Lifestyle Archive: 2006

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How to keep the holidays healthy

The key is to enjoy holiday food without blowing your diet and having to make “lose weight” your
New Year’s resolution. Using The Canada Food Guide to Healthy Eating, you can enjoy the culinary delights the season has to offer without totally destroying your commitment to a healthy diet.Continue...

Joining the 24-hour club

From Nov. 27 to Dec. 20, Stauffer Library will be open 24/7. Science—as well as common sense—tells us that sleep deprivation and toiling through the wee hours of the morning is not conducive to effective learning. But nonetheless, for university students, the all-nighter is conceptualized as a rite of passage, without which the university experience seems empty and devoid of that certain something special.Continue...

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View all images from vol. 134, issue 22.Continue...

Kingston’s own rainy day people

Despite Kingston’s recent onslaught of rainy, miserable days, the only thing out of the ordinary this
November is the temperature.Continue...

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Dreaming of Dionysus

A workshop on wine-tasting’s fine art, part of the Student Team for Alumni Relations’ Backpack to Briefcase series, promises to teach students how to assess wines from around the world, as well as the dos and don’ts of business wine-tasting etiquette.Continue...

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View all images from vol. 134, issue 20.Continue...

Just jonesin’ for that extra caffeine kick

With exam period looming and essays accumulating, students may be looking for that extra boost of energy, that extra jolt to get them through a long night. Energy drinks are now readily available on campus, placed alongside other common beverages like Coke and Pepsi.Continue...

Sleep deprivation is like intoxication

Many students don’t realize it, but not getting enough sleep can contribute to anxiety, depression and feeling overwhelmed, said a peer educator from Health Counselling and Disability Services (HCDS).

According to HCDS’s Be Well-Do Well website, “People between the ages of 11 and 22 need eight to ten hours of sleep per night.”Continue...

What can I do if I think my housmate ...

No warning sign of an eating disorder is an absolute guarantee, said Mike Condra, Health, Counselling and Disability Services director.

“Eating disorders are more of a challenge, the goal isn’t not to eat,” he said. “Roughly 15 per cent of people who develop anorexia, die from it. A significant number of people maintain those patterns, and are anorexia-like, for well into their adult life.”Continue...

Your health in their hands

Health, Counselling and Disability Services (HCDS) is a family doctor, psychiatrist, disability advisor and more for about 60,000 students, and it suffers from the same maladies as every other health provider in the country: the need for more personnel and resources.Continue...

The ‘feminist’ stigma

For some, the word feminism conjures images of angry man-haters with a penchant for flannel and the biting need to critique patriarchal institutions. Why? I blame it on the rise of radical feminism throughout the 1960s to the ’80s.Continue...

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View all images from vol. 134, issue 19.Continue...

The art of seduction

The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists , a New York Times bestseller by Neil Strauss, chronicles Strauss’ own undercover foray into the subculture of “pickup” and the larger “seduction community.” Strauss journeys headlong into the seduction community while taking notes as a fly-on-the-wall investigative journalist.Continue...

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The case of the vanishing Ghostwriter

Wouldn’t it be cool to see a ghost, daydream about it, or at least watch a TV show about it? This is what the TV series, Ghostwriter , did for me and despite its short life, the show left an indelible mark on my TV-watching experience.Continue...

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View all images from vol. 134, issue 17.Continue...

Halloween’s battle of the bulge

By now, the media has made it clear that eating a healthy diet, rich in fibre and nutrients, and low in fat and sugars, is important to overall health. And if you’re like me, you try to follow a balanced diet. Yet I’m finding lately that life can get in the way of healthy eating.Continue...

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