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The School of Life: The Benefits of Life-Long Learning

The School of Life: The Benefits of Life-Long Learning

Thought you were done with learning after school? Think again! Life-long learning has some serious benefits. It's not just about professional or personal growth and development. Learning new stuff literally changes your brain chemistry - in a good way. Surprisingly, 74%... Read More
Mindful Gardening - How to Turn Gardening into Meditation

Mindful Gardening - How to Turn Gardening into Meditation

Many of us begin gardening to improve the aesthetic appeal of our property. Or perhaps even to grow fresh and budget-friendly veggies. There is something so appealing about nurturing life and watching it grow. It calls to us. It makes... Read More
How to Kick Your Complaining Habit

How to Kick Your Complaining Habit

According to Active Family, the average person complains a whopping 30 times a day. What's the big deal? We all have a little steam to blow off once in a while, it can help us get something off our chests and... Read More
Pucker Up! Your Brain & Body on Kissing

Pucker Up! Your Brain & Body on Kissing

The verdict is in: Kissing is good for your brain and your body. For the most part, we know there are a variety of sex benefits. It strengthens your relationship. It surprisingly boosts your immunity. And bonus: it even counts... Read More
Instant Connection: The Upside to Social Media

Instant Connection: The Upside to Social Media

Social media gets a lot of blame these days. We bash it for messing with people's mental and emotional state. We argue it makes the next generation more narcissistic. We fault each other for not truly living in the world... Read More
The Body & Mind on PTSD

The Body & Mind on PTSD

11% or about 1 in 10 Canadian Armed Forces Personnel experience post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, in their lifetime. Almost 14% of Canadian Armed Forces Personnel deployed to Afghanistan between 2001 and 2008 were diagnosed with mental health issues upon their return. And interestingly, about 20% of... Read More
How to Recognize & Recover from Burnout

How to Recognize & Recover from Burnout

Have you felt exhausted and irritable lately? Do you feel like you just don't have time to slow down and catch a breath? In our fast-paced, technological society, it can be far too easy to push ourselves too hard. With... Read More
Think Pink! The Psychology of the Colour Pink

Think Pink! The Psychology of the Colour Pink

June 23rd is National Pink Day, and it's no wonder this color is as celebrated as it is. While pink's popularity may have waned for a few years, the newest, most fabulous hue – millennial pink – has brought it back and... Read More
ASMR Explained: ASMR on the Brain & Body

ASMR Explained: ASMR on the Brain & Body

Have you come across those odd videos on the internet featuring a person whispering, clicking their nails against a hard surface, playing with the bristles of a hairbrush, or swiping makeup brushes across a microphone? Chances are, you probably have... Read More
A Meditation to Welcome Summer

A Meditation to Welcome Summer

It's time to break out the beach toys, cut the watermelon, and plan some summertime fun! From an external perspective, we often find ourselves more energized and outgoing during the days of summer. We go out and meet friends and... Read More