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It's World Music Day!

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What’s all that noise? Learn how your public spaces could be at risk of an impromptu music performance.World Music Day, also known as Fête de la Musique, was originally conceived in France by Joel Coh

4 Ways to Celebrate Organic Week: September 21 to 28

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It’s Organic Week! Learn all about why organics are awesome and how you can get in on the festivities.Here at alive, we’re celebrating Organic Week! Sponsored by the Canadian Organic Growers, the Cana

#2013alive: Are You Trying Something New?

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For month 3, week 4 of our 12 Months of Wellness, we’re trying a new sport or fitness class. Are you?It’s the beginning of our fourth week in the third month of our 12 Months of Wellness series. This

#2013alive: Looking Forward to Trying Something New

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Next week, the last of Month 3 of our 12 Months of Wellness, we’re trying something new - a new fitness class or sport that we’ve always wanted to try. What are you going to try?We’re coming to the ho

#2013alive: Try Something New!

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Welcome to month 3, week 4 of our 12 Months of Wellness. This week, we try a new sport or fitness class.It’s the beginning of our first week in the third month of our 12 Months of Wellness series. To

#2013alive: Looking Ahead – Measure Your success

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It’s the end of month 3, week 1 of our 12 Months of Wellness. Tune in next week to find out how to keep motivated by tracking your success.We’re wrapping up week 1, month 3 of our 12 Months of Wellnes

Wildlife Wednesday: National Wildlife Week

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This Wildlife Wednesday, we\'re switching things up a bit. Learn about National Wildlife Week!For today’s Wildlife Wednesday post, we’re switching things up a bit, by celebrating National Wildlife Week

#2013alive: Cut Out the Meat

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Factory farming of livestock creates a heavy burden on our planet. Shun meat just once a week to make your own healthy environmental impact.We’re in the home stretch of month 7 in our 12 Months of Wel

The EWG has released its 2013 Sunscreen Guide!

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It’s that time of year again … the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released its latest and greatest Sunscreen Guide.It’s that time of year again … the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has relea

Writer's Block? Let Your Mind Wander

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It may be that breaking away from a difficult task to engage in a more mundane and undemanding one that allows our minds to wander may help spark that eureka moment.If you have a difficult problem to
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Sleep: Spring Cleaning for the Brain?

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Could it be time for a nap? A new study shows us how catching a few winks really can help clear our thoughts.We’re all well aware how important sleep is.  Not getting the recommended eight hours or so

Tanning Beds Must Carry Warning Labels – Cancer Risk

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US and Canadian tanning salons will be posting government-mandated warning labels on tanning beds to restrict minors’ use and advising adults of their cancer risk.A new US Food and Drug Association (F

What is Canada Doing about Mercury Waste?

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With the push to ditch incandescent light bulbs in favour of mercury-containing compact fluorescent lamps (CFL), Canada may not have an adequate mercury waste plan.A new report commissioned by Environ

Deal With Conflict

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Conflict arises in most relationships at some time, but men\'s genetic encoding may keep their emotions aroused longer. Men can learn how to deal with conflict.“Most men care deeply about their familie

#2013alive: Track Your Moves: Measure Your Fitness Success to Stay Motivated

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As we get moving, measure your exercise moves. Set an exercise time and commit to it, or use a pedometer to track your success.It’s week 2 of the third month of our 12 Months of Wellness, and this wee