Month: April 2021

“Time spent in self-reflection is never wasted—it is an intimate date with yourself.” ~Paul TP Wong I’ve found journaling is a polarizing activity. People love it or hate it. (If you are in the latter group, don’t worry, you’ll still get a lot out of this!) Personally, I’ve hit both ends of the spectrum at
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Last year, when Lauren Parkes — a Toronto resident with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) — was faced with COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns, her symptoms were aggravated. She lost awareness of time and she struggled with impulsive and disordered eating. Read more: ADHD in adults can be life-threatening when left untreated: experts When she applied
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I know what you’re feelingーpressure and frustration. I also know that you’re having trouble sleeping at night, not because you took an afternoon nap, but because you have a lot of thoughts coming in, and you have to go process these thoughts and arrange them like books on your bookshelf. By the time you wake
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Takeaway:The processed food industry has become incredibly sophisticated in the way it gets us to eat more of what it makes. Estimated Reading Time: 1 minute, 37s. For this week’s podcast episode I sat down with Michael Moss, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Salt Sugar Fat and now, Hooked: Food, Free Will, and How the Food Giants Exploit Our Addictions. Hooked is an incredible book: a deep dive into
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The COVID-19 pandemic has put our friendships and relationships to the test, with many Canadians disagreeing on restrictions, politics and obeying lockdown regulations. If you’re not seeing eye-to-eye with one of your friends, it’s still important to respect each other’s boundaries, says Toronto-based relationship expert Jessica O’Reilly. Read more: Feeling alone? Here’s how to make
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“There’s nobody that can stop you, not even the end of time.” “I Promise” Official Music Video – Fearless Motivation Ft. Alpha Download or Stream the song now, on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Deezer, Amazon MP3, YouTube Music & MP3 Downloads at TeamFearless.comI PROMISE Song – Copyright: Fearless MotivationLyrics by Alpha | Music Composed by Patrick RundbladPerformed for
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While COVID-19 has heightened hardships for those enrolled in language classes and programs, language instructors and researchers say it has also highlighted innovative learning practices that could be applied in Canada, to work towards better supporting education. The communities engaged in second-language learning classes range from newcomers and refugee families learning English for jobs and
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Kassidy Riekens is the definition of perseverance and hard work. Depression can manifest itself in many different ways for different people. When you’re unhappy, sometimes coping mechanisms can overlap with destructive behaviors. For Kassidy Riekens, 29, alcohol and fast food were her comforts and vices of choice when her depression set in. But after she
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