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Chris Got Fit: A journey to a healthier lifestyle

Chris Got Fit: A journey to a healthier lifestyle

Chris Tarpos was born and raised in Stoney Creek, Ontario. He loves making people laugh. And he has a huge crush on Hilary Duff (who he has met again and again and again). At his highest weight, Chris was 350 pounds. In October 2014, Chris […]

How to keep up with your New Year’s Resolutions

How to keep up with your New Year’s Resolutions

Often our New Year’s resolutions centre around maintaining a healthy lifestyle: eating clean, staying active, and taking care of our bodies. But most of the time, these resolutions can get tired by the time February rolls around. It doesn’t take a new year to make a […]

Ecstasy Yoga: A Midsummer’s Dream Kick Off

Ecstasy Yoga: A Midsummer’s Dream Kick Off

Narula’s Banquet Hall was filled with people in glowing white clothes and neon body paint on Friday August 19th. Glow-in-the-dark Ecstasy yoga on Barton Street kicked off the Midsummer’s Dream Yoga fest last weekend, although it was only one of three activities that took place […]

Anthony’s Struggle with Epilepsy — and how you can help

Anthony’s Struggle with Epilepsy — and how you can help

Anthony Thompson had his first seizure just after his second birthday. Shortly after, he was diagnosed with Epilepsy and was having up to 30 seizures per day on average over the course of 10 months. He worked with the McMaster Children’s Hospital to find a treatment. After […]

Sergio Di Giovanni develops memory-aid app

Sergio Di Giovanni develops memory-aid app

Sergio Di Giovanni, brain injury survivor and founder of the app, Qcard, has developed an aid to better the quality of life for those suffering from cognitive and memory-related symptoms. In 2005, at 29 years old, Di Giovanni was hit by a driver running a […]

“Yoga is a Life Raft” with Katie McClelland

“Yoga is a Life Raft” with Katie McClelland

To De La Sol Yoga owner Katie McClelland, yoga is a life raft. After years of struggling with depression and addiction, yoga has been Katie’s salvation. Katie had a 13-year addiction to crystal meth but was teaching yoga for part of it. She lived a paradoxical […]