Healthy Living

Ready to live your healthiest life? From the best vitamins and supplements to everyday habits that boost your mental health and wellness, these healthy living tips are a great place to start.

How to Boost Your Resiliency During Tough Times

People of any age can make use of the self-care movement's lessons during this pandemic. Here are some starting points.


10 Healthy Alternatives to Booze When You Need to Unwind

Find yourself reaching for a drink when you need to relieve stress? Try one of these healthy alcohol alternatives for...


How to Talk to Your Doctor

With health practitioners busier than ever, communication is essential to getting the best care.


How to Cope with Loneliness While Staying Socially Distanced

You know physical distancing is important in the age of COVID-19, but it can make you feel lonely and isolated....


The Most Effective Ways to Boost Self Esteem, According to Science

With the help of these simple techniques, adopting a self-compassionate attitude is well within your reach.


12 Confidence Lessons You Can Learn at Any Age

Boost your self-esteem with these expert-approved confidence lessons.


Why Clowns Are Creepy, According to Science

Do clowns give you the heebie-jeebies? You’re far from alone—and it turns out there’s a scientific basis for coulrophobia, otherwise...


7 Signs You’re Headed for a Nervous Breakdown

If you’re stressed and experiencing these symptoms, you might be headed towards a nervous breakdown. Here are the signs to...

Floss Pick vs. Regular Floss: What Dentists Recommend

Flossing is important for your oral health. Here are dentist-recommended ways to floss, plus the pros and cons of each...


The Surprising Reason Why Laughing Is Good for You

Beyond a mood lift, laughing often may help prevent a heart event, reduce stress and increase endurance.


11 Things You Didn’t Know Could Slow Down Aging

The fountain of youth isn't a myth: You can actually delay the aging process with these lifestyle choices.


Drinking This Much Coffee a Day Could Help Burn Fat

Hint: It has to do with the caffeine.


25 Ways to Relax That Don’t Cost a Cent

Got no chill? Here's how to relax and unwind today.


What to Do When You Find a Tick in Your House

...And tips on how to prevent it from happening in the first place.


The Benefits of Consuming Caffeine—and the Risks You Haven’t Heard Of

Caffeine is mostly safe and might even prevent dementia, but it comes with risks.


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What the Anti-Mask Movement Needs to Know About COVID-19

Calgary physician organizer Dr. Amy Tan explains how to clean your mask, which kind to choose and why wearing one...

The Scientific Reason You Are (Or Aren’t) a Mosquito Magnet

Constantly swarmed by mosquitoes? Here's why.


This Is Why Some People Are Ticklish—and Others Aren’t

Ever wonder why some people are ticklish, while others aren't? Or why you can't tickle yourself? Check out the fascinating...


7 Spots You’re Probably Forgetting to Apply Sunscreen

You always get your arms and legs, but what about these other body parts?


13 Eye Care Tips Your Optometrist Wishes You Knew

To keep your peepers healthy, make sure to follow these eye care tips from Canadian optometrists.


7 Reasons Why You Should Never Wear Flip-Flops

Flip-flops are fine for crossing the beach, but you should never make them your go-to summer shoes.

The Surprising Health Benefits of Stress-Baking

All that stress-baking you've been doing during these uncertain times? Turns out it's the next best thing to actual therapy.


12 Home Remedies for Bug Bites That Actually Work

If you're looking to relieve the sting and itch of bug bites without the use of harsh chemicals, give these...


12 Totally Gross (But Normal) Things Your Body Does Every Morning

No matter how brushed and scrubbed you are before bedtime, you probably still wake up with at least some of...


30 Everyday Mistakes You’re Probably Making That Can Ruin Your Teeth

Are you chomping a pencil right now as you read this? Stop—right now.


10 Things Dentists Always Do to Prevent Tooth Decay

Tooth decay can make for complicated, expensive and painful dental visits. Here's what dentists do to stay out of the...


How to Stop the Incredible Damage of Negative Self-Talk

The limiting beliefs of negative self-talk can take a toll—here's how to stop it in its tracks.