Bug-Busting Immune Boosters

You’ve done your homework and made the decision that getting a flu shot every year is not for you. Let’s look at some natural strategies you can employ to help avoid getting sick. 01Focus inward There

Be a Fitness Role Model for Your Children’s Future Health

Exercise—it’s not just for adults! Regular physical activity offers a world of benefits for children, but three out of five Canadian kids and teens don’t get enough exercise. Become a fitness role mod

How To Get Along With Your Isolation Partner—and Yourself

Let’s set the scene. I live in a cozy East Vancouver house with four other roommates. That’s five bedrooms, one bathroom, one kitchen. That may sound like a nightmare to some, but it has usually worke

Mental Health and COVID-19: Finding Your Calm In The Storm

With a pandemic, social unrest, political divisiveness, and environmental disasters dominating headlines, we all want to find the shred of good news buried in our newsfeeds. But logging in every day t

Is Your Sunscreen Doing The Trick?

We’ve all heard it—as pleas from caring parents, product taglines, or public service announcements: “Wear sunscreen to prevent skin cancer!” During summer months we comply—rubbing, spritzing, and slat

Rodrigo y Gabriela: An Evolution

Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, the dueling-acoustic-guitar duo known as Rodrigo y Gabriela, have been through changes. Big changes. From taking guitar lessons together in Mexico City to buskin

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Being in the moment. Staying present. Most of us know mindfulness is about fully experiencing, without judgment, whatever is happening right now. But we may not know how much this practice can help ou

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You know that eating a good mix of foods from the plant kingdom ensures kids get plenty of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and phytonutrients. You’re probably aware that children who are raised on a variet

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