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Last year, when Lauren Parkes — a Toronto resident with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) — was faced with COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns, her symptoms were aggravated. She lost awareness of time and she struggled with impulsive and disordered eating. Read more: ADHD in adults can be life-threatening when left untreated: experts When she applied
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The COVID-19 pandemic has put our friendships and relationships to the test, with many Canadians disagreeing on restrictions, politics and obeying lockdown regulations. If you’re not seeing eye-to-eye with one of your friends, it’s still important to respect each other’s boundaries, says Toronto-based relationship expert Jessica O’Reilly. Read more: Feeling alone? Here’s how to make
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While COVID-19 has heightened hardships for those enrolled in language classes and programs, language instructors and researchers say it has also highlighted innovative learning practices that could be applied in Canada, to work towards better supporting education. The communities engaged in second-language learning classes range from newcomers and refugee families learning English for jobs and
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With lockdown measures, stay-at-home orders, curfews and the closure of fitness facilities, the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically restricted people’s movement. Physical activity and exercise have multiple known health benefits, from weight loss, to improving cardiovascular health, to reducing stress. Read more: Is it safe to wear face masks while exercising? Experts weigh in It is
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Understandably, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, most people are worried about their health, their family’s well-being and staying safe. The “lesser” side effects — damage to our personal relationships or social lives, for example — tend to go ignored. The ability to meet new people organically at coffee shops, concerts, a friend’s wedding or at bars
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Prince William and Prince Harry won’t walk side-by-side Saturday as they follow their grandfather’s coffin into the church ahead of Prince Philip‘s funeral, minimizing the chances of any awkward moments between the brothers, who are grappling with strained relations since Harry’s decision to step away from royal duties last year. Buckingham Palace on Thursday released
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With the COVID-19 restrictions and the closures of schools in some provinces, keeping kids entertained while they’re stuck at home has been difficult for parents. Toy Insider’s Laurie Schacht, who recently joined The Morning Show, says there are simple and affordable ways to keep kids occupied. From moulding your own ice cream scoops to engaging
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Striking up a conversation with a stranger in-person is already hard enough, but breaking the ice while dating online during COVID-19 has added extra challenges. Sex and relationship expert Jessica O’Reilly recently visited The Morning Show to discuss the do’s and don’ts of navigating online dating. According to O’Reilly, a number of don’ts include: “playing
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