HuffPost Canada closed in 2021 and this site is maintained as an online archive. If you have questions or concerns, please check our FAQ or contact support@huffpost.com.

self-care

We often try to create the perfect holiday experience for our children and can put immense pressure on ourselves to do so.
You aren't supposed to have all of the answers. You are not supposed to be good at everything.
July 24 is International Self-Care Day. It's the perfect time for all of us to pause and remember just how important self-care is.
No matter how strong your love, if someone is not motivated to help themselves, no matter how much they beg you, you cannot do the work for them.
Proving self-love is so, so important.
When do you decide you're under too much stress? When do you call in sick and take a mental health day? When do you put you at the top of your to-do list? Not often enough, I say - and when we do, it's usually because our body has given us no choice in the matter.
The main problem I faced was a distorted belief system. I felt that love came with accomplishments and accolades. I didn't believe that I was good enough to love as is. When love is missing, a lot of negative stuff comes out of the woodwork: anger, resentment, fear, jealousy.
These tips will help you move towards self-acceptance, wherever you’re starting from.
Standing for hours on end -- as a professional chef, bartender, butcher, home economist or cheese monger -- is hard on the body. Standing, lifting, bending, and twisting for hours on end, often with less-than-ideal posture, frequently results in achy legs and feet, a sore back, and stiff almost arthritic-feeling hands.
North America's culture of fear and hate has again been unmasked and there are people of all ages, both near and far, being discriminated against because of who they love, what they look like, the type of reproductive organs they were born with and the god to which they pray.