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BEYOND LOCAL: How to break up with people you see all the time

BEYOND LOCAL: How to break up with people you see all the time

The key is communication and kindness
BEYOND LOCAL: Are we born afraid of snakes, spiders, heights and strangers?

BEYOND LOCAL: Are we born afraid of snakes, spiders, heights and strangers?

Researcher says the big takeaway from her review is that parents, media and other external factors play a big role in shaping children’s fears
ONTARIO: Thought you couldn't make your own curling rink? You were wrong

ONTARIO: Thought you couldn't make your own curling rink? You were wrong

Doug Strum recently hosted a bonspiel on a pond on the family farm
CANADA: The struggle faced by Canadian adults with autism

CANADA: The struggle faced by Canadian adults with autism

When a person with autism turns 18, funding and other social supports are not as readily available
BEYOND LOCAL: How much is business success dependent on luck?

BEYOND LOCAL: How much is business success dependent on luck?

Expert says no rule exists for achieving exceptional performance because it usually required doing something different or novel
BEYOND LOCAL: Women CEOs negotiate better severance than men, expert says

BEYOND LOCAL: Women CEOs negotiate better severance than men, expert says

However, it may not be for the right reasons
BEYOND LOCAL: On Family Day, take some time to reflect on what the word really means

BEYOND LOCAL: On Family Day, take some time to reflect on what the word really means

Experts say policy often excludes extended family as well as relations beyond biological or individual family members
BEYOND LOCAL: The danger of overusing the word 'hero' when describing survivors of trauma

BEYOND LOCAL: The danger of overusing the word 'hero' when describing survivors of trauma

Assistant Professor of History says the hero label may impede the survivors' processing of trauma
BEYOND LOCAL: Are you a cat whisperer? Reading cats is not always an easy task

BEYOND LOCAL: Are you a cat whisperer? Reading cats is not always an easy task

Cats are capable of a expressing a wide range of emotions through facial expressions and body language
BEYOND LOCAL: Addicted to your phone? Here are some tips for disconnecting

BEYOND LOCAL: Addicted to your phone? Here are some tips for disconnecting

Take stock of your cellphone use and set boundaries, experts suggest