Mother Nature’s Air Purifiers

Fight airborne toxins in your home by growing certain types of indoor plants.With winter fast approaching, we will be spending more and more time indoors. This is a perfect time to consider some speci

Recovery For People and The Planet

Since the arrival of COVID-19, many cities are reporting cleaner air and less pollution. Are these real, long-term benefits? The truth is a bit more complicated. To ensure that we recover from COVID-1

How CBD Helped Me 

Solid research into any ingredient with promising health benefits is vital—and when it comes to CBD, the non-psychoactive component of the Cannabis sativa plant that’s exploded onto the scene in the l

The Speed of Stress From 0 to 60

What fears and worries keep you up at night? For my toddler, it’s very specific: big monkeys. For my mother, it’s retirement. Mental health experts say each generation—from kids to seniors—have unique

You’re Super!

We now know that good nutrition is the fundamental building block for a healthy body. But to be clear from the start: the most super way to add body-benefitting foods to your diet is through items tha

alive’s 12 Months of Wellness: Sign Up Now

Let’s be real here; 2020 wasn’t an easy year. We’ve been reminded of just how important it us to take care of ourselves and our loved ones, and to put an even bigger focus on our health than ever befo

Mental Health and COVID-19: Finding Your Calm In The Storm

With a pandemic, social unrest, political divisiveness, and environmental disasters dominating headlines, we all want to find the shred of good news buried in our newsfeeds. But logging in every day t

A Cure For Wellness

Wellness is a growing phenomenon that pushes people to make choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. With more people practising wellness, consideration must be given to the ways in which privile

Gotta Getaway

To stay or to go? That is the wintertime travel question in this COVID year. With health concerns, job precarity, and financial strains, many of us are wondering how to take a break from it all. Shoul

A Sigh of Relief

One in four working Canadians describe most of their days as “quite a bit” or “extremely stressful.” And if this survey had been conducted in 2020, that statistic might have been a tad higher! While t

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