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5 Ways to Beat Seasonal Depression

Winter is painted as a happy season of fluffy white snow filled with evenings snuggling in front of a fireplace, days of shredding the slopes, nights of tobogganing and laughs with friends and loved ones over hot toddies. But for some people, the cold, short days can make them feel as though they can’t get out of bed in the morning, their mood as grey and grim as Toronto’s winter sky. If you feel lethargic, your mood has been lower than Mariah Carey’s neckline for more than a couple of weeks, and you’re not being the social butterfly that you are, it may be time to see your doctor. For less severe symptoms of SAD, a few lifestyle changes could make you feel more like yourself again.

The New Year brings with it many reasons to consider our future… We typically start by making resolutions that will result in healthier and happier versions of ourselves. Without a plan though, do these resolutions ever become a reality? It is often said that failing to plan is planning to fail. With that in mind, it’s the perfect time to make note of a few simple best practices that you can easily put into place to help ensure your happy and healthy retirement.

How often do you think about your face? No, we’re not referencing how you’d grade it on the facial symmetry/attractiveness scale nor are we alluding to the never far from our aging minds question: do I need Botox? We’re talking about your facial skin, specifically,


BMW’s revolutionary i3 looks like it rolled out of a futuristic sci-fi flick like Demolition Man or Back to the Future. While it still needs roads, the sucker’s electric. Mostly, until it kinda isn’t. Let me explain. The i3 is first and foremost an electric car, ideal for cities


It’s just so impossibly cool. While there’s no way to measure it, the hip factor in Iceland is extremely high. Couple that with the steady stream of visiting Europeans of all stripes, just hanging out or there on business, and you’ve got the one of