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Hey, Colleague: How do you deal with toxic work environments?

Hey, Colleague: How do you deal with toxic work environments?

The current iteration of capitalism has given birth to workplaces that don't prioritize health, family, and balance. If we continue on this path, we will only drive ourselves to burnout and unhappiness.
Ask Ellie: Move on from years of putdowns from bully father

Ask Ellie: Move on from years of putdowns from bully father

Get back to therapy because you’re too accomplished/smart to let his past persist in your self-image.
PARTIAL RECALL: Week of May 19, 2022

PARTIAL RECALL: Week of May 19, 2022

Free Will Astrology for the week of May 19

Free Will Astrology for the week of May 19

ARIES (March 21-April 19) : "The only way to the truth is through blasphemy," declared Aries author Flannery O'Connor. I appreciate the cheeky sentiment, but I don't believe that all truth requires blasphemy.
Ask Ellie: Open discussion is key when making change in relationship

Ask Ellie: Open discussion is key when making change in relationship

Relationships can be very frustrating for either party when one person changes what went before.
Ask Ellie: Learn to speak up for yourself by leading with empathy

Ask Ellie: Learn to speak up for yourself by leading with empathy

Dear Ellie: I was brought up to be risk-averse, run from fights, avoid trouble/confrontation. It’s kept me self-protective. Now middle-aged, I feel somewhat like a coward… wondering if I should stand up in some situations.
Ask Ellie: Sexless marriage rarely only one partner's fault

Ask Ellie: Sexless marriage rarely only one partner's fault

It’s not only up to the husband to resolve whatever’s caused the wife to disengage from sex and intimacy (or vice versa)
13 recently renewed shows filming in Vancouver this spring

13 recently renewed shows filming in Vancouver this spring

The Good Doctor, The Flash, Upload and Peacemaker are just a few of the filmed-in-Vancouver TV renewals.
Opinion: Friendships end for many reasons, including differences exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic

Opinion: Friendships end for many reasons, including differences exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic

Friendships can end for many reasons, like a betrayal of trust or changing circumstances. The pandemic has highlighted fundamental belief differences between people, which has affected relationships.
Ask Ellie: Finding inspiration in the obituaries of strangers

Ask Ellie: Finding inspiration in the obituaries of strangers

Obituaries, sad for the families, shine a light beam on the adventures, achievements, and especially, the love a lifetime can bring to those who seek and honour it.