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A Modern Take On Living And Eating Well

Posted 03.06.2017 | Canada Living

You’re a modern woman who is constantly on the run. You go to events, spend time with friends and have a demanding job. You're blissfully busy, so how do you make time to eat well, exercise and have a little fun while you're at it? Our AOL contributors list their strategies in collaboration with Dr. Oetker Ristorante Ultra Thin Crust, now available in Kale Bacon Ricotta. How do you take the time to live and eat well?

What Is Weighing You Down?

Tarek Riman | Posted 03.02.2017 | Canada Living
Tarek Riman

Have you ever felt like you're being weighed down? There is a saying I often heard growing up in Lebanon: "The more you own, the more you will be ow...

What It's Like To Live (And Date) At Home In Your 30s

Simone Katerine | Posted 02.15.2017 | Canada Living
Simone Katerine

As of 2014, for the first time in more than 130 years, adults ages 18 to 34 are more likely to be living in their parents' home than with a spouse or partner in their own household. According to their research, this turn of events is fueled primarily by the dramatic drop in millennials who are choosing to settle down romantically before age 35, but also by larger economic issues.

10 Lessons All Renters Will Learn

YPNextHome | Posted 10.19.2016 | Canada Living
YPNextHome

Renting is a very particular experience that comes with its own set of idiosyncrasies -- every renter is sure to recognize these -- and there are many, many more.

5 Ways To Make Groceries Last Longer

The Huffington Post Canada | Abigail Esteireiro | Posted 08.25.2016 | Canada Living

There’s nothing worse than leafy greens you bought last week turning brown.

Don't Believe These Common Frozen Food Myths

The Huffington Post Canada | Abigail Esteireiro | Posted 08.23.2016 | Canada Living

To freeze or not to freeze, that is the question.

Easy Ways To Reduce Food Waste And Save Money

The Huffington Post Canada | Abigail Esteireiro | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada Living

Reducing food waste in our daily lives is easier than you think.

Where In The World Do People Live The Longest?

The Huffington Post Canada | Abigail Esteireiro | Posted 08.04.2016 | Canada Living

Flush those high intensity workouts and juice cleanses down the drain.

Dude Perfect Reveals Secrets To Nailing No-Look Shots

The Huffington Post Canada | Abigail Esteireiro | Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada Parents

“It’s an attitude. You gotta have confidence."

10 Life Tips To Help Increase Your Housing Budget

The RentSeeker.ca Team | Posted 05.19.2016 | Canada Living
The RentSeeker.ca Team

If you rent, you know how important it is to stretch your monthly budget in order to get a place you love. The line between 'wants and needs' must be clearly drawn, and once you have your budget, it's time to make the most of it. RentSeeker... is here to help you stretch that budget with 10 tips to save you money so you can maximize your housing budget and find an apartment you'll be excited to call home.

Dear Bereaved Mama On Mother's Day

Jennifer Pitt | Posted 05.06.2016 | Canada Parents
Jennifer Pitt

Parenting a child after the loss of a child is a daily struggle. You do your best to cherish every second, because who knows better than you how fleeting it can be? While your head is cherishing away, your heart is heavy with the feeling of abandoning your lost child's memory by being happy.

Who Are We Kidding With The Idea Of Work-Life Balance?

Clare Beckton | Posted 03.10.2017 | Canada Business
Clare Beckton

Some time ago I began to question this whole idea of work-life balance. I asked why do we frame the debate as if work and life are not one and the same? Do we not think work is part of the continuum that makes up our life? For me, anyway, and I suspect many others, work is an essential part of life and how we contribute to our society.

Can't Work Out? Here's What You Can Do At The Office

Lee Boyce | Posted 01.11.2017 | Canada Living
Lee Boyce

If you're a workaholic, chances are you don't have the opportunity to work out as much as you'd like to. Throw in a family at home and minimal energy on the weekends, and the result is usually chronic pain, insufficient and unstable sleeping patterns, and no real escape from the cycle, day in and day out.

