Amy Wood

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Spring Cleaning for the Soul

At the end of a long, contemplative winter, you might be itching to clean out the garage or organize your shed—standard spring cleaning activities. On the other hand, you may have spent the past few m

Is your sunscreen doing the trick?

We’ve all heard it—as pleas from caring parents, product taglines, or public service announcements: “Wear sunscreen to prevent skin cancer!” During summer months we comply—rubbing, spritzing, and slat

The Gift of Trade

Sure, cheer abounds, but so does overindulgence, hyperconsumerism, waste, and financial debt. Amidst the colourful, bright lights that speckle the streets is the cold, hard truth so few North American

5 Meditation Alternatives for Non-meditative Folk

What began many centuries ago as a spiritual practice has taken a comfortable seated position in mainstream culture. Praised by Silicon Valley CEOs and charismatic TV personalities alike, meditation i

Scribble Anxiety Away

Whether you’re actively experiencing anxiety or would simply like to invest in regular self-care and proactive stress management, art therapist Shauna Kaendo recommends the following directive.Grab a

Hacking Activist Burnout

In September 2019, an estimated 6 million concerned citizens worldwide assembled in the streets to strike for the climate. Inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, demonstrators in the

Keeping The Tradition Alive

Exploring Indigenous cuisine in Canada It’s impossible to tell this story without first acknowledging the state of the country—and the world for that matter. At the time of writing this, there are mor