Become an Organ Donor and Save Lives

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Most of us support improving and saving lives through organ and tissue donation, but only a fraction of us actually take the time to register. This disparity between good intentions and actions has real-world consequences. While thousands of people have received the gift of life, others have died waiting because there just are not enough [. . . more]

What the Heck is Mercury Retrograde?

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Although it sounds like the title of a Sci-Fi movie, Mercury Retrograde is an astronomical term for when the planet Mercury appears to be moving backwards in the sky (but isn’t really). All planets can appear to be moving backwards and stationary but Mercury is retrograde most often in a single year and when it [. . . more]

Elder Abuse on the Rise

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Domestic Violence in Canada According to a 2016 study released by the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly, 766,000 Canadian seniors suffered some form of abuse in 2015. It’s expected that reported incidents of elder abuse will continue to rise with the growing senior population — Statistics Canada data shows that seniors in [. . . more]

Vegan Diet on the Rise Worldwide

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Statistics show that more people across the world are choosing to follow a vegan diet. According to Google Trends data, search interest around veganism has increased significantly from 2004 to 2017, with the highest level of interest in Australia, Israel, Canada, New Zealand and Austria. In Canada specifically, B.C., Yukon, Ontario, Nova Scotia and Alberta [. . . more]

Light Exercise Improves Memory

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Anyone over 50 usually notices their memory isn’t what it used to be. However, research has recently found that just 10 minutes of light exercise can help improve memory.  Memory loss is not uncommon for older adults and its one of the first symptoms of aging noticed. We enter a room and realize we forgot [. . . more]

PISCES

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PISCES – February 19 to March 20 December 2019: You’re closing out the year with a bit of eagerness as this past year forced you to confront some thing(s) unpleasant and confusing. Some Pisceans had to focus on getting through a rollercoaster year. A few may have been victimised by someone who pretended to be someone [. . . more]

CAPRICORN

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CAPRICORN – December 23 to January 20 December 2019: Your patience is to be admired. For the last while your planetary ruler Saturn and his buddy Pluto (ruler of Scorpio) have been unearthing all kinds of problems for you. Some were disasters waiting to happen and could have affected you in nearly any area of [. . . more]

SAGITTARIUS

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SAGITTARIUS – November 23 to December 22 December 2019: Your planetary ruler Jupiter moves out of your sign into the next which is Capricorn on December 2nd and that’s good news for earth signs. For you, this next year is largely involved with investing in your work and career, but also the other things that sustain [. . . more]

LEO

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LEO – July 24 to August 23 December 2019: The Mercury retrograde hangover should be over before mid-month and you’ll be glad after the November wallop. However, Mars is now in Scorpio testing you to fight back but you can choose not to. “Conflict cannot survive without your participation.” is a quote attributed to Wayne Dyer [. . . more]

GEMINI

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GEMINI – May 22 to June 21 December 2019: The past year may have brought you a few shocking and unexpected events, or a bit of fright, confusion or disillusionment. Some people may have created serious relationship difficulties for you or you took yourself down some pathway that was ultimately self-destructive. The good news is things [. . . more]