Relationships

Practical tips on how to build and foster healthy relationships with your friends, family and loved ones.

7 Canadian Writers Share Their Loved Ones’ Final Words

Losing someone close to you is never easy, but we always remember what they said at the very end.


12 Simple Ways to Make Friends as an Adult

The quality of a person's friendships can make or break their life, adding to feelings of happiness, and providing health...


3 Ways to Spring Clean Your Relationship

Not all couples fight: some seethe in silence until they combust, while others simply let themselves drift apart. Bring the...


5 Types of Toxic Co-Workers and How to Deal with Them

Working in an office can offer an exciting path to a successful career. However, sometimes our colleagues can be unprofessional,...


10 Things You Should Never Post on Social Media About Your Wedding Day

While weddings are a time to celebrate your love, there are certain things you should never post about.


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13 Things Scientifically Proven to Make You More Attractive

Maybe she's born with it, as the commercial goes, or maybe it's these other factors super-sizing attractiveness.


3 Ways to Deal with a Difficult Person

These expert tricks for dealing with difficult people will help you minimize the impact of jerks on your life—or maybe...


16 Etiquette Rules Brides and Grooms Need to Stop Breaking

There's a fine line between blushing bride and bridezilla.

Jay Leno Always Knew His Dad Had a Big Heart—Then an Unexpected Letter from a Viewer Proved That He ...

Comedian Jay Leno knew that 
his father had heart, but one woman’s 
memory revealed just how big it was.


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6 Outrageous Family Stories That Are Guaranteed to Make You Laugh Out Loud

From Valentine's Day faux pas to home repairs gone awry, you won't believe these Canadians' hilarious family stories.


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14 Things Polite People Always Say

A few simple phrases will help you turn on the charm, navigate awkward moments, and defuse tension.


17 Things You Can Do That Make Other People Instantly Like You

Want to be more likable? Buy yourself a gift and skip the Tylenol.


Random Acts of Kindness for Every Month of the Year

Kindness creates a ripple effect, spreading positive energy way beyond just you and the person you're nice to. Here are...


How to Be a Good Person, According to Science

Most of us aspire to improve ourselves, but it can be hard to know what defines a good person. Experts...


What I Wish I’d Known Before Getting a Divorce

Making the decision to get a divorce is never an easy one. While these men and women don't regret ending...


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The 7 Stages of Marriage

Building a successful marriage is a lifelong challenge. Understanding the different stages of marriage and the phases you'll go through...

27 Compliments You Haven’t Been Giving—But Should

Which would you prefer: "Those pants make you look skinny" or "The world is a better place because you are...


This Is What It Really Means to Be a Neighbour

Passed from one home to the next, a box of 
ornaments reminds a family of the bonds around them.


Knowing Your Purpose in Life Can Help You Live Longer

Start each year by writing down your response to the question “What is the meaning of life?” Your ever-changing answers...


7 Communication Skills That Will Improve Your Relationships

Bad habits could be standing between you and your best possible relationships with family, friends and colleagues. Consider these expert...


10 Things to Always Do on Your Last Day of Work

Whether you’re departing on a high note or a low one, the last day of work can be awkward and...

Please Talk to My Daughter Like a Person

As a parent to Fiona, my five-year-old daughter with a rare syndrome, I spend a lot of time teaching others...


27 Things Only Sisters Understand

Who has the uncanny ability to both irritate and totally “get” you, often at the same time? Your sister, of...


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12 Definitive Traits of a Middle Child

Birth order doesn't automatically impact your personality. But there are some common traits that middle children share—beyond peacekeeping.


7 Signs Your Friend Is Actually a Frenemy

Friends are supposed to build you up, not knock you down.


15 Ways to Beat Back-to-School Stress

Going back to school can be stressful for the whole family—arm yourself with these tips to have the smoothest back-to-school...


How to Handle Criticism: 3 Ways to Deal with Negative Feedback

Everyone deals with criticism at one point or another, whether it be judgment from family members or critiques at work....