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Nova Scotia Sea School instructors and students sail Halifax harbor in June, 2013. On board, from left: instructors Evan Cervelli, David Gibling, and Dave MacCulloch, with students Elizabeth Wile, Jeanelle Sequeira, Dahlia Colman, Krista Grunsky, Joseph Marko, and Jessie Sison. Photographs by Aaron McKenze Fraser
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Teenagers leave the comforts of home and phone, live together on a tiny boat, and discover how to be alone and how to pull together. It’s not easy, but it’s unforgettable.

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Features

Depending upon how we use it, envy can either feed dissatisfaction or help us aspire to bring the goodness we desire into our own lives.

tiny door on a stormy day leading to a boat on calm seas
Features

Fifteen years after Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy was introduced to the world, this groundbreaking treatment only reaches a small percentage of people suffering from depression. Two innovators want to change that.

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Living

Our brain can move very fast, and that can be a real problem. The tendency to make split-second assessments of people can lead to disastrous outcomes.

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Living

Although there’s lots of scientific information floating around about our brains, Barry Boyce explains, there’s still so much we don’t really understand.

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