Author: Rebecca

Rebecca M. is a third-year English major. She no longer blogs regularly for the YU Blog but may post on occasion as a guest-blogger.

Posted by Rebecca on March 8, 2016

“Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. Instead of lett ...
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Posted by Rebecca on March 1, 2016

  In this YU Blog series, we’re breaking down leadership into accessible bites to help you unleash your inner leader. If you like who we’re profiling today, check out our first and second ins ...
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Posted by Rebecca on February 23, 2016

  In the coming weeks, between February 29 and March 18, some of you will be receiving an email asking for your participation in a survey, the National College Health Assessment (NCHA), administe ...
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Posted by Rebecca on February 12, 2016

Below-zero temperatures and midterms got you down? Here’s a little something to cheer you up: Reading Week!   As you probably know, during Reading Week (from February 13 to 19), despite its ...
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Posted by Rebecca on February 9, 2016

The period between a person’s late teens and early twenties often marks a tumultuous time. Most people are graduating high school and beginning university, coming face to face, sometimes rather hars ...
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Posted by Rebecca on February 4, 2016

Congratulations, future Lion(ess)! If you are reading this, you’ve most likely received an offer of admission and are flirting with the possibility of spending the next four years at York Univer ...
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Posted by Rebecca on February 2, 2016

In this YU Blog series, we’re tackling leadership to uncover just how diverse and accessible it can be, despite its sometimes forbidding reputation. If you like who we’re profiling today, ...
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Posted by Rebecca on January 28, 2016

#YUTalks is a series of posts in which we chat with York University students about a specific theme. It allows us to take time out of our day to listen to what our peers have to say and hopefully walk ...
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Posted by Rebecca on January 19, 2016

Be a leader, not a follower. Isn’t it interesting how something as large, varied and complex as leadership is routinely watered down to a single line? The problem with the above generalization i ...
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