

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The Long Drive: Commuting By Car

Posted by: | August 13, 2010

In May I started commuting to UBC by car.  I loved my previous world of bike commuting to UBC, but biking all the way to/from Squamish (where I now live and belong) is a bit much for me!  The TREK Office was great about helping me when I was a bike commuter, so I just […]

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Food of the Month

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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