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Get Your Sweat On: Researchers Find Hitting the Sauna Leads to a Longer Life

Get Your Sweat On: Researchers Find Hitting the Sauna Leads to a Longer Life

Everyone loves to get their sweat on. Especially in the midst of another arctic Canadian winter (in the East, anyway). The best part? Saunas are more than just recreational hot boxes of cedar-scented goodness – they can also prolong your life. ...
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Science Says You Should Always Choose the Window Seat

It turns out the window seat should always be your favourite. When you live in Canada in the winter chances are you're not getting a ton of quality outdoor time, which means you need to find your natural light in other ways
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These are the 9 WORST People at the Gym

Few places collect a more diverse, entertaining crowd than the gym. And while we’re all about people being themselves, there are just some lines that must be drawn. So next time you visit the gym, try not to get fit into one of these categories
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This is What Happens to Your Brain on Meditation

We’ve all heard it countless times – meditation is good for you. But how is it good for you? What is it doing to your brain that is causing all these incredible things? We’re ready to help demystify the world of meditation
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Looking at Your Phone Before Going to Bed is the Reason You Can't Sleep

If there's one thing we all now know about sleep, it's that we need more of it. Much more. Because as much as you think sleeping four hours a night makes you an ultra-productive superhuman, science says otherwise. It all starts with turning off your smartphone
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A New Study Suggests Being a Free Spirit Has Health Benefits

Apparently being a free spirit has its health benefits. A recent study by the University of California, Berkeley revealed that positive feelings of awe and wonder might also have a positive effect on your body. You just have to be able to get lost in a moment for this to happen
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A New Study Proves 30 Minute Power Naps Can Beat a Bad Night’s Sleep

If you’re a nap lover, we’ve got good news for you. New research has shown that you can counter the effects of a night of little sleep. The solution? A 30-minute nap – just don’t let your boss catch you. Here’s what the study found
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13 Reasons Why Coconut Oil Needs to Be a Part of Your Life

Have you jumped on the coconut oil bandwagon yet? We turned to the team at Jax Coco for a little insight on the coconut oil craze and why practically everyone has a thing for it. Here are 13 reasons to make coconut oil a daily life staple now
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Health Trends You Shouldn't Ditch in 2015

Trends come and go, but none seem to fade faster than those relating to health. So how are you to know which fads to cut loose and which to hang onto, going into the New Year? Check out this list of the most notable health trends not to ditch in 2015
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12 Beauty Products That Can (Almost) Change a Woman’s Life

When it comes to the health and appearance of our hair and body, we have a few go-tos that have become as consistent in our lives as a morning shower. Here are 12 notable beauty products that are pretty much game changers in the whole “getting ready routine”
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