Setting goals for success

Preparation for new health challenges begins with a positive mindset and setting goals for success. Here's how to get motivated...


“I switched to whole foods and lost 20 pounds.”

The stress of first-year university led Angela Liddon to put on 20 pounds. But through a focus on whole, real...


The best reusable water bottles

Sipping from a reusable water bottle instead of plastic is good for your health'and the environment. Here are our picks...


10 ways laughter is good for your health

Find out why researchers believe laughing is as good for your health as a mild workout


How friends can help you lose weight

Find out how friends can inspire you to lose weight, plus learn four other health benefits of friendship


7 guilt-free resolutions

Indulging in the things you love can actually be good for your health


5 ways giving is good for your health

Find out how giving to others may help you live a longer, healthier life


New healthy books and DVDs for fall

Check out our editors' picks from the November/December issue of Best Health

Excerpt: Eating Pomegranates: A memoir of mothers, daughters and the breast cancer gene

Journalist Sarah Gabriel was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 44'a result of a rare inherited mutation on the BRCA1...


The Weekend to End Breast Cancer: Photos from Toronto

On the weekend of September 12, four team members from Best Health'along with thousands of other participants'walked to raise money...


4 new resources for moms-to-be

Pregnant, or planning to be? These three books'and one DVD'will help you get organized, beat stress and stay healthy


How to meet new friends

Feeling short in the friendship department? It's time to get proactive. Follow these suggestions to expand your circle of friends'and...


4 ways to relieve stress during pregnancy

Pregnancy brings extra challenges to life'but you don't have to get stressed out. Follow these tips to feel better and...


Weekend warriors

The Weekend to End Breast Cancer event provides camaraderie and a sense of empowerment over the disease for these women


3 ways to relieve stress

Constantly stressed? Try these daily strategies from a stress expert to keep you calm, focused and happy


The Weekend to End Breast Cancer: Photos from Ottawa

Ottawa was the first of six Canadian cities to host the Weekend to End Breast Cancer in 2009, and Best...

The Weekend to End Breast Cancer: What’s it all about?

Walking 60 km in two days to raise money for breast cancer research may sound daunting, but it's become a...


How to be happy

Happiness really is a state of mind'and you can find it. Learn how to be happy by tackling your issues...


Luxury for less: Our favourite affordable luxuries

Cutting back on spending doesn't have to mean cutting back on the good things in life. Here are some ways...


Clean up or clear out

Is it time to give toxic relationships a spring cleaning?


Nine no-fail stressbusters

Inject a little Zen into your day with these research-based tips

8 tips to stop tech stress

If your gadgets are stressing you out, maybe it's time to unplug'at least for a little while. Learn how to...


How weird is that?

Are your quirks perfectly normal, or is it time to get help?


Self check: Are you an optimist?

Three key ways to assess your attitude and determine whether you're an optimist