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Increase Your Sun Safety

Melanoma is the most common cancer in Canada. There are many misconceptions when it comes to sun safety—and they can be deadly. Make a commitment to take sun protection seriously, starting with these

Keepsakes in the Soil

There\'s nothing more vintage than a seed pre-dating the Second World War. Besides sounding really cool, heirloom seeds offer enhanced food security and improved crop hardiness. By becoming a seed save

3 Times It’s Okay To Stop Pushing Yourself

Setting goals and persevering is important, but sometimes the best thing you can do is to stop pushing yourself. Here are three instances where letting up can be difficult, but worth it. During your l

10-minute hacks to keep you balanced over the holidays

Who has the time to work out or the willpower to resist extra calories over the holidays? With surprising tools like ice cube trays and your favourite song—and in just 10 minutes—you can stay balanced

A Good Read

Why read a book when you could marathon The Mindy Project and conduct a “how savouring eight squares of dark chocolate reduces stress” case study? Research credits reading with a lot: everything from

Write A Love Letter—It’s Good For You

… I love you most … you phoned me tonight—I walked on those telephone wires for two hours after holding your love like a parasol to balance me. -Zelda Fitzgerald, in a letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald Fr