Life

Gardening a Stress Reducer

Ways to use gardening as both a hobby and a means to reduce stress

Bird Feeders, Baths Need Regular Cleaning

Tips on how to clean your bird feeders and baths for bird lovers

The Benefits of Practicing Meditation

The benefits that can come from meditation and mindful awareness.

  • Apr 26th, 2015
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What was your best car?

    Make Healthier Food Decisions

    Some health tips to increase day to day healthy living

    • Apr 26th, 2015

    Help for Seasonal Allergy Sufferers

    Discussion and help for seasonal allergy suffers this spring

    • Apr 26th, 2015

    Sports Drinks Filled with Sugar

    A look at the actual makeup of popular sports drinks

    • Apr 26th, 2015

    Dr. Smith: Understanding self-harm

    Why is my child doing this? What is going on with youth.

    APPLE EVENT LIVE: The watch, a gold MacBook, HBO on iPhone

    Apple Watch unveiled: lots of features, functions, price tags. So... Do you want it?

    • Mar 9th, 2015

    Most Popular Baby Names in Canada (VIDEO)

    There are lots of kids named Emma and lots of kids named Jackson, according to registered entries on BabyCenter.ca.

    UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 per cent of diet

    No way to sugarcoat this: WHO says sugar should be no more than 5-10 per cent of total calories

    • Mar 4th, 2015

    The Great Llama Chase of 2015, Apparently (VIDEO)

    Humans are always trying to go viral. Turns out, llamas have the secret. Just be themselves. Escape, and be themselves...

    3 in 4 Canadian adults bullied in school: poll

    3 in 4 Canadian adults bullied in school; 46% say their kids were bullied: poll

    • Feb 25th, 2015

    Canada’s maple leaf flag turns 50 this weekend (VIDEO/TIMELINE)

    Once a controversial new design, the maple leaf withstood a battle between Prime Minister John Diefenbaker and Lester B. Pearson

    Youth new face of gambling addiction, data shows

    Younger people more at risk for problem gambling, target of new B.C. action

    • Feb 3rd, 2015

    Part V: Eating Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    Dr. David Smith looks at the effects and symptoms of deadly illnesses like bulimia and anorexia nervosa.

    Part IV: Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health Problems – Which Came First?

    Alcohol and marijuana (or cannabis) are the substances most used by B.C. teenagers, writes Dr. David Smith.

    Lieutenant Governor sponsors youth environment program

    Grants available for teachers, youth educators to provide hands-on experience with community ecosystem projects

    Part III: Youth Dealing with Depression

    We all feel sad from time-to-time – it's a normal and appropriate response to disappointment and loss.

    • Dec 19th, 2014

    Part II: Fear Not – There is Help for Children and Youth with Anxiety

    Everyone has times of feeling anxious, scared or fearful. Without it, we would never have survived as humans, writes Dr. David Smith.

    Part I: Mental Health for Children and Youth – How to Get the Help You Need

    Dr. David Smith says 13 per cent of B.C. youth experience a mental health issue every year – 83,700 children under age 19.