Posts Tagged ‘lifestyle’

To cry or not to cry? That is the question

Crying is a common bodily response that corresponds with many emotions. But why exactly does it happen?  Psychologists have been trying to answer this question for decades. In 2014 the American Psychological Association released an article titled Why we cry, digging deeper into culture and gender relations in terms of crying.   There’s yet to be…

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Living a feminist lifestyle 

Feminism as a political movement asks difficult questions. These questions probe the idea of equality, namely how close our current society is to achieving it, and what else needs to be done on political and social fronts to close the remaining gap.    Feminism as a philosophy asks questions that are even more difficult. These questions aim to uncover the…

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The country house and the city house

It may sound surprising, but the majority of residents in compact urban centres use less fossil fuel, walk more, bike regularly, and use public transit more frequently than their counterparts in the country. For most city dwellers, their way of life has not been a conscious decision, but rather is the result of extenuating factors…

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Pray the fat away

I may not be speaking for all of us here in the Dalhousie community, but until recently I had never considered “praying and seeking God’s wisdom” as a step on the path to improved physical fitness. However, with the fear of the freshman 15 looming, I decided to look into the faith-fitness connection. Apparently, I’m…

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