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How to stay inspired this winter

Marie-Ève Gosemick
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The third Monday of January has been baptised Blue Monday because it is reported to be the most depressing day of the year. Even if the lack of light is tempting us into hibernation, the so-called dead season nevertheless harbors the potential to nourish our inspiration. Use the following tips to counteract the shortage of ideas this winter.

Leave books lying around your house

Katlyne Lefebvre
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Your teenager has to register for CEGEP this year … what are ways to help? You probably think that he or she is too young to choose their orientation. If we would all do the exercise of retracing our journey, what would our conclusions be? Was it a straight line? For many, there have been detours and cross roads.

OUR LOCAL FAVORITES

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In an ongoing effort to support and promote local producers, the Strøm team is going to introduce you to its favorite addresses on Nuns’ Island, in Mont-Saint-Hilaire and Sherbrooke. Have fun discovering our favorites!

5 books to rethink the world

Nicolas Gendron
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Writers are precious witnesses of their time and they do not hesitate to shake up the established order. They might question it head on or observe it from the sidelines, but they are rethinking the world we live in, which nowadays appears to be feverish and troubled in many ways, but they are also the bearer of hope.

Leaving your marks off the slopes in Quebec

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In the beginning of the colder season, the snow is still spares, but your legs are already itching to get going! And to change it up this winter, why not try out to go off-piste in Quebec? Whether it is skiing, snowshoeing or a combination of skiing and snowshoeing on a Hok ski (skishoeing), get off the beaten track and explore the woods bursting with snow. Attention, these activities may be highly addictive!

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