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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.

9 Ways to Make Friends as an Adult

Friends can help prevent feelings of isolation and loneliness, but making friends as an adult can be difficult. These expert...


Can Valerian Root Help You Sleep?

Valerian root has been used as a natural sleep aid for centuries. Learn about how it works, how to...


7 Reasons You Keep Thinking About Someone—and How to Stop

Is there a special someone dominating your thoughts? Here's why it happens and how to stop thinking about them, according...


We’re All Socially Awkward Right Now (and That’s Okay!)

Here's why the best form of self-care right now is to spend time with friends.

Why You Might Want to Stop Using Beauty Products With Talc—Even Before Its Potential Ban

Here’s the low-down on what the restrictions mean for you, and what kinds of health risks are associated with talc.


15 Migraine Triggers You Need to Know About

Stress, smells, foods, bright lights—these are just some of the common triggers of migraine headaches. Learn how to identify them...


Condoms Have Just Gotten a (Very Necessary) Makeover

A Canadian company is changing the way we view condoms—and encouraging more people to use them.


How This BIPOC Mental Health Podcast Got Me Through Covid-19

A mental health podcast with meditation specifically for BIPOC helped me practice self-care and stay calm during the pandemic.


8 Foods That Can Trigger Migraines and How to Identify the Trigger

Certain foods—like chocolate, cheese, and coffee—are thought to trigger migraines. Learn more about these and other culprits, plus the foods and...


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The Canadian Provinces with the Highest Rates of Cancer

A look at which provinces and territories have the highest and lowest rates of cancer, and why


What to Know if You’re Considering Trying a Menstrual Cup

This no-waste alternative to pads and tampons comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. We tried Canadian brand Aisle's...


What Is a Mantra and How Do You Choose One?

Deepak Chopra, MD, and other leading experts share the definition of the word mantra, and its meaning and role in...

Sex After 40: The Shocking Truth No One Talks About

Safety first. While it may be the least sexy slogan ever, practising safe sex has never been more important for...


Why We Undereat When We’re Stressed

Ignoring your hunger cues won’t make you more productive.


What is Oxidative Stress and Should You Worry About It?

We've all heard about antioxidants and free radicals—but the real concern is oxidative stress. Learn what triggers this dangerous condition...


Here’s What a G-Spot Is and How to Find It

Where is the G-spot? Many people say that stimulating this area in the vagina can lead to better orgasms. Here's...


4 Chest Stretches to Help Improve Posture and Reverse Slouching

Slouching all day has probably made your chest muscles tight—use these daily chest stretches to help loosen things up.


9 Signs Toxic Productivity Is Impacting Your Life

Trying to be productive in all areas of your life can hurt you mentally and physically. Here's how to tell...


The 25 Best Canadian Movies Ever

If you fancy yourself a cinephile, this rundown of great Canadian movies—listed in alphabetical order by film critic Linda Barnard—will...


What You Need to Know About the Mind-Gut Connection

Could improving your gut health with probiotics and a balanced diet really boost your mental wellbeing?

5 Ways to Stretch Your Ankles so You Can Move Easier

Whether you're feeling tightness or pain in your legs, these ankle stretches should be a part of your daily routine—they'll...


9 New Books to Read to Ease Stress and Reset Your Mind

These new and upcoming titles are sure to inspire and give you a new perspective on life.


The Benefits of Having an At-Home Pilates Machine

A Pilates reformer can take your practice to the next level—as long as you learn how to use it properly...


How to Do a Scorpion Stretch—and Why Your Hips and Back Will Love It

The scorpion stretch isn't nearly as scary as it sounds. In fact, it's a great way to increase the flexibility...


9 Benefits of Stretching That Will Convince You to Do It Daily

Why is stretching important? The benefits of stretching include everything from improved flexibility and strength to stress relief.


This Is the Right Way to Floss Your Teeth

Flossing is essential for healthy teeth—if you have the right technique. Here's a step-by-step guide to proper flossing.