• The quality of your sleep depends so much on the quality of your sleep environment.

  • Dreams are fascinating and enigmatic. What can psychology and science tell us about what – and why – we dream?

  • Meditation is often recommended as a way of reducing stress and even improving health. Find out what it involves.

  • Sleep appears so simple: lie down, close your eyes, and doze. But sleep can be a complicated matter!

  • Pain is an unfortunate part of life. Even though everyone encounters it, our experience, sensitivity, and tolerance to pain vary greatly. One person may suffer from small aches while another will tolerate walking on a broken ankle. Still, everyone needs pain relief now and then. This month, we take a look at some of the conditions that may cause you pain and what you can do to find pain relief.

  • Canada's population is graying, with almost 5 million seniors - people aged 65 and over - making up almost 14% of our population as of 2009. And that number is growing fast as more of us are living longer, healthier lives. Here are some tips for healthy living in your "golden years."

  • Like good nutrition and exercise, adequate sleep is part of a healthy lifestyle. Sleep deprivation is an unrecognized cause of many problems, including accidents, illness, and poor job performance. It affects many people, and it's on the rise. Find out how your sleep habits could be affecting you, and what you can do to get a good night's sleep.

  • Considering you spend a good third of your life asleep, you'd think you would know a lot about it, right? Find out how really sleep-savvy you are with this 4-part fact-or-fiction quizzzzzz...

  • Feeling stressed? Most of us feel pressured by the demands of daily life. But sometimes too much stress can make you sick. Reducing stress can help improve your overall health and energy. Find out how to simplify your life, get support, and use relaxation techniques to fight stress.

  • Been meaning to lose a few pounds for a while? Read more about weight loss for optimal health, common dieting myths, and healthy lifestyle tips.

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