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YOGA & MEDITATION: Appreciate the art of practising
RECYCLED LOVE: Recognizing an animal advocate
ARE YOU KIDDING ME?: Giving vegan recipes a whirl
THE BOOK SHELF: Stella Bowles being the change in new book My River
THE VIEW FROM HERE: Ask not what your community can do for you
CHINESE MEDICINE FOR HEALTH: Keeping resolutions with Chinese medicine
REEL TIME: Ice fishing with a little help from my friends
THE ENDAGERED PERSPECTIVE: Old-growth essential for province’s future
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DEBBIE TRAVIS: How to decorate using bold botanicals
More than a pool: Lifeguard Hubert Howse says swimming was his life-changer
CINDY DAY: Floored by science
THEN AND NOW: From firsts to forever – Exhibit showcasing black community firsts to become permanent part Yarmouth County Museum
KEELY TURNER: Franchise secrets of ‘The Bachelor’
READ, WRITE, SPEAK: Demystifying dyslexia
Dyslexia, also known as a language based learning disability, is a common learning difference experienced by up to one in five people. Despite being so common, dyslexia is often misunderstood and left undiagnosed. My goal is to help demystify this ...
Five effective ways to alleviate stress
Stress affects everyone at some point in their lives and does not discriminate based on gender, nationality, ethnicity, economic status, or age. The American Institute of Stress says job-related stress costs businesses millions of dollars each year ...
Items to consider when outfitting a home gym
Home gyms can make working out more efficient, saving time driving to a fitness facility and enabling people to stick to a workout regimen during inclement weather. Having a gym at home also may motivate people to work out more frequently and more ...
EAST COAST MOMMY: Try these winter boredom busters
Canadian winters can feel very long. This time of year, the snow and cold are starting to take their toll on families. Sunshine is scarce and boredom is abundant. I can’t make spring come more quickly (though I wish I could), but I can ...
ARE YOU KIDDING ME?: In search of car with new-fangled gadgets
The last time hubby and I bought a new car was around 40 years ago — a Toyota Tercel that cost us $5,000. A fortune for us. I remember writing the cheque and trembling. It was a standard, which I had never driven before. Hubby told me to drive ...
HEALTH, NATURALLY: Aerobic exercise boosts brain
In the past, much research has shown the cognitive benefits of regular exercise for older adults. However, little research has examined the cognitive effects of exercise on younger adults. A new study published this January in the American Academy ...
FITNESS MATTERS: Turning baby steps into strides
“I thought I was looking into a mirror,” said Vincent (Danny DeVito) to his unlikely separated-at-birth twin brother, Julius (Arnold Schwarzenegger), when they first met in the early scenes of the 1988 movie, Twins. I used that line a ...
Shelburne’s Basement Theatre commissions interactive play set to premiere in May
How did you meet your significant other? ...
THE VIEW FROM HERE: A lesson in plastic
It has been a long time since I was a child but all this recent talk about banning plastic bags in communities across Nova Scotia has got me thinking about those earlier years when my parents would bring home the groceries in large brown paper ...
Margaretsville’s Evergreen Theatre offers great line-up for the year ahead
David O’Leary sits at the airport in a snowstorm hoping his flight to the Folk Alliance in Montreal won’t be delayed or cancelled. Despite the snow, the manager at Evergreen Theatre in Margaretsville is excited about the venue’s ...