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Released: 10-Dec-2012 11:50 AM EST
How to Avoid Being a Holiday Perfectionist: Ryerson Expert
Ryerson University

Holidays are a time for family and friends to gather together to have a wonderful meal and catch up after a busy year. However, some may be tempted to spend weeks, or even a month, in advance planning the perfect holiday gathering.

Newswise: Getting Rid of Those Holiday
Released: 7-Dec-2012 9:45 AM EST
Getting Rid of Those Holiday "Blues": Ryerson University Expert
Ryerson University

The holidays are usually a time for people to celebrate with their friends and family over dinner parties and gatherings. But it’s also a time when others feel slightly overwhelmed and anxious. Dr. Colleen Carney, a sleep and depression expert and psychology professor at Ryerson University, offers this survival guide to help get people through the blues this festive season.

Released: 3-Dec-2012 3:25 PM EST
Seven Steps to Acing Your Finals: Ryerson Expert
Ryerson University

With exams just around the corner, time is ticking for students as they prepare for their finals. Ioanna Agelothanasis, a learning strategist at Ryerson University’s Learning Success Centre, offers these helpful strategies to help students manage exam anxiety and study effectively so they can pass their finals with flying colours.

Released: 3-Dec-2012 10:00 AM EST
Surviving Holiday Parties: Ryerson University Expert
Ryerson University

Does the thought of making polite conversation with relatives you only see once a year or with your co-workers at the annual holiday office party leave you tongue tied? Many of us have experienced social anxiety, or at least felt a little uneasy when faced with a room full of people we don’t know well. Naomi Koerner, a Ryerson University psychology professor and expert on worry and anxiety, can help put those fears to rest with helpful tips to bring out that social butterfly in all of us.

Released: 21-Nov-2012 11:00 AM EST
Holidaying During the Holidays: Travel Tips from Ryerson University
Ryerson University

Tips on booking holiday travel, packing and avoiding airport stress.

Newswise: Ryerson University Wraps Up the Season with Tip Sheets, Experts
Released: 19-Nov-2012 10:00 AM EST
Ryerson University Wraps Up the Season with Tip Sheets, Experts
Ryerson University

With visions of sugar plums dancing through the air, before you know it, old St. Nick will soon be here. As the holiday season swings into high gear, Ryerson University will be rolling out its annual expert tip sheets on topics from surviving office parties to how parents help their kids overcome their fears of Santa.

Released: 4-Sep-2012 11:35 AM EDT
Back to School Tips: Finding a Part-Time Job
Ryerson University

Tips from Ryerson University's Career Development and Employment Centre on finding a part-time job.

Newswise: Back-to-School Tips for Students on How to Deal with Anxiety, Worry and Perfectionism
Released: 20-Aug-2012 9:50 AM EDT
Back-to-School Tips for Students on How to Deal with Anxiety, Worry and Perfectionism
Ryerson University

Whether you’re heading off to college or university for the first time, or returning for another year, starting school in September can be a nerve-wracking experience for some students. To help turn those anxious feelings around, Ryerson psychology expert Martin Antony offers these tips on how to have a worry-free year.

Newswise: How Getting Good Sleep Can Up Students' Game on Campus: Back-to-School Sleep Expert
Released: 15-Aug-2012 11:35 AM EDT
How Getting Good Sleep Can Up Students' Game on Campus: Back-to-School Sleep Expert
Ryerson University

Students’ first year at university or college is often jam packed with a lot of classes, assignments and social events. Finding ways to get enough sleep at night can be a little tricky for students who are constantly on the go. Professor Colleen Carney, a sleep disorder expert at Ryerson University’s Sleep and Depression Lab offers simple, effective ways that can be used to help students sleep well.

Released: 1-Aug-2012 9:45 AM EDT
How to Avoid the 'Freshman 15' - Tips for Healthy Eating
Ryerson University

Back to School tip sheet on healthy eating from Ryerson University.

Released: 15-Dec-2011 2:20 PM EST
Avoid Weight Gain This Holiday Season
Ryerson University

Tips for weight management and healthy eating over the holidays.

