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It's nearly fall and it means that our crazy hot summer temperatures are about to drop. How to stay warm you ask? Well, this hot springs road trip in BC of course!

This hot springs road trip will take you from souther BC with Harrison Hot Springs in Abbotsford as your starting point and all the way to the north as far as Liard River Hot Springs in Muncho Lake. It'll even go all the way to Hot Springs Cove in Tofino and back.

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2016 has been a doozy. From the US election of our nightmares to the death of Leonard Cohen, these past two weeks in November alone have been exhausting. With students' exams around the corner and the year coming to a close, I think everyone's in need of a little TLC about now.

If you're needing to burn off some steam or just wanting to treat yourself, we've got you covered -- here are some unique ideas to calm the mind, have some fun, and press the 'reset' button for December as we get excited for a fresh start with 2017:

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Are you feeling down? First and most importantly, don't blame yourself because it happens to everyone! Whether it's the seasonal blues or you're going through some rough patches in life, every person goes through this period once in a while.

The key is to distract and keep yourself occupied. According to proven research, sitting in a dark room will bring you down like no tomorrow, therefore it's important to be surrounded by light as much as possible. Engage in a variety of activities, socialize and do things that make you happy. Remember, happiness is a state of mind - that only you have control over.

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As a UBC student attempting to enlighten her brain and establish some sort of stable career path, I have had an overwhelming year. After a heavy semester filled with all-nighters and coffee practically swimming in my blood stream, it's now finally time for some serious soul cleansing.

The buzzing life of any Vancouverite is forever hectic. Whether it's your social circle, school, or work, everybody has something constantly lingering at the back of their minds.

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