Life

We’ve got a story on how one woman became a doctor at midlife, a guide to the best houseplants and the reason we’re all reading romance novels right now—all right here.

I Joined the Navy Reserves at 51

After a tough divorce, I needed a new career. So I bought new running shoes, got two giant bags of rice for lifting and started training in a deserted parking garage.

This Is How I Carry on After My Husband’s Terminal ALS Diagnosis

Kelsie Snow on clinical trials, terminal diagnoses, holding onto hope and going public with her husband’s devastating ALS diagnosis at...


Why I’m Trading Dry January for a “Damp” Year

Given Canada’s new health guidelines, cutting back on alcohol is more important than ever. Here’s how I’m moderating my alcohol...


There’s Something in the Air…You’re Breathing

Here’s how to stay on top of these five indoor air problems and breathe easier this winter and beyond.


3 Tips to Help You Boost Your Financial Confidence in 2023

This year, gather all the knowledge you need to make financial decisions that work for you.

How Do I Budget for Wellness When I’m Trying to Cut Back on Everything?

Here's how to save money in Canada while keeping up with your feel-good goals.


5 Tips for a Healthier New Year

Kickstart the new year with achievable resolutions


A Guide to the Best House Plants, According to Science

Here's what your plant babies can (and can't) do for your health.


These 4 Arguments Could Convince Your Boss to Switch to a 4-Day Work Week

Here, four arguments in favour of the four-day week, from a boss who’s all for it.


These Office Chairs Make Working from Home So Much More Comfortable

A good ergonomic chair is essential for workday comfort. We rounded up three expert-recommended picks that'll help keep your body...


10 Potential Holiday Dangers for Your Dog

The holidays bring good cheer, which we all need, but they can also present some dangerous situations for your dog.


How Your Work Can Actually Support Your Wellness (No, Seriously)

From pay transparency to a four-day work week to menopause toolkits, here are ways to overhaul your work-life balance—that people...


What Is Impact Investing, and Is It Right for Me?

Not sure what to do with your money? Let your moral compass guide you.

I Tried the Upright Posture Trainer—Here’s What Happened

Can the Upright device help me adopt a statuesque stance, or does it have limitations? An expert shares her thoughts.


“All I Think About With That Dish Is My Mum.”

In this excerpt from My Ackee Tree, author and chef Suzanne Barr shares her memories of cooking with her family...


Are High-Tech At-Home Composters Actually Beneficial?

Innovative devices promise to make composting mess- and odour-free, but are they worth the price?


11 Important Single-Use Plastic Swaps to Make Now

Here are easy-to-use eco-friendly home goods to start collecting and using now, to help protect our planet.


How to Start a Vegetable Garden, No Matter the Size of Your Home

You don’t need acres of land to start growing food.


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30 Things You Should Clean in the Next 30 Days

It's time to do a deep dive and clean your home.


How You Can Send Help to Ukraine Right Now

Consider donating to these registered Canadian charities offering direct support to Ukrainian residents and refugees.


This Canadian Soap Brand Is Rooted in Korean Bathhouse Culture

Karen Kim, founder of Binu Binu Soap House, on the inspiration behind the fashion-forward evolution of an ancient practice.


Your Phone Might Be Hurting Your Hand

Texting thumb? Hand pain? Experts are seeing a rise of injuries linked to our obsession with our phones.

35 Items That’ll Help You Find Your Zen

From bath bombs to CBD products, these finds will help you unwind and relax at home.


Make the Most of Your Time Indoors with These Craft Kits for Adults

Crafting may seem like trivial, but it turns out that activities like knitting and pottery have beautiful mental health benefits.


Every Friends Holiday Episode Ranked—From Worst to Best

The very best Friends holiday episodes combine lots of laughs, the right amount of festive cheer and just a little...


Your Game Plan for Small-Scale, Stress-Free Holiday Meals

Claire Tansey answers your questions about how to make holiday meals special in a year that feels anything but.


How Singing Can Raise Your Spirits During the Holiday Season

Struggling to stay merry this holiday season? Learn how choral singing can boost your mood—and your vocal range.


3 Survivors Share Their Stories of Escaping and Healing From Domestic Violence

These three women have turned their stories of abuse into ones of empowerment.