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Jul 29, 2022 @ 1:00 am

Signs of Grooming in Your Child or Teen

Content warning: physical and sexual abuse, grooming, victimization, and trauma. Readers who were around in the 1960s, or who were parented by folks who were growing up in the 60s, may be...

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Content warning: physical and sexual abuse, grooming, victimization, and trauma. Readers who were around in the 1960s, or who were parented by folks who were growing up in the 60s, may be...

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Jun 30, 2022 @ 1:00 am

A Summer of Body Positivity

Most of the world is under the mistaken impression that Manitoba is a year-round land of ice and snow, but we know better. Our summers usually bring perfect beach weather—and with perfect...

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Most of the world is under the mistaken impression that Manitoba is a year-round land of ice and snow, but we know better. Our summers usually bring perfect beach weather—and with perfect...

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May 25, 2022 @ 9:45 pm

The Life-Saving Power of Affirmation

The advancement of LGBTQ rights in Canada has been a steady, if slow, progression. Once same-sex relationships were legalized in 1969—with Trudeau Sr. acknowledging that the state had “no...

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The advancement of LGBTQ rights in Canada has been a steady, if slow, progression. Once same-sex relationships were legalized in 1969—with Trudeau Sr. acknowledging that the state had “no...

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Apr 25, 2022 @ 1:00 am

Smartphone Addiction and the Brain

Years ago, when cell phones were relatively new, people grew concerned that using them might cause harm to our brains. Specifically, the fear was that cell phones might emit deadly radiation, such...

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Years ago, when cell phones were relatively new, people grew concerned that using them might cause harm to our brains. Specifically, the fear was that cell phones might emit deadly radiation, such...

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Mar 25, 2022 @ 1:00 am

Good Grief: Dealing with Loss

There are few human rites of passage that are truly universal. Every culture is different and holds to unique conventions. Some cultures have ceremonies for children reaching a certain age, many...

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There are few human rites of passage that are truly universal. Every culture is different and holds to unique conventions. Some cultures have ceremonies for children reaching a certain age, many...

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Mar 02, 2022 @ 1:00 am

Hijacked: How our Brains (and Beliefs) Can Be Radicalized

On January 6, 2021, pro-Trump protestors stormed the U.S. Capitol. Americans—and yes, Canadians—watched in shock as an “ordinary,” albeit angry, protest turned violent and invasive...

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On January 6, 2021, pro-Trump protestors stormed the U.S. Capitol. Americans—and yes, Canadians—watched in shock as an “ordinary,” albeit angry, protest turned violent and invasive...

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Jan 28, 2022 @ 1:00 am

Dark Days: Dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder

The winter months can be hard. Short days, long nights, cold weather, and shoveling metric tons of snow can all be demoralizing—especially when the snow falls again a day or two later. It’s...

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The winter months can be hard. Short days, long nights, cold weather, and shoveling metric tons of snow can all be demoralizing—especially when the snow falls again a day or two later. It’s...

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Dec 31, 2021 @ 1:13 am

This Next Year, Let’s Be Gentle

As we trudge into our third year of the pandemic, we’re also limping into a brand-new calendar year—and many of us are thinking of making New Year’s resolutions. But as we struggle to...

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As we trudge into our third year of the pandemic, we’re also limping into a brand-new calendar year—and many of us are thinking of making New Year’s resolutions. But as we struggle to...

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