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  • Avoiding Conflict

    Don’t go into another’s territory at an unfavourable time The best policy is to use strategy, influence, and the trend of events to case the adver...
  • Setting Boundaries

    Be assertive Use language that is clear and non-negotiable Do not blame or threaten the recipient Learn to say no Safeguard your spaces Set bounda...
  • Your Basic Rights

    You have a right to say no without feeling guilty You have a right to be treated with respect You have a right to make your needs as important as ...
  • Make People Like You

    Show respect for other peoples opinion Begin conversations in a friendly way Let the other person speak Show respect for other peoples opinion Adm...
  • Kindness

    Research shows that happy people are motivated to do kind things for others Over the next seven days, try to perform seven acts of kindness beyond...
  • Benefits of Mindfulness

    Mindfulness can enable us to break old habitual patterns and be more in touch with the ongoing reality of their lives. (Compton & Hoffman, 2013...
  • Mindfulness Based Meditation

    Mindfulness Based Meditation (MBM) is a process of training the mind to function in a non-judgmental minute-to-minute mode (Gazella, 2005). Meditat...
  • Defining Mindfulness

    Mindfulness can be described as the awareness that results from paying attention in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjud...
  • The Importance of Mindfulness

    Human-beings spend a lot of time thinking about what is not going on around them, contemplating events that happened in the past, might happen in t...
  • Philosophy of Mindfulness

    The philosophy of Mindfulness is to develop the awareness that emerges when we pay attention to experience in particular ways: on purpose; in the ...
  • University, Transitions and Well-Being

    University presents a range of potentially challenging transitions defined by Gale and Parker (2014) as “navigated periods of change”. Transitions ...
  • Transitioning Out of University

    Even though graduating and moving onto life after university can be thought of as a time of great excitement for students, leaving college can pres...