Category: Lifestyle

Why Some Workers Are Opting To Live In Their Vans

“Why some workers are opting to live in their vans” by Scott B. Rankin, Thompson Rivers University and Angus J Duff, Thompson Rivers University A growing number of people are redefining what “home” looks like. For many of them, it looks like a van. The trend to #vanlife is fuelled by the declining affordability of homes, … Read More

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The Dark Side Of Social Media Influencing

“The dark side of social media influencing” by Samira Farivar, Carleton University; Fang Wang, Wilfrid Laurier University, and Ofir Turel, The University of Melbourne Do you follow influencers on social media? Do you always check their posts? Do you find you’re spending too much time or becoming obsessed with checking influencers’ accounts? And when you can’t … Read More

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First Move: Does It Really Empower Women?

“Does it really empower women to expect them to make the first move?” by Riki Thompson, University of Washington Heterosexual dating conventions have long held that men make the first move: first to flirt, first to ask out on a date, first to propose. What if the roles were reversed? That’s what one dating app, Bumble, … Read More

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Brazilian Butt Lifts Are The Deadliest of All

“Brazilian butt lifts are the deadliest of all aesthetic procedures – the risks explained” by Jim Frame, Anglia Ruskin University The desire for a larger bottom is becoming more popular, with the number of so-called Brazilian butt lifts more than doubling in the last five years. However, a recent high-profile case involving a doctor in Miami … Read More

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5 Ways To Deal With Burnout At Work

“5 ways to deal with burnout at work” by Claudine Mangen, Concordia University Work has become an around-the-clock activity, courtesy of the pandemic and technology that makes us reachable anytime, anywhere. Throw in expectations to deliver fast and create faster and it becomes hard to take a step back. Not surprisingly, many of us are feeling … Read More

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Change: Do You Do It Or Does It Undo You?

“Change” by Connie Butler It has been said that CHANGE is THE only constant. Change is all around us every day and every day our lives are changing. It CAN’T be avoided. We can’t bury our heads in the sand or a favoured pillow and pretend it isn’t there. Sometimes it creeps up slowly: over … Read More

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How To Keep Any Relationship Healthy

  Healthy Relationship: “How to Keep any Relationship Healthy” By Cucan Pemo With all of the advice out there on how to rebuild your relationship, why not look at tips to keep your already healthy relationship intact? There are plenty of things that you should avoid in order to make your relationship with your wife … Read More

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Designing Inspiring Environments

“Designing Inspiring Environments” by Jan Marie Dore, Professional Certified Coach The influence of your personal environment on your health, creativity, and well-being is often subtle, yet profound. You can use the environments you live in to support you in feeling good about yourself, experiencing less stress, and being more productive. Personal environments can include your … Read More

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Time And Money – The Biggest Hurdles To Healthy Eating

“Time and money – the biggest hurdles to healthy eating” by Tiff-Annie Kenny, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa Philippe Couillard, the freshly defeated Quebec premier, made headlines during the election campaign when he suggested a family of three — comprised of one adult and two adolescents — could feed themselves for $75 a week. While Couillard eventually … Read More

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Daughters Are More Willing To Sacrifice For Their Mothers

“Daughters are more willing to sacrifice for their mothers than for their romantic partners” by Beverley Fehr, University of Winnipeg With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it seems timely to think about the kinds of relationships that mothers have with their children and, conversely, the kinds of relationships that children have with their mothers. In … Read More

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