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WELLNESS TIPS

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Volunteer. In giving back, you gain more than you give.

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Recycle. Take advantage of marked bins for landfill, bottles and can, and paper and paperboard on campus.

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Have lunch with someone new. Do not be afraid to break your routine.

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In a bad mood? Put on some happy tunes, sing and dance.

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Do not forget to warm-up and stretch. Warming up and stretching are both important to prevent injury.

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Prioritize. Work on identifying what is most pressing and important vs what is less pressing and important.

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Go a farmers market. Farmers markets are fantastic sources of local, seasonal and inexpensive produce.

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Taking care of your teeth now can prevent hard-to-treat health issues later on.

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Volunteer at an organization, such as Habitat for Humanity or a food bank, visit a nursing home or hospital, or contribute to a cause you care about.

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Eat slowly, avoid distraction during meals and listen to your internal signals of hunger and fullness to avoid overeating.

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Buy local. As much as possible, patronize local business and focus on products made as locally as possible.

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Be realistic. Be realistic about your goals and understand that you can only do so much.

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Automate your savings. Put away at least 10pc of your income into a savings account before you have a chance to spend it.

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Attend a networking event or presentation held by your professional organization. These events can spark new ideas and get you out of a job rut.

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Organize a fundraiser for a cause in your community that you are passionate about.

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Know your family medical history and share it with your doctor.

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: Recognize someone job well done. Everyone likes to feel appreciated, and they are likely to pass it on.

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Do not eat straight from the bag. Pre-portioning your meals and snacks helps you visualize your intake and prevents overeating.

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Embrace diversity and be aware of your biases. If everyone were the same, the world would be a very boring place.

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Foster friendships with those with the same career interests as you. You never know how you could end up helping each other.