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Decolonizing your teen’s bookshelf

Decolonizing your teen’s bookshelf

The project of decolonization requires readers, young and old, to diversify the stories they consume
Do we have to argue over every darn thing?

Do we have to argue over every darn thing?

Here's what you need to know about conflict resolution from someone who teaches it for a living. 
Mental wellness: Microaggressions lead to health issues, says UBC expert

Mental wellness: Microaggressions lead to health issues, says UBC expert

People who experience microaggressions tend to have serious health and sleep problems, as well as higher levels of inflammation, said Nancy Sin
Metrotown’s next great Burnaby hot pot restaurant is now open in a 'big way'

Metrotown’s next great Burnaby hot pot restaurant is now open in a 'big way'

Big Way Hot Pot is different than all-you-can-eat concepts
Ask Ellie: Arguing with self-righteous son is useless

Ask Ellie: Arguing with self-righteous son is useless

When adult children control access, connect with grandkids whichever way’s accepted. Strong opinions are best unmentioned, unless serious problems arise.
Hey, Colleague: Can you remain friends with ex-colleagues?

Hey, Colleague: Can you remain friends with ex-colleagues?

Hey, Colleague: Practical advice on careers and maintaining a work-life balance.
Ask Ellie: Stories of grief can offer glimmer of hope for future

Ask Ellie: Stories of grief can offer glimmer of hope for future

Readers offer strategies for getting through the worst, and, to their own surprise, reported acceptance, peace of mind, even hope.
Are social movements making male leaders more empathetic? UBC study indicates yes

Are social movements making male leaders more empathetic? UBC study indicates yes

Diversity trainings can be effective but it depends on who's leading them
Ask Ellie: Strained relationship is complex territory

Ask Ellie: Strained relationship is complex territory

Grandmother should tread lightly when it comes to son's marriage
Ask Ellie: Relatives should help struggling couple, for children's sake

Ask Ellie: Relatives should help struggling couple, for children's sake

Whenever adults are aware of innocent children needing their safety assured, they can turn their compassion to looking into possible solutions, and help improve the children’s current lives and futures