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Sure, a few rounds on a weight-training circuit will go a long way to helping you physically, but did you know exercise does wonders for your mental capabilities, too? Read more about the best exercise for your brain
Nosh on this for a better noggin.
Own your mental illness without shame.
The best ways to unwind after a super stressful day.
Playing a video game like Candy Crush Saga isn’t just for Gen Y. In fact, advancing a few levels in Angry Birds can score big for your mental health
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Women are most likely to get Alzheimer’s – of the estimated 747,000 Canadians living with the disease, about 70 percent are women. Shockingly but not surprisingly, little research has focused on the impact of gender – until now.
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Doctor and life coach Susan Biali on how to boost your ‘happy hormones’
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An unsuspecting sunshine-yellow flower, St. John’s Wort is known for its mood boosting effect and is used to help treat depression
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According to a survey commissioned by The Weather Network, 43 percent of Canadians have experienced or are currently experiencing winter blues. Fewer daylight hours and cold temperatures top the list of causes for our poor mood. With today being Blue Monday (the most depressing day of the year, according to researcher Cliff Arnall), The […]
It’s beyond the blues. Depression is a serious illness and, as the leading experts in this field are discovering, one that we should strive to manage over time, not attempt to cure with a quick fix. Here’s the latest research and some helpful strategies
Anxiety disorders are on the rise in Canada. What can be done to ease our worries?
An estimated 12 percent of Canadians suffer from an anxiety disorder. Here’s a look at the most common disorders and their symptoms