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The Cost of Transitioning

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By RIKKI DUBOIS Changing one’s physical gender to match their mental one has many costs. Here in Manitoba, the cost of the gender affirmation surgery (previously known as gender reassignment surgery) is covered by Manitoba Health…

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Chakradance, Rhythm of the Soul

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By TARA MANIAR Dance as a spiritual discipline is an ancient practice that’s been explored by many cultures throughout the ages. The desire to dance is deeply ingrained in the human psyche. In ancient cultures, dance…

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Self Loving

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By ADINA LAKSER Although Woody Allen calls it “Having sex with someone you love,” most of us don’t have such a positive association with masturbation. Even the word makes us want to giggle. Although masturbation isn’t…

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Cervical Health

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By ADINA LAKSER This October 16 to 20, the Federation of Medical Women of Canada will launch the 10th annual National Cervical Cancer Awareness campaign. Every year, the campaign emphasizes the importance of cervical screening, provides…

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Don’t Forget to Have Fun!

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Without the pleasure principle, achieving goals is a hollow victory. By ADINA LAKSER Fall, and the start of a new school year, is often a time of goal-setting. We could set intentions around increasing professional stature,…

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International Day for Yoga

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By TARA MANIAR The International Day for Yoga, often called World Yoga Day, was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly [UNGA] on Dec 11, 2014 as a promotion for global health, harmony and peace. …

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