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 September 2019: Your happy-go-lucky attitude is tested now. At times you’re criticized for a bit of a Pollyanna attitude but a healthy optimism has carried you through many past troubles. The problems occur when you are impractical and refuse to see what is right in front of you. Neptune, [. . . more]

AQUARIUS

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Aquarius – January 21 to February 18 September 2019: Most of the planets are not interacting with your sign leaving you in a relative period of calm and opportunity for contemplation. Your ruling planet however is taking you back to your roots, literally or in your mind at least. Memories of the past come forth causing [. . . more]

CAPRICORN

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CAPRICORN – December 23 to January 20 September 2019: Your ruling planet finally makes its station then moves forward again causing all of us to breathe a sigh of relief. Saturn is a demanding planet, known as the taskmaster of the zodiac and many Capricorns reflect this energy and appear very gruff or authoritarian at [. . . more]

SCORPIO

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SCORPIO – October 24 to November 22 September 2019: The Moon’s North Node continues to bring up family issues for you, especially as you ruminate over the past. There may be some family members moving away, perhaps for university or a career change which brings a bit of household turmoil. Some of you may be finding [. . . more]