Commuting
Mindset

Commuting Is Hell! My Trick for Making It Easier

As with every other September, now that school is back in session there seems to be twice as much traffic on the streets. People are more anxious, they’re hurrying more, and they’re moodier. While the stress commuting to work places on our health (and…

September 23, 2016
Sugar
Regeneration

Why You Should Care About the Sugar Controversy

[In case you missed the news this week about sugar, this short video by the CBC sums it up nicely.] This past week we saw all major news outlets publish articles that point directly to corruption in the nutrition community surrounding sugar. …

September 17, 2016
Depression
Happiness

How to Find Your Way Out of the Hole of Depression

Depression is a heavy, dark presence that lowers itself into your life like a murky, oppressive fog. Depression happens to all of us to varying degrees* and at different times in our lives. For some, depression occurs at a deeper level and for longer…

September 9, 2016
Opinion
Communication

Save Yourself from Internet-Assholes & Their Opinions

Oh, the Internet! So much information, so much connection, so much innovation – and so many opportunities for people to be assholes. Leave it up to certain human beings to transform an incredible opportunity for dialogue, idea exchange, and social improvement into another place…

August 31, 2016
Summer
Happiness

How to Beat the Dreaded End-of-Summer Blues

Canadian summer feels like a weekend: in one moment it’s here – bam! – and in the next it’s over. We’re now well into August, the Sunday of summer, with the threat of September (aka Monday) looming with every passing hour. This is a…

August 24, 2016
Push-Up
Strength

Push-Ups Make You Proud! 24 Push-Up Variations to Try

*Scroll down to watch the video! We have the tendency to think of working out and heading to the gym as a competitive “exercise” in vanity, one where we’re constantly “fighting” with our bodies to look a certain way. The issue of whether to go to the…

August 16, 2016
Victim Mentality
Mindset

Be a Hero, Not a Victim: How to Escape Victim Mentality

Of all the problematic mindsets I’ve identified in myself and focused energy on managing, victim mentality was – and continues to be – by far one of the trickiest. What was particularly tricky for me, and what trips many others up as well, is…

August 10, 2016
Vegan
Regeneration

The Secret to Vegan Food? Make It Fucking Delicious

Scroll to the bottom for my recipe for Miso-Tahini Noodles with Garlic, Mushrooms, Spinach and Marinated Tofu. Let’s face facts: When die-hard meat-eaters imagine vegan or vegetarian food, they tend to imagine food that is bland, flavourless, and unsatisfying. To some of us, the…

August 4, 2016