Released: 15-Dec-2011 2:15 PM EST
Top Tech Buys for this Holiday Season
Ryerson University

Top tech gift suggestions from Ryerson University expert.

Newswise: Minimize Your Stress This Holiday Season: Ryerson Expert
Released: 8-Dec-2011 12:15 PM EST
Minimize Your Stress This Holiday Season: Ryerson Expert
Ryerson University

The holidays are a festive time of year filled with friends and family. But with our focus so much on others, we can forget ourselves and become inexplicably stressed and sad. The key to enjoying the upcoming season is being aware of the things (and people) that affect us.

Released: 7-Dec-2011 1:35 PM EST
Enjoying the Holidays with Elderly Or Aging Family Members
Ryerson University

Holiday tip sheet from Ryerson University on celebrating the holidays with intergenerational families.

Released: 1-Dec-2011 11:45 AM EST
Make the Most of Your Holiday Shopping: Ryerson Retail Expert
Ryerson University

Purchasing gifts for loved ones consumes much of our time in the weeks leading up to the holidays. Luckily, there are lots of tricks and tips that you can employ to help you get the best deals on the perfect gifts while saving yourself time and money.

Released: 29-Nov-2011 9:00 AM EST
Trimming Your Student Holiday Budget
Ryerson University

With the holiday shopping season now in full swing, it’s very tempting to open up your wallet and buy expensive gifts for all of your family and friends, especially for students who are on a tight budget. Keeping the following tips in mind will help you trim your holiday spending but still enjoy giving to others this festive season.

Released: 25-Nov-2011 9:00 AM EST
Staying Festively Flu-Free
Ryerson University

Holiday tip sheet from Ryerson University on staying flu-free this holiday season.

Released: 22-Nov-2011 10:40 AM EST
Banishing the Perfectionista in You: Ryerson University Expert
Ryerson University

Throwing the perfect holiday party for your closest friends means planning months ahead, sending out customized invitations, finding the perfect appetizer plates with matching serving platters and table décor and so on – or does it?Organizing a party or hosting a family dinner doesn’t have to be flawless, just relaxing and enjoyable. Here is how you can banish the perfectionist in you during the holidays.

Released: 17-Nov-2011 1:00 PM EST
Surviving the Holiday Parties
Ryerson University

Does the thought of having to make polite conversation with relatives you only see once a year, or with your coworkers at the annual holiday bash, leave you tongue tied? Many of us have experienced social anxiety, or at least felt a little uneasy when faced with a room full of people you don’t know well. However, Dr. Martin Antony, a Ryerson University psychology professor and leading expert on social anxiety and shyness, can help put those fears to rest with helpful tips to bring out that social butterfly out in all of us.

Newswise: Holidaying During the Holidays
Released: 15-Nov-2011 9:05 AM EST
Holidaying During the Holidays
Ryerson University

Looking to spend the holiday season in a sunny locale that is stress-free and easy on your pocketbook? A Ryerson University expert offers these holiday travel tips that will help you enjoy a relaxing vacation without maxing out your credit cards

Released: 27-Oct-2011 2:10 PM EDT
Ryerson University Experts Wrap Up the Holidays with Seasonal Tips
Ryerson University

Starting November 15, Ryerson’s Holiday Media Room will be filled with seasonal tip sheets particularly relevant for the upcoming holiday season.

Newswise: Witches, Goblins and Ghosts -- Oh My! Why Some Children Fear Halloween
Released: 19-Oct-2011 10:00 AM EDT
Witches, Goblins and Ghosts -- Oh My! Why Some Children Fear Halloween
Ryerson University

Trick or treating: it’s a time-honoured tradition that thousands of young children look forward to every year. But some children may be a little uneasy, or even fearful, of people dressed up as strange-looking creatures wandering through their neighbourhood on All Hallows’ Eve asking for candy and treats. Professor Martin Antony, a leading expert on phobias and chair of Ryerson University’s psychology department, offers a few tips to parents to help ease their children’s anxieties -- and have some fun this Halloween.

Released: 9-Sep-2011 1:00 PM EDT
Ryerson Experts Offer Expertise on Children's Health
Ryerson University

Ryerson University experts offer expertise on children's health issues from child development to the impact of social media on children.

