Take Control of Your Menopausal Weight

Take Control of Your Menopausal Weight

In honour of Women’s Health Month we’re aiming to shed some light on how menopause can contribute to abdominal weight gain. Although we cannot prevent the onset of menopause nor the side effects that come with it, we can take positive control over how things play out. Most of us ..Continue Reading

Helping Youth Cope With Mental Illness

Helping Youth Cope With Mental Illness

May 7, 2017 is National Child and Youth Mental Health Day, and this year we’re challenging you to connect with youth in our community. Currently 15% of Canadian youth are facing mental health challenges. That number significantly increases when we look at how this crisis impacts the family unit and ..Continue Reading

What Is Your Anxiety Pointing At?

What Is Your Anxiety Pointing At?

We’ve all seen it before. Someone parks in the handicapped zone. We see them leisurely walk out of their car towards a store. Some of us may wonder how that person is affected. Others might think there’s nothing wrong with them. Some conditions are not always necessarily visible. In fact, ..Continue Reading

Got Omegas On the Brain

Got Omegas On the Brain

In Canada any given year one out of five of us will experience a mental health problem. By the age of 40, one out of every two of us will have or have had a mental illness. These are huge statistics. And thankfully with the increasing open conversation on mental ..Continue Reading

Lymphedema: Prevention First

Lymphedema: Prevention First

I have no personal experience with breast cancer.  The women in my family have been mostly blessed with good health and perhaps good genes. My maternal grandmother battled  bone cancer that metastasized from breast cancer, but I was only five at the time.  My only real memory is of the ..Continue Reading

Heart Break – Ways to Reduce Stress

Heart Break – Ways to Reduce Stress

Spending as little as 10 minutes a day focusing on mindful skills can be enough to dramatically reduce the amount of stress in one’s life.