Anxiety and other negative emotions can cause us to spread misinformation.
As fake news and propaganda increase, a worthwhile New Year's resolution is getting out of the habit of spreading misinformation. And like any habit, becoming aware of triggers is the first step.
If you’re getting bored of your usual fitness routine, there are many online options to try.
The restrictions put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic have led to a boom in online fitness opportunities. Here's what to look for in online classes.
The COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated the need for Canada to develop a global health policy.
There's no better way and better opportunity for Canada to prove it can be a world leader than now, with a comprehensive global health strategy for the post-pandemic era.
Mural attributed to Banksy that appeared by Marble Arch, in London, during the Extinction Rebellion protests in April 2019.
While climate change is certain, some uncertainty remains in its severity — and that's where the hope shines through.
Saint Ignatius of Loyola with Pope Paul III.
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For many, New Year's resolutions do not last more than a few days or weeks. A theologian writes how we can learn from the challenges and reflections of Saint Ignatius.
A Scottish Saltire flag hangs in the window of an apartment in Edinburgh, Scotland, next to the EU flag in August 2020. Scotland could vote to separate from the U.K. in 2021.
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Scotland's renewed push for independence is not only similar to Québec's — there are also lessons for Scottish politicians in Canadian law on the concept of separation.
When setting a new year's goals, look closely at the reasoning behind it. Is it something you want to do, or think you should? The answer can help predict the outcome.
As we approach our first COVID-era Christmas, the way we celebrate this year might need a bit more thought. Here are some tips to keep the festivities with family and friends COVID-safe.
Olivia Wheeler, Taiwo Afolabi and Tianxu Zhao perform a play in honour of UN World Refugee Day, June 20, 2017, at Victoria City Hall.
Safe spaces for conversations around immigrants’ experiences are important because identity is central to diversity and inclusion in the 21st century. Theatre can be a tool for community engagement.
Play is integral to how children process and understand their experiences.
Supporting play begins with parents attending to their own wellness and seeing children as drivers of their own play.
The pandemic has served as a reminder that unexpected events can change our life plans, and has also made it difficult to plan for 2021.
New Year's resolutions are usually an opportunity to think about long-term goals. The uncertainty and restrictions of COVID-19 make 2021 a good year to focus on ways to help yourself in the short-term.
Now that restrictions are tighter in a number of areas, avoiding paying the price in 2021 may be more achievable.
The social pressure of declining rule-breaking invitations will be considerably higher this year.
Plant-based alternative foods have grown in popularity, but it’s important to read the labels to know if they’re healthy.
Plant-based diets can be healthy but ingredients matter. Heavily processed meat substitutes can be high in saturated fats and sodium.
Many Nigerians are expected to travel during the Christmas holiday season.
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In this video interview, Dr Doyin Odubanjo, Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Academy of Science and a public health expert, talks about keeping safe while celebrating Christmas during COVID-19.
It’s critical that learning and development teams are upskilled and reskilled themselves to help organizations successfully engage in a digital transformation.
For a winning digital transformation, every organization should establish the upskilling and reskilling of their learning and development teams as their critical 2020 New Year's resolution.
Alcohol interferes with the consolidation and retrieval of memories, leading to confusion and uncertainty the next day.
Post-party 'hangxiety' is common after drinking alcohol. It is caused by changing levels of chemicals and neurotransmitters in the brain.
How to keep going with those resolutions.
The trick is changing our actual behaviour, as well as our intentions.
The idea that fat is lazy and thin is virtuous has its roots in Christianity and is perpetuated by industry and media today.
Moralistic talk about food, exercise and bodies has its roots in Christianity and is perpetuated by corporations. Collectively, we can resist.
The odds of hitting your target goals is improved by building ‘goal infrastructure’.
The power of intention only takes us so far. Achieving goals requires strategic infrastructure to overcome obstacles.
Modern citizenship in the West increasingly involves a duty to care for ourselves — to eat healthily, exercise enough and even screen ourselves for disease — to minimize our health-care costs to the state.
Are your new diet, exercise, meditation and self-care resolutions for 2020 really a personal choice? Or are you a model western "biocitizen," living a life of unfreedom?