Released: 31-Aug-2011 11:10 AM EDT
How to Avoid the Freshman Bulge
Ryerson University

Ryerson University faculty expert offers tips on how to watch your weight while at school.

Released: 10-Aug-2011 10:00 AM EDT
Protecting Your Online Privacy: Tips for Students
Ryerson University

Ryerson University social media expert offers tips for students on protecting their online privacy.

Newswise: Back to School: Go Back Green
Released: 9-Aug-2011 12:45 PM EDT
Back to School: Go Back Green
Ryerson University

For many students, going to college or university also means moving away from home and starting a new life in a new city. Take the opportunity to also start a new eco-friendly chapter and go back green with these tips.

Newswise: Back-to-School Tips on How Students Can Stay Healthy: Ryerson Expert
Released: 3-Aug-2011 9:05 AM EDT
Back-to-School Tips on How Students Can Stay Healthy: Ryerson Expert
Ryerson University

Nursing a bad cold but still wanting to go to that great orientation party? First-year students might want to give it a miss until they're feeling better, says Ryerson epidemiologist Tim Sly. To avoid catching a cold and staying healthy, Professor Sly offers these handy tips for first-year students:.

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Released: 28-Jul-2011 1:30 PM EDT
Back to School: Social and Digital Media for Academic Success
Ryerson University

How to use social and digital media to get ahead in school.

Released: 28-Jul-2011 8:00 AM EDT
Ryerson Expert Offers Back-to-School Tips on Student Finances
Ryerson University

Worried about how to stay on a budget during your first year at college or university? Ryerson business expert Alan Kaplan, Ted Rogers School of Management, offers these handy financial tips for students.

Released: 27-Jul-2011 2:30 PM EDT
Back-to-School Tips for Parents: Ryerson Student Expert
Ryerson University

It may seem like only yesterday when your children were taking their first steps. Now they’re entering another milestone in their lives: university or college. To ease the anxiety parents may feel as their children leave the comforts of home, Cashlyn Teggart, a seasoned fourth-year journalism student at Ryerson University offers these words of advice.

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Released: 26-Jul-2011 1:20 PM EDT
Back to School: Managing Your Money Digitally
Ryerson University

Learning how to manage your own finances is an important part of being a newly independent student. Managing your money using digital tools can make the task quick, easy and even fun. Ryerson Digital Media Zone startup Spenz, has created a free budget tracking app to help you figure out where your money is going, which is half the battle. These are some of Spenz’s tips on how to use digital tools to save and manage your money.

Newswise: Ryerson Student Offers Tips on How to Deal with Leaving Home, Living in Residence
Released: 25-Jul-2011 2:45 PM EDT
Ryerson Student Offers Tips on How to Deal with Leaving Home, Living in Residence
Ryerson University

Leaving the comforts of home and moving into residence can be exciting, but a little overwhelming. Cashlyn Teggart, a seasoned fourth-year journalism student at Ryerson University offers this tips for students.

Released: 8-Jul-2011 1:00 PM EDT
Ryerson Experts Offer Up Expertise on Infectious Diseases
Ryerson University

Ryerson University experts are available to speak on topics related to infectious disease and control.

Released: 13-May-2011 1:00 PM EDT
Ryerson University Experts Offer Up Tips for Summer
Ryerson University

With summer just around the corner, Ryerson University experts can offer up tips on all things summer from amusement ride safety to green getaways.

Released: 29-Apr-2011 1:00 PM EDT
Ryerson Experts Offer Up Expertise on Nursing Profession, Patient Safety: Nursing Week
Ryerson University

From work environments to medical errors, Ryerson University's Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing faculty offer up their expertise on the nursing profession.

Released: 8-Apr-2011 1:00 PM EDT
Ryerson University Faculty Offer Their Expertise on Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment and Coping with Cancer
Ryerson University

Ryerson University faculty experts available for comment on various cancer-related issues.

