3 Ways to Deal With Stress (Especially as a Student)

What factors negatively impact your academic/work performance? Stress can be a good thing – if you have the right coping mechanisms in place. Find out 3 effective ways to deal with stress.

Marathon Training for Beginners

Written by Yuki Hayashi 2 min read I surprised myself the day I decided to run a marathon. It was 2012, and all I can say is: Runner’s World magazine does a darn good job promoting the running lifestyle. An article on the world’s most scenic marathons got me hooked on the idea of attempting … Continue reading Marathon Training for Beginners

6 Ways to Declutter Your Space (And Improve Your Mental Well-being)

Written by Yuki Hayashi/Brannavy Jeyasundaram 2 min read So, we’ve been spending more time at home than usual. The COVID-19 pandemic has made indoors a much safer option than social gathering outdoors. If you’re anything like me your daily routine looks a lot like bed-to-desk-to stroll outside-to desk-to TV-to bed. Or some variation of the … Continue reading 6 Ways to Declutter Your Space (And Improve Your Mental Well-being)

Gratitude (Giving Thanks…Everyday)

Written by Team Optimity 2 minute read Could thanking your lucky stars for an unblemished bag of avocadoes make you a healthier person?  Can appreciating your cubicle mate’s sense of humour help you become a better spouse? What about being grateful that the bus waited for you this morning: could that help you grow resiliency?  … Continue reading Gratitude (Giving Thanks…Everyday)