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Why video games are good for kids

Video games can isolate children socially and distract them from homework, right? In fact, they may not be so bad...


6 steps to mentorship

How to find a mentor, plus how to be a great teacher


Can mentorship change your life?

Absolutely, if you choose straight-talking mentors who have your best interests at heart


“How cheese saved my life.”

Petra Cooper's passion took on a rural focus when she turned to cheese making for health and happiness


7 ways work friends are good for you

You may not share the same interests or hang out after hours, but studies show that work friendships are good...


How to start volunteering

Want to help but not sure where to start? Follow these tips to help you find a volunteer position that's...


How volunteering can make you healthier and happier

When Rebecca Field Jagger's marriage fell apart, she found that volunteering helped her heal


3 green dish soaps that work

We tried three "green" dish detergents on dirty dishes left out for hours. Here's what we found

How to rescue a pet

If you plan to rescue a pet, make sure you're truly committed


Healthy holiday gift ideas over $100

Give the gift of better health this year with these health-inspired gift ideas


Healthy holiday gift ideas under $50

Give the gift of better health this year with these health-inspired gift ideas, all under $50


Healthy holiday gift ideas under $20

Give the gift of better health this year with these health-inspired gift ideas, all under $20


Healthy holiday gift ideas under $100

Give the gift of better health this year with these health-inspired gift ideas, all under $100


7 reasons why sex is good for you

Research from around the world encourages us to embrace sex with gusto. Here's why it's so healthy


6 cute picks for home office decor

These pretty but practical products will help you get down to business


5 secrets to an organized home office

Here's how one woman got control of hers and reduced her stress'and how you can, too

14 pregnancy tips from women who’ve been there

Pregnant, or planning to be? Check out this advice from the real experts'Canadian moms who've been through it, too


Expert advice: How do I find my soulmate?

How do you know if he's "The One"? Here are answers from two leading Canadian relationship experts'and share your own...


Should you talk about family members behind their backs?

What's the best way to mend intra-family squabbles?


10 tips for a healthy Halloween

Yes, this is a candy-eating holiday, but there are lots of ways to have a healthy Halloween experience. Check out...


5 things everyone should know about premature birth

Pregnant, or trying to be? Make sure you're prepared for the possibility of a premature birth with these five tips

5 ways to stop feeling overwhelmed

Follow these steps to feel more in control of a hectic life


3 steps to finding your passion

Looking for a career change? Start by figuring out what you're most passionate about


How to find love in the 21st century

There are plenty of accessible ways to meet your match. Here's how to find love in today's hectic world


5 habits for eco-friendly food shopping

Want to make your grocery shops greener? Keep the following practices in mind when planning menus, shopping for food and...


4 green cleaners that work

Best Health's associate editor Lisa Hannam gave some green cleaners a go. Here are four that worked for her


Decorating baby’s room: How to make a small nursery appear larger

Often the smallest room in the house is chosen as the nursery'and the room can seem cramped when it's time...