Why Chris Hadfield Thinks You Should Toss Your Bucket List

The Huffington Post Canada | Evan Pang | Posted 12.01.2015 | Canada Living

This is what the retired Canadian astronaut thinks we should do instead.

How to Make Olive Rosemary Flax Crax

Meghan Pearson | Posted 09.03.2016 | Canada Living
Meghan Pearson

I managed to create a yummy recipe with my mom's garage-sale-find old round dehydrator, so here is living proof that you can work with what you got!

The Truth About Finding Time for Fitness

Taylored Training Fitness | Posted 08.28.2016 | Canada Living
Taylored Training Fitness

Have you ever told yourself, "If I can just get through the next day/week/month/year, things will calm down and I'll be less busy?" Trust me on this -- you're never going to find time for a fitness program. If you want time, you have to make it, then take it.

6 Ways Your Workouts Are Aging You Faster

Lee Boyce | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada Living
Lee Boyce

You can definitely combat the aging process by way of exercise. Proper exercise. If you're not paying attention to your body's balance, biology, and safety, you may be moving towards an injured, decrepit, and immobile body faster than you can say "nip tuck."

I'm a Child of Divorce -- And Happy About it

Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues | Posted 05.27.2015 | Canada Living
Brittany Goldfield Rodrigues

When my parents were together, my dad would come home, kiss my sister and me, and go to work upstairs. I used to wait all week for Sunday -- the one day we spent together as a family. But after the divorce, I could look forward to spending every moment of every second weekend with him.

A Black Friday Deal Is Only Good if it's Something You Need

Anita Saulite | Posted 12.31.2014 | Canada Business
Anita Saulite

Both sides of the border will be vying for our hard earned money. We are going to have to get smarter and more strategic on how we spend and on what. It's easy to get caught up in the hype, excitement and euphoria of great deals. A deal is only good if it is something you really need.

Follow This Money Do Checklist To Change Your Life in Six Weeks

Anita Saulite | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Living
Anita Saulite

Put your saving strategy and bill payments on auto pilot. We all know it, but saving money each month is saving for the future. Just know, savings are what you pay yourself, and if you want to secure your golden years and worry less, then pay yourself first. Set up automatic bill payments.

10 Packing Tips for Traveling Families

Nancy Polanco | Posted 04.20.2014 | Canada Travel
Nancy Polanco

Packing properly for your family vacation can make or break your trip. We aren't talking about a monumental monstrosity that can't be remedied, but, it's always great to be prepared for anything. Whether you travel often or travel occasionally, if you have a game plan, you'll do just fine.

What's in a Frame? How to Frame Your Art

Lisa Diamond Katz and Shira Wood | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada Style
Lisa Diamond Katz and Shira Wood

Choosing the artwork can be difficult enough! You've trawled all the galleries, art shows and fairs, and finally agreed on that piece you both really like. No compromises. Don't stress out about it. Art is meant to be enjoyed -- framed or unframed.

WATCH: These Health Foods Aren't What They Seem

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

Dieting can be tricky. Trying to figure out exactly which foods are good for you is never easy, especially when there are so many tempting treats lini...

Kids Don't Need to Be the Centre of Your Life, But Don't Be a Jerk

Darlena Cunha | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Darlena Cunha

When young mother Stephanie Metz (she's 29) says "My kids are not the centre of my world, and that's quite simply because they are not the centre of any world, anywhere," my old, wizened ass (I'm 31, and most decidedly not a young mother) would like to point out that this sentence actually doesn't make any sense.

Why Personal Trainers Have a Bad Rap

Lee Boyce | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Lee Boyce

If you log on to forum pages of any major gym chain, it's a safe bet that you'll notice a collection of posts from unhappy clients that talk about their bad experiences in the gym. Now, it's understandable that with large fitness chains, it's expected that 100 per cent of the clients will not be satisfied. But the umbrella of the commercial gym often gives personal trainers a bad rap too.