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A Letter to My Suicidal Self

Angela Hartlin | Posted 10.12.2014 | Canada Living
Angela Hartlin

I will tell you that I know you've tried what feels like everything to create a tolerable existence, but it hasn't worked thus far. I also know that you have hoarded your past expired medications in your toy hamper waiting for this day when you finally get "the nerve" to go through with ending it all. Please don't let today be your last, I want you to experience what it's like to smile for real again and you'll be taking that opportunity away.

Three of My New Beauty Obsessions

Natasha Koifman | Posted 05.29.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

When it comes to beauty products, it seems like we're inundated with new innovations and ingredients and -- frankly -- it can be difficult to keep up, and to know what's real and what's a lot of spin. I thought I'd share some of my own top picks that have made it into my medicine cabinet as trusted additions to my regimen!

Should Parents Have A Say In What Their Teens Read?

Natalie Garside | Posted 11.27.2011 | Canada
Natalie Garside

On the one hand you've got authors, fiercely passionate about acknowledging the realities faced by teens and children no matter how dark or brutal. On the other you have adults willing to stand between that content and their child, to protect them and nurture them.