Released: 18-Mar-2011 1:00 PM EDT
Ryerson University Faculty Experts Offer Insight on Earth Day 2011
Ryerson University

Faculty experts available for comment on Earth Day related topics from pollution to urban agriculture.

Released: 3-Mar-2011 12:40 PM EST
Ryerson University Faculty Experts Offer Insight on International Women's Day - March 8, 2011
Ryerson University

Various faculty members available for comment on topics ranging from women and the media to women in management and leadership roles to physical ability and the perception thereof.

Newswise: Sprucing Up Your Garden This Spring: Ryerson Expert
Released: 25-Feb-2011 9:00 AM EST
Sprucing Up Your Garden This Spring: Ryerson Expert
Ryerson University

With spring just a few months away, you may be eager to dust off your gardening gloves and haul out those pruning shears to get your garden ready for planting. If you’ve always wanted the dream front yard that will make your neighbours green with envy, Sam Benvie, an instructor in the Landscape Design Certificate Program at Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, offers up these simple tips.

Released: 18-Feb-2011 1:00 PM EST
Ryerson University Faculty Experts Offer Insight on Sustainable Watersheds, Biodiversity, International Climate Change Policy
Ryerson University

Ryerson University faculty members available to comment on current environmental issues including urban ecology, green roofs and international climate change policy.

Newswise: Using Social Media to Build Your Business
Released: 3-Feb-2011 1:25 PM EST
Using Social Media to Build Your Business
Ryerson University

During Social Media Week, Ryerson University’s Digital Media Zone (DMZ) issues a reminder that social media is no longer just about being social. It’s a key strategy for any business and especially for entrepreneurs and startups.

Released: 14-Jan-2011 1:00 PM EST
Matters of the Heart: Ryerson University Experts Weigh in on Love, Romance, Chocolate on Valentine’s Day
Ryerson University

Various Ryerson University faculty experts available to comment on Valentine's Day themes including love in literature, philosophy of love and intimate relationships.

Released: 9-Dec-2010 11:15 AM EST
Minimize Your Stress This Holiday Season
Ryerson University

Tips for handling stresses that come with the festive season.

Newswise: Let's Talk Turkey: Prepping the Bird and Enjoying a Healthy Christmas Dinner
Released: 8-Dec-2010 11:25 AM EST
Let's Talk Turkey: Prepping the Bird and Enjoying a Healthy Christmas Dinner
Ryerson University

The house is all decked out, the table is set --- you’re ready to entertain your family and friends with a scrumptious dinner. If you’ve decided to have turkey as the main entrée, how to you safely defrost and prep the bird before you pop it in your oven? Ryerson University professors Marilyn Lee, School of Occupational and Public Health, and Yvonne Yuan, School of Nutrition, offer their expertise how to safely roast that perfect turkey, plus give tips on how to have a healthy dinner that’s easy on the waistline.

Released: 7-Dec-2010 2:15 PM EST
Enjoying the Holidays with Elderly Or Aging Family Members
Ryerson University

Holiday tips on celebrating the holidays with aging family members.

Released: 2-Dec-2010 11:00 AM EST
Celebrating the Holidays, the Culturally Sensitive Way
Ryerson University

Tips for recognizing and respecting multi-cultural celebrations throughout the holiday season.

Released: 1-Dec-2010 10:25 AM EST
Avoid Weight Gain this Holiday Season
Ryerson University

Holidays tips for healthy eating and weight management.

Released: 30-Nov-2010 12:00 PM EST
Trimming Your Tree and Your Holiday Budget
Ryerson University

Holiday budget, spending and money-saving tips.

Released: 26-Nov-2010 9:00 AM EST
Make the Most of Your Holiday Shopping
Ryerson University

Holiday shopping tips for saving money while buying the perfect gifts for loved ones.

Released: 26-Nov-2010 9:00 AM EST
Staying Festively Flu-Free: Ryerson Holiday Tips
Ryerson University

The holidays are a time of parties, festive get-togethers, family reunions and catching up with old friends, all of which add up to a lot of personal contact. With the flu season and the holiday season converging, you may be tempted to put your holiday plans on hold. But you can still be a social butterfly and go to all those holiday parties – while still taking precautions to stay healthy.


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