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Relationship With Your Yoga Mat?

BY: TRISHA CURLING  Ok, I know it sounds weird, and I was a little hesitant to put it on paper, but I think it is an important discussion on a few levels. I have actually developed a relationship with my yoga mat! I didn’t really start thinking about it in such a specific way until […]

Jamaican Trip to Mount Fuji

During my trip to mainland Japan, I had the pleasure of visiting the Mount Fuji surrounding area. Although, I had a sense of adventure,...

The “Skinny” on Eczema

BY: ALLISON BROWN According to WebMD, “The skin is the largest organ of the body, with a total area of about two square meters. The skin protects us from microbes and the elements, helps regulate body temperature and permits the sensations of touch, heat and cold. This article will provide information on one of the conditions that […]

Cool, Warm or Neutral: What’s Your Undertone?

BY: KIZZY COURTNEY Have you ever wondered why one foundation shade looks perfect on you, yet another one that appears to be the same shade doesn’t work quite as well?  More than likely, the first one is probably matched perfectly to your skin surface tone and undertone, while the other shade might have the wrong […]

In Need Of An All-Inclusive Vacation? Cuba Is The Answer.

BY: AMANDA STANCATI  Cuba is a celebrated destination among Canadians for its sun-kissed beaches, friendly people, and affordable prices. There are plenty of vacation packages from Toronto that range from budget-friendly to luxurious. We’ve narrowed down some of the best resorts in this Caribbean island for your next Cuba vacation. Valentin Perla Blanca If you’re […]

Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Cynthia Bailey Swears Her $34 Readers “Will Complement Your Whole...

Seasons may change, but Cynthia Bailey Eyewear never goes out of style. As Real Housewives of Atlanta fans know, Cynthia Bailey has been slowly building...

A Reflection on Personal and Professional Life

2016 was one of the most interesting in past memory. There were several surprises that keep many people asking why and are still trying to comprehend some of the unnerving events. 

The Facts About Menopause

BY: ALLISON BROWN  As people age, whether female or male, there are certain changes that the body goes through to mark the transition into older adulthood. This article will provide information about menopause. Menopause can begin at age thirty through to age sixty with the average age of onset being fifty-one.  Typically, around the time […]

10 Local Travel Bloggers To Follow

BY: AMANDA STANCATI  There’s nothing getting lost in the world of travel blogs when you have some time to spare and a case of serious wanderlust to look after. Whether you’re commuting to work or taking some “me” time to read under the sun, here are some of our favourite travel blogs by Torontonians that […]

Advantages of Traveling Solo

BY: AMANDA STANCATI  Don’t put off the trip of your dreams while you wait for a travel buddy. Instead, consider traveling solo.   Solo travel is a habit for some and foreign to others – but you shouldn’t have to leave your passport unstamped because you have no one to travel with.  While it may […]

Frame Your Face With Perfect Brows

BY: KIZZY COURTNEY  The eyebrows are a facial feature that protects your eyes from dirt particles and sweat, but why is this practical feature such an important key beauty feature? From the pencil, thin brows in the 70’s; the fuller, bolder, bushy brows in the 80’s; to the tweezed curvy arches in the 90’s, however, […]

Yoga – The Fountain of Youth

BY: TRISHA CURLING  Wait until you hit thirty, then you’ll know!  Wait until you hit forty, then you’ll know! Wait until you hit fifty, then you’ll know.  Wait until… You get my point.  It’s actually pretty frustrating to continue to hear things like this, especially when you are trying to take control of your health […]

Your Child’s Future Belongs to How You Prepare For It Today

BY: ANDREW STEWART Technology is transforming industries at an incredible rate – and this will only continue. Just look at what Tesla did to the taxi industry and oil companies. Our children’s future is getting more difficult to predict every year. Companies and industries that dominated the world when we were growing up have disappeared […]

Six Family-Friendly Ontario Getaways

BY: NICOLE DEFOREST With the warm weather upon us and the kids out of school, summer is the season to explore your own backyard and travel locally and with Canada 150, there’s no better time. Whether you’re spending the weekend or simply taking a day trip, Ontario has much to offer. Here are some budget-friendly […]

It’s All in Your Head

BY: TRISHA CURLING  Where does our yoga practice really start?  Is it finding the right teacher? style? studio?  There are arguably many aspects we can choose from to discuss where and/or how our yoga practice truly starts.  I think that the first place to look at is truly inside of our heads. The decision starts […]

Group Benefits Save You Money

BY: ANDREW STEWART  This particular article is an incredibly special one for me, not necessarily because of the topic but because of the timing of it. I am enormously happy to share with you that on July 15th, 2017 I had the enjoyment of contributing to the birth of my second daughter.  The experience of […]

Interesting Facts About Lyme Disease

BY: ALLISON BROWN  What do Shania Twain, Avril Lavigne, Alec Baldwin, and former US president George W. Bush have in common?  They were all afflicted with Lyme Disease at some point in their life!  The disease is irrespective of person. This article will highlight facts about Lyme Disease. Do you enjoy the outdoors and being […]

Top Four Benefits and Uses of Shea Butter for Summer Skin Care

BY: KHADIJAH LATICIA Summer is finally here. Although most of us enjoy the longer, sunnier days and the delicious aroma of jerk chicken grilling on the BBQ, we are not fond of the oily skins, sunburns, and high UV lights. I have an ancient Cleopatra beauty secret to share with you to nip all those […]

What You Should Know About Parkinson’s Disease

BY: ALLISON BROWN The last few articles have been about auto-immune diseases.  I will endeavour to write about neurodegenerative diseases. Parkinson’s is a neurodegenerative disease. Movement is normally controlled by dopamine, a chemical that carries signals between the nerves in the brain. When cells that normally produce dopamine die, the symptoms of Parkinson’s appear according […]

Why Private Yoga?

BY: TRISHA CURLING  Finding the right yoga class and/or teacher has the potential to be a bit challenging.  There are so many different types of yoga and not all of their formats will resonate with us.  We all come to and stay with yoga for many different reasons. Some of us are looking for a […]

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Family wake for Melan tonight

Although her remains are yet to arrive on local shores, Melan June Salvary-Doyle’s family yesterday said she would be buried at the D’Abadie Public Cemetery after a funeral service at Allen’s Funeral Chapel, in Arima.

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