Anja Jeyendrarajah

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Nigel Slater’s banana and cardamom cake and papaya passionfruit salad

I suppose we all have likes and dislikes – foods we eat too regularly or not at all. Take the banana. I love banana bread, banana ice cream and even banana trifle. I have had the odd drop of golden crème de banane and rate banana custard as one of the most happiness-inducing puddings on earth. And …

Passionfruit

25 Tips for Better Front Squats

<b>When in doubt, do front squats.</b><p>This is one of my favorite strength training mottos (along with "perfect practice makes perfect" and "fast sh*t is …

8 Symptoms That Might Mean You Have Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Laura is a writer, illustrator, and artist living in New York City.<p>Everyone feels nervous sometimes. Usually it happens before a big event, during a …

Depression

Secret Teacher: I love teaching, but I'm tired of feeling like a failure

The unrelenting pressure of the job tipped me into depression. After almost 20 years, I’ve realised that it’s just not worth it<p>When I began teaching 18 years ago, I poured everything I had into it. I started at a tough inner-city Manchester school. I ran after-school football and film clubs, and …

Mental Health

Sleep paralysis: Wide-awake brain, snoozing body - Futurity

Sleep paralysis isn't dangerous, but it is scary. "Someone is awake, but they have no control of their body and might...even see things that aren't …

Japanese Oyakodon: Chicken + Egg + 15 Minutes = Dinner

A couple of weeks back, I said that if ramen is like the hamburger of Japan, then <i>gyudon</i> (simmered beef and rice bowl) is its hot dog. Extending the analogy, I'd say that <i>oyakodon</i> is its pizza—if pizza were the kind of soul-satisfying comfort food that's easy to make at home from scratch, with …

Death by Chocolate Zucchini Bread Is the Healthiest Way to Get Your Extreme Chocolate Fix

Double the chocolate, double the fun.<p>If you see leftover bananas and immediately think "Banana bread," you might be overlooking something when you see the boatload of zucchini being sold at supermarkets right now. I make banana bread at least once a month during the year, but I put that habit on …

America is safer than ever—and yet, it's still ugly and unjust.

America isn’t falling apart. It’s never been safer to be black in America. But it’s still far more dangerous than being white.<p>It was a bad week south …

Law Enforcement

Why does France keep getting attacked?

A round-up of the most prominent theories seeking to explain the recent spate of attacks in France<p>Yesterday’s Nice attack is the 10th suspected …

Human Rights

The impossible task of stopping terrorism

Even as ISIS is failing in Syria and Iraq, its ideology lives on, leading to the murder of 440 people in the past three weeks alone<p>A wounded animal …

Record number of visible minority MPs elected to Commons

Their family histories and beginnings tie them to countries plagued by conflict and upheaval, but in Canada they are making history: the first-ever MPs of Afghan, Somali and Iranian heritage.<p>Those firsts come on the back of a jump in visible-minority representation in the incoming 42nd Parliament – …

Shape of the House

An interactive exploration of the 42nd Parliament<p><b>By Amanda Shendruk and Nick Taylor-Vaisey</b><p>Well, it’s over.<p>Canadians have made their decision after …

Forgiveness: The Secret to a Healthy Relationship

Scientists who study forgiveness have long agreed that it is one of the most important contributors to a healthy relationship. Studies have shown that couples who practice forgiveness are more likely to enjoy longer, more satisfying romantic relationships. Research has even found that people who …

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Are Bananas Really Worth the Calories?

<b>5/5 experts say yes.</b><p>Last year, a zoo in the U.K. attracted international attention when it banned bananas from its primates’ cages. The reason? …

The Best and Worst Chocolates for Weight Loss

The flavonols in chocolate can lower blood pressure, improve your cholesterol profile, and lower your risk of heart attack by up to 31 percent, …

Nutrition

This tea has 10 times more antioxidants than green tea

For years, green tea has gotten high marks for its amazing health benefits— it’s antioxidant-rich, great for your heart and gives your brain a bump. What if you could boost those benefits ten-fold?<p>Enter matcha, a powder made from young green tea leaves. The leaves are placed in shade for two to …

How to Master the Pull-up

Perhaps you found this blog with the hopes of learning how to do your first pull-up, or maybe you want to increase the number you can perform. Some of you may simply want to perfect your form. We'll touch on all these points.<p>So you may be asking yourself, why even bother with pull-ups? Putting it …

7 Foods That Prevent Overeating

Willpower: It’s the key to successful weight loss, right? In fact, no. When it comes to battling the forces of food cravings, relying on your …

Forget toys. New online tool lets others contribute to your child’s RESP

Canadian robo-adviser platforms are hoping to lessen the burden of education savings for parents with a new crowdfunding feature for Registered Education Savings Plans.<p>Smart Money Capital Management, a robo-adviser platform that just celebrated its one-year anniversary, is set to launch a …

5 Classroom Tools to Measure Student Learning

Quizizz<p>Much like Kahoot, Quizizz allows teachers to gather evidence of student learning in a fun, gamified environment. When teachers create …

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

Science shows gender neutral toys empower children, and possibly society at large

The days of pink and blue toy aisles may soon be a thing of the past, as toy manufacturers and big-box retailers move to eliminate gendered toy marketing.<p>While gender equality advocates hail these advances (myself included) as positive, others are less than enthusiastic—and downright …

Feminism

Two Women Are Showing How Damaging Stereotypes Can Be With These Powerful Photos

The "I'm Tired" Project was started to raise awareness of the debilitating impact of everyday discrimination.<p>"For us, if this project changes even one person's mind about the preconceived notions they might be holding, or inspires someone to ask more questions, or even for someone to feel more …

Feminism

Ferguson's radical knitters: "If someone asks me what I’m doing, I say, ‘I’m knitting for black liberation"

One year after Ferguson protests sparked renewed focus on policing in the US, the women of The Yarn Mission continue dialogue about race and social justice<p>In a coffeehouse on the south side of St Louis, a group of women discuss how to knit, purl and dismantle white supremacy.<p>They are The Yarn …

Knitting

3 Kettlebell Moves for Beginners

One of the greatest and most versatile pieces of exercise equipment is also one of the most ignored and improperly used pieces of equipment. It has …

The majority of people are neither introverts nor extroverts, but 'ambiverts'

There's a name for these introvert-extrovert hybrids: ambiverts. And as many as two-thirds of us fall into this category, some research suggests.<p>Extroversion and introversion lie on a spectrum. But while we mostly hear about the extremes, experts have recently taken an interest in those in the …