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5 Benefits of Arts and Culture

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2012 | 6:12 PM

If you can count on one hand the number of times you've gone to a museum in your city, a theatre performance and a concert, you're missing out on the enriching world of culture that is there to be enjoyed. Why should you turn off the TV for once and...

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Be a Tourist in Your Own City With These Apps

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2012 | 2:30 PM

Canada's cities have innumerable sights, sounds and flavours to discover, and making the most of your city, either as a newbie or a long-time local, has never been easier. Whether you're trying to find new adventures on the West Coast, East Coast, or somewhere in between, there's an app for...

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Quick Tips For Making Chores Suck Less

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2012 | 2:31 PM

We didn't like them when we were kids and we don't like them now; after all, they don't call them chores for nothing. Unfortunately, we've all got to do them once a week (or once every few weeks, if you're into stretching things out) and we may as well make...

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People To Follow On Twitter Right Now

(0) Comments | Posted March 30, 2012 | 6:57 PM

If you’re not on Twitter, you probably should be. The social media phenomenon helps keep you plugged into the day’s key events, viral stories and videos, and the day-to-day minutiae of people you know…or are interested in getting to know better.
For the urban, stylish, socially engaged and...

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Essential Smartphone Apps You Could Be Ignoring

(0) Comments | Posted March 30, 2012 | 6:28 PM

Sometimes, it's hard to remember a world before smartphones. Whatever did we do when we didn't have GPS in our pocket or could check our email on the run? (Answer: we missed out on answering several important, time-sensitive messages and also got lost a whole lot.) In addition to maps...

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Couples' Fitness: Get In Shape Together With These Trendy New Exercise Routines

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2012 | 4:30 PM

You and your partner are in sync about so many things – why not sync up on your exercise routine? We’re not talking cheesy tandem bike rides here or anything…there are some pretty fun and trendy ways to get in shape together without feeling like a middle-aged mom and dad...

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How to Achieve Modern-Day Work-Life Balance

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2012 | 3:58 PM

Is the nine-to-five grind getting you down? (Or is it the eight-to-five grind? Maybe, if you're really unfortunate, it's the nine-to-nine grind?) These days, employees are expected to be more productive than ever before. So much more is being demanded of our time and energy than any other generation of...

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The Attainable Secrets Of Successful People

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2012 | 4:25 PM

Is there a tried-and-true formula for success? If there actually were such a thing, just about everybody would be an Oprah Winfrey or a Donald Trump. Different people achieve varying degrees of success in various ways, but when you remove luck and timing from the equation, here are some of...

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Making the Most of Your City

(0) Comments | Posted March 12, 2012 | 8:45 AM

It's the weekend. It's cold outside. And work's been crazy nuts.

Your Blu-ray player and flannel pyjamas are looking particularly sexy right now.

Even though you live in the midst of a bustling city, it can be ridiculously easy to fall into a bit of a social rut. This is...

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Baby: On Board?

(0) Comments | Posted February 28, 2012 | 5:23 PM

I absolutely adore kids.

But at this point in my life, I am extremely content to adore them from a safe and reasonable distance.

My partner and I have had the "children" talk several times, but we've always come to the same conclusion; although we're both older than our parents...

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