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How to make the power of perspective work for you

How to make the power of perspective work for you

If anyone knows about the power of perspective, it’s Orlando Bowen. After a vicious parking-lot assault ended his CFL career in 2004, the Brampton-based father of three could have become bitter or vengeful, or perhaps even worse, given up on his dreams. But instead,...

How to Avoid Salt’s Dark Side

How to Avoid Salt’s Dark Side

Next time your paycheck comes up short, spare a thought for the soldiers of ancient Rome. They were paid partly in salt, after all, which wouldn’t cover too many bills these days. Then, when the soldiers retired from the army, they became...wait for it...seasoned...

5 Tips to Be A Little More Active from a CFL All-Star

5 Tips to Be A Little More Active from a CFL All-Star

Even Grey Cup winners drag their butts sometimes. Two-time CFL all-star Tommy Europe, 47, admits as much. Now retired, the defensive back-turned-fitness coach, actor and TV host is more than familiar with mid-afternoon slumps while working in his home office. That’s...

These food swaps make healthy snacking a snap

These food swaps make healthy snacking a snap

There are some seriously strange items sold by vending machines these days. Live bait? Check! Gold bars? You betcha! Real human hair? It’s the bald truth! Vending machines may have veered off into some weird directions, but their unhealthy snack staples remain the...

Snack for the win with these easy Game Day recipes

Snack for the win with these easy Game Day recipes

We’ve all been there: A glorious win by our favourite team in the bag, we high-five our way into the kitchen only to find...what? A sad little sack of potato chips? A slice or two of soggy, greasy pizza? A few take-out chicken wings that look like they came from a...

5 awesome ways to get active at work

5 awesome ways to get active at work

According to “101 Ways to Flip the Bird,” the freshly unemployed gentleman in the video above performs “The Double Draw.” The hilarious 2007 book also points out that our hero could have kicked the insult up a notch by blowing on his fingertips before holstering his...

How fandom and health make a great team

How fandom and health make a great team

Here’s some amazing news for football fans: Your team just signed Mike Reilly! OK, that didn’t actually happen. Sorry! On a personal level, however, the real amazing news is much better than landing a superstar QB. According to recent research, being a sports fan can...

What colour pee is healthy? Here’s what we know

What colour pee is healthy? Here’s what we know

When it comes to extinguishing campfires and melting snow banks — and hopefully not destroying cell phones — the colour of your pee doesn’t matter much. But it does say a lot about the state of your health. Keep reading to find out what pee colour means, and what...

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