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Today’s Solutions: June 25, 2024

What is degrowth and how can i

What is degrowth and how can it help tackle climate change in an inclusive way?

We are indeed finding ourselves in a geological epoch – aka the Anthropocene – when human activity has become so earth-shaking it is throwing entire ecosystems and the planet’s climate out of balance. As the science behind global warming is becoming ever harder to dismiss, humanity is facing Read More...

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Children's growth and nutrition aren't compromised by a veggie diet

It has long been thought that vegetarianism in children can hurt their growth and nutrition as they are missing out on key nutrients that only meat can offer, such as protein and iron. A new St. Michael's Hospital of Unity Health Toronto and TARGet Kids! study has disproven this assumption, Read More...

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Master your "career story" to help you land your dream job

If you’re among the millions of Americans who decided to leave their jobs in the past year, then you'll likely find yourself preparing to interview for new positions now or in the near future. To help you land your new dream job, an important thing to consider is your “career story,” which Read More...

Protein: Why we need it and ho

Protein: Why we need it and how to know if you’re getting enough

We all know that protein is a critical macronutrient, but what exactly does protein do for us and how much should we consume? Protein helps regulate our hormones and takes on building, repairing, and oxygenating the body. It also plays a key role in making enzymes that digest our food. Protein Read More...

4 Ways to spruce up your house

4 Ways to spruce up your houseplants for the new season

Spring has sprung and your closet and bathroom aren’t the only things in need of seasonal cleaning. After a long winter, spring is the perfect time to clean up our houseplants and prep them for the big growing season ahead. Here are four ways to spruce up your houseplants this spring.  Read More...

Looking for a new job? Here’

Looking for a new job? Here’s how to tell if it’s a good fit

The pandemic has disrupted the workplace for many of us. Whether you were let go from your job or just given the perspective to look for a new position, here are 4 tips to finding a job that’s the right fit for you.  Look at the company’s values. The core values of any company will Read More...

Are you an authentic leader? T

Are you an authentic leader? These traits will tell you

Trying to be a charismatic leader when that’s not the type of person you are is incredibly difficult and really stressful. In truth, it’s always hard to be someone you are not. Instead, the best thing you can do as a leader is to tune into your own strengths and weakness in order to lead Read More...

The new sustainability

The new sustainability

Why we need more economic growth, not less, to create a truly viable future. Jurriaan Kamp | June 2011 Read More...