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Understanding your circadian rhythm

By Tori Taylor, May 31 2019 — Call me Seattle because I’m sleepless AF. Insomnia is the Sid to my Nancy. As I wrap up my 20s, the wear and tear of sleep deprivation is rapidly catching up to me. The time has come to leave my draining nocturnal habits behind and figure out the…

Jump rope provides the ultimate ass-kicking

By Tori Taylor, April 24 2019 — Jump rope isn’t just for boxers or pre-teens at recess. It’s one of the most toning full-body workouts and requires very little equipment. Sneaker up, clear some floor space, make sure you’re in an area with a high ceiling and jump that rope. If you haven’t skipped in…

Five stress-relieving yoga poses

By Tori Taylor, April 24 2019 — Now that exam season is done, you might find yourself in need of some stress relief — try yoga. It does wonders for all areas of the body. There are five easy asanas (poses) that relieve stress and tension in the upper shoulders, neck and head. Here’s the morning…

Five affordable outdoor date ideas

By Tori Taylor, April 6 2019 — Spring has sprung in Calgary. With the return of warmer weather and longer daylight hours, we can begin to coax our souls back to life. As we fantasize about an actual spring and the lovely summer ahead, it’s a great time to come up with active outdoor date…

Get outside, even when the weather is cold

By Calum Robertson, March 8 2019 — Many of us loathe the winter months. They bring the awfulness of daily commutes, the struggle to stay warm and the sense of depression from grey skies and early evenings. The urge to spend as much time inside as possible seems rational. After all, who among us could…

Manicures for you — and maybe your boo

By Gurman Sahota, February 14 2019 — Valentine’s Day can be expensive. But one thing that you don’t have to sacrifice if you’re short on cash is a decent manicure. You can easily give one to yourself — or, better yet, to your boo. Follow these steps for an affordable alternative to getting your nails…

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