Health & Fitness

Long Read: Is Transcendental Meditation All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

Long Read: Is Transcendental Meditation All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

Transcendental Meditation promises life-changing effects for its followers. Or is it just another cultish cash grab?

Weed Coast: Pot for Parenting

Weed Coast: Pot for Parenting

Sujinder Juneja joins us as our new pot columnist, starting with this edition of Weed Coast.

Weed Coast: A Strain to Treat the Pain

Weed Coast: A Strain to Treat the Pain

"I have learned that there are really two main routes to go in effectively treating pain: a high-CBD strain or a heavy indica."

Weed Coast: A Love Potion Perfect for Valentine’s Day

Weed Coast: A Love Potion Perfect for Valentine’s Day

"This year, I’m asking this mood-setting, inhibition-lowering, sexy strain to be my Valentine."

We Tried It: Boxing Before Wine at Turf

We Tried It: Boxing Before Wine at Turf

On the hunt for the city's best workout, we stop in at the new cool Kitsilano gym/eatery/hang out spot, Turf.

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Gift Idea: Here’s How to Win the Best-Friend-of-The-Year Award

Gift Idea: Here’s How to Win the Best-Friend-of-The-Year Award

Treat them to one of the city's best spa packages (and maybe even indulge in one yourself while you're at it).

Weed Coast: The Soothing Strain That Will Combat the January Blues

Weed Coast: The Soothing Strain That Will Combat the January Blues

"I was awake enough to apply a face mask and take a bath, but relaxed enough to actually enjoy it."

Weed Coast: This Marijuana Strain Will Have You California Dreamin’

Weed Coast: This Marijuana Strain Will Have You California Dreamin’

"Maybe I am still riding on the high of patchouli oil, palm trees and Melrose Ave., but something about this weed was remarkably reminiscent of my time in Cali."

5 Easy Workouts to Kickstart Your 2018

5 Easy Workouts to Kickstart Your 2018

Quick, while resolve is still high: get that sweat on with these five no-equipment exercises.

Photos: Polar Bear Swim

Photos: Polar Bear Swim

Were you brave enough to take the plunge this year? Maybe these pics from last winter will inspire you for 2019.