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Easy Edibles You Can Grow At Home (No Garden Necessary!)

The resurgence of home gardening over the past few years has many roots from rapidly-rising food prices to the unknown (and untrusted) practices of corporate food producers. However, it is not necessary to buy a homestead to get started with home gardening. In fact, you don’t need a “garden” at all to grow your own […]

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Your Guide to Fitness Classes: Which Is Best?

As the winter winds down, everyone is anxious to get outdoors to exercise. However, with unpredictable spring weather, it’s hard to commit to any outdoor activity just yet. Instead, consider changing up your routine with a group fitness class. This helps you to maintain motivation and keep things interesting until the real warm weather starts. […]

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On Gratitude

To many of us, gratitude is instilled, in one way or another, at a very young age. We are asked to say “please” and “thank you”, reminded of the advantages of our lives, and often notice the simple pleasures of life and the world around us. As we grow, however, the practise of gratitude is […]

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Cold Weather Workout Tips

Cold Weather Workout Tips As the cold winds of February keep many people bundled up and indoors, it is important to remember that adequate exercise is not seasonal. It is possible to get in a good, safe workout during the cold months, you just need to keep a few safety tips in mind. Warm Up […]

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Getting Started With Juicing: A Step-by-Step Guide

The health benefits of juicing are well known. In addition to helping people “eat more greens” and increase their intake of vitamins, and minerals, it is a convenient way to supplement nutrition and help restore and maintain health. As anyone who watched the award-winning documentary, Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead witnessed, the concentrated nutritional benefits […]

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Go Get ‘Em: Goal-Setting for a New Year

It’s never too early to start thinking about New Year’s resolutions. However, the old stand-by to ‘lose weight’ or ‘get healthy’, only scratches the surface of true goal setting. If you want to actually meet your New Year’s goals this year, you need to get SMART about them. What are SMART goals, you ask. They […]

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Mo-vember: Spotlight on Men’s Health

Have you noticed something different about the men you know? Do their faces seem a bit different than usual? The annual Movember movement (which is a portmanteau for the words ‘mustache’ and ‘November’) began in 2004 as a way to raise public awareness over men’s health issues ranging from cancer and heart disease to mental […]

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Superfood Snacks

We’ve all heard to rally calls: get more superfoods in your diet! Even the name itself—SUPERfoods—seems to hint at the importance of these seemingly normal ingredients in our diets and lives. However, many people fail to understand exactly what superfoods really are and even if they do, they struggle with ways to simply and effectively […]

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Exercises & Acupuncture Points for Arthritis Pain

According to the Arthritis Society of Canada, 4.5 million, roughly 1 in every 6, Canadians over age 15, suffer from some form of arthritis. Even more concerning, the Society estimates that by 2031 that figure will rise to 7 million people, or 1 out of 5. While those already suffering from arthritis have no real […]

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5 Practical Tips to Help You Get Started with Meditation

An ancient art, most people at least acknowledge the benefits of daily or at least routine meditation in their lives. Meditating, or learning to tune out the world and focus all of your energy on one idea or area has proven benefits for mental and physical health. However, most people who start to meditate do […]

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