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25 WISE QUOTES FROM DR. SEUSS TO HELP BRIGHTEN YOUR MOOD WHEN YOU’RE DOWN

ALANNA KETLER | Dr. Seuss is one of the greatest literary legends of our time. He wrote an impressive list of children’s books that offer a great message and many lessons for both children and parents alike! In fact, anyone reading a Dr. Seuss book is sure to gain some valuable insight about life and themselves. For a surefire way to ...

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HOW TO SUPPORT YOUR PARTNER STRUGGLING WITH DEPRESSION

ALEXA ERICKSON | One of the most beautiful aspects of being in a relationship is the idea that you get to share and connect with another individual on an intimate level that is only yours. It’s like a little secret the two of you share — a world that is only yours to have and to hold. One of the many ...

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HOW SMARTPHONE LIGHT AFFECTS YOUR BRAIN & BODY (INFOGRAPHIC)

ARJUN WALIA | You might not know this, but your smartphone emits a bright blue light which allows you to read what’s on the screen even during the brightest points of the day. But the light doesn’t turn off or adjust according to the hour of the day; it’s continually emitted, not only by our smartphones, but by our laptops, televisions, and other ...

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HERE’S WHAT GETTING SPANKED AS A KID DID TO YOUR PERSONALITY

AMANDA MONTEIRO | The topic of parenting is a sensitive one, especially when the conversation directs to discipline. One such method of discipline in particular has long been debatable: spanking. While many parents agree on its appropriateness, more and more parents are opting out of this disciplinary action. In fact, in 1979, Sweden was the first country to actually implement spanking as illegal. ...

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THE MOST PROFOUND MAKEUP TUTORIAL YOU’LL EVER SEE. (IF YOU HAVE A DAUGHTER, SEND THIS HER WAY)

ELINA ST-ONGE | As a young girl, images of airbrushed models and “perfect” figures in magazines really impacted me. I began plastering my own face with thick layers of foundation as young as 15 years old because I worried I wouldn’t be liked without it. Now I am 25 years old and feel much better within my own skin… but it took me years ...

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NO YARD? NO PROBLEM: 5 DIY GARDEN PROJECTS FOR PEOPLE WHO DON’T HAVE SPACE FOR A GARDEN

ALANNA KETLER | Gardening can be such a rewarding hobby for you, your family, your neighbours and some friends as well as there is much to benefit from. Aside from being rewarding for your mind and soul, it is also physically rewarding because you actually get to harvest the “fruits of your labor.” Being able to grow your own food means ...

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HUBBLE JUST DISCOVERED ANOTHER MOON HIDING AT THE BACK OF OUR SOLAR SYSTEM – HERE ARE THE DETAILS

ARJUN WALIA | NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope just found a small, dark moon orbiting Makemake, which is the second brightest icy dwarf planet in our system after Pluto in the Kulper Belt. Some of our readers might know NASA as an acronym for Never A Straight Answer, a term coined by former NATO allied supreme commander Robert Dean, but that doesn’t ...

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CHAKRAS 101: HOW TO TELL IF YOUR HEART CHAKRA NEEDS HEALING

DANIELLE FAGAN | Have you ever felt as though you’re carrying around a heaviness throughout your day? Or had a difficulty letting go of the past? Or find it hard to connect with others because you’re burdened with emotional pain? If so, the issue could be coming from your heart chakra. According to Eastern metaphysical theories of Ayurvedic Indian Medicine, there ...

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IS SCIENCE BULLSH*T? JOHN OLIVER EXPLAINS THE CORRUPTION BEHIND SCIENTIFIC STUDIES

ALANNA KETLER | Every day we are flooded with the newest that science has to offer. From morning talk shows and late night news to our social media feeds, it seems like there is a study to prove just about anything. I don’t know how many times I’ve come across a study that proves one thing and then another that proves the ...

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THE ANCIENT SCIENCE OF ASTROLOGY

CARMEN DI LUCCIO | Astrology is an ancient practice which is a combination of art and science, as it is both intuitive and technical. Based on the observation of the cosmos around us, it measures the energy influencing Earth and it’s inhabitants. It has been used for thousands of years by many different cultures and indigenous tribes across the globe, all of whom ...

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