Carly Burow

Being Mindful of the Mindfulness Trend

Have you ever participated in any of the mindfulness or meditation trends? Using the new Calm app, going to meditation circles, or delving into the ‘self-help’ plans propagated by the media? Before you dive into the mindfulness meditation (MM) trends, you should ensure you’re aware of both their benefits and faults. MM trends have swept Read the full article…


Too Hot to Handle: Ecological Responses to Wildfire Disturbance

The steady increase in area burned by wildland fires in Canada is projected to double as climate change increases, making it really too hot to handle (Government of Canada, 2020). While this can be scary to us as humans, the local wildlife is left helpless as the flames consume their homes.  This disturbance prompts community Read the full article…


Behind the sport: figure skating

A successful figure skater must have a combination of steady balance, speed, strength, control, and grace. The seemingly effortless jumps and spins can be deceiving until you give them a try yourself. Exploring the rigorous forces involved in every maneuver, the intense psychological aspect, and the conditioning techniques gives us a behind-the-scenes look at a Read the full article…


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