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Nose Breathing vs. Mouth Breathing: Which Is Better?

Your nose is specially designed to help you breathe optimally, while breathing too much through your mouth can actually have serious health consequences.

Is Getting Back With an Ex a Good Idea? 8 Ways You Can Tell, According to Therapists

Ending a relationship doesn't mean the door is necessarily closed forever. But you have to do some emotional homework before...


Why You Get Migraines During Your Period and How to Prevent Them

Period or menstrual migraines are triggered by hormonal changes. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment options to help you...


How Canadian Ellie Black Prepared for the 2021 Olympics, Despite the Pandemic

The Canadian Olympian shares how she stayed physically and mentally healthy during the pandemic, and how she’s feeling about the...


“One Ob-Gyn Diagnosed Me with PCOS. Another Ob-Gyn Said I Didn’t Have It”

Sharan Scali, 31, shares her story about being diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome—and then finding out the cysts could be...

“The Uncertainty Was a Big Piece. And I Couldn’t Get Answers”

After having a heart attack, Vincenza Spiteri DeBonis, 64, shares her experience of learning to take care of herself and...


Here’s What Good Listeners Do

Really hearing what people are telling you may be the key to improving your relationships—and boosting your self-esteem. Here's how...

“For All Those Years, No One Told Me Anything”

Roop Bassra, 38, shares her story of living with endometriosis — and how a lack of access to resources led...


A Daily Stretching Routine for People Short on Time

Increase your range of motion, reduce your risk for injuries, lower stress, and simply feel good with this daily stretching...


7 Things Therapists Need You to Know About Relationship PTSD

Abusive relationships take a horrible toll, but the damage doesn't always end with the relationship.


4 Trapezius Stretches That Experts Recommend

Ease up tension in your neck, shoulders, and back with these trapezius stretches to maintain flexibility and range of motion.

Women’s Health Collective Canada Is Addressing the Gap in Women’s Health

Too often, women in Canada are dismissed, neglected or misdiagnosed by their health care providers. A new alliance wants to...


Here’s What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines and Infertility

We spoke to an infectious disease specialist about whether the COVID-19 can affect your reproductive health.


The Health Benefits of Open-Water Swimming

Or, how I learned to love Lake Ontario.


50 Backyard Essentials That’ll Help You Create a Dreamy Oasis

Transform your outdoor space into your own private getaway with this selection of dreamy seating, colourful pillows, and quirky extras.


4 Ways the Pandemic Has Taken a Toll on Our Bodies

The pandemic has added so much more stress to our lives, and our bodies are reacting to it in many...

5 Eco-Friendly Canadian Yoga Mats for a Healthier Practice

With more brands creating yoga mats made from natural materials, it’s easier than ever to have an environmentally sound (and...


20 Best New Fiction Podcasts You’ll Obsess Over

Fiction podcasts are the best hands-free reading experience you can have.


Dr. Jen Gunter Sets the Record Straight on Menopause

In her books, her op-eds and her wildly popular Twitter feed, Dr. Jen Gunter helps women around the world separate...


7 Signs You’ve Pulled a Muscle in Your Neck

A pulled muscle in your neck can range from uncomfortable to really painful. Thankfully, it's relatively easy to treat—and rarely...


12 Things Mental Health Experts Want You to Know About Naomi Osaka’s French Open Withdrawal

Tennis star Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open for her mental health. Here's what the therapists have to say...


7 Ways Kids Can Make You Healthier

Stressed and overworked? Take lessons from the kids to improve balance in your life


16 of the Best Card Games to Play with Friends

You can please everyone! You just need the right card game.


4 Hip Flexor Stretches That Relieve Pain and Tightness

If you spend most of your day sitting, use these expert-recommended hip flexor stretches to alleviate low back pain and...

11 LGBTQ2S+ Canadians You Need to Know

These artists, drag queens, activists and politicians light up our feeds.


“For Me, Self-Care Is Self-Compassion”

Yogini Nancy Zagbayou shares her insights on taming stress, maintaining a routine and making the wellness industry more inclusive.

How Meditation Can Help ADHD

Mindfulness meditation can be challenging if you have ADHD, but it can pay off in surprising ways. Here's how meditation...


What Is Brain Fog? 9 Causes and Solutions

If your brain feels chronically fuzzy and you just can't do mental tasks like you used to, you may be...


How to Know If Compression Socks Will Benefit You (Plus 3 to Buy in Canada)

The right compression sock can help alleviate issues that range from mild (swollen feet) to severe (deep vein thrombosis). Try...


Heartburn Is on the Rise in Canada. Here’s How You Can Avoid It

More stress brings more heartburn, but there are easy ways to beat it.