Top 5 Eco Friendly Lunch Tips

Top 5 Eco Friendly Lunch Tips

As the amount of plastic showing up in our environment becomes an increasing concern, it is the small things that we can do to help prevent more damage to our beautiful planet. It’s not only our children who need to pack lunches, but many of us in the working community ..Continue Reading

We’ll Be Your Coach

We’ll Be Your Coach

This month let’s focus on bringing in the new year and how our team of professionals can assist you with making 2018 the most successful year ever. With the start of a new year, it is natural to be desirous of making new changes.  The research indicates that 80% of ..Continue Reading

Holiday Bill of Rights

Holiday Bill of Rights

What if peace on earth could begin at the dinner table? Imagine experiencing an inner peace, free from worrying about what to eat.  It is difficult to enjoy the holidays when you are preoccupied with eating or concerned about what to say to friends and family who make it a ..Continue Reading

Trauma and Chronic Pain: Understanding the Mind, Body Connection

Trauma and Chronic Pain: Understanding the Mind, Body Connection

As a therapist, the question often comes if one issue can influence another issue a client may be experiencing. The answer is yes. More and more clients report experiencing the effects of chronic pain. What’s more, there are also an increasing amount of clients that consult for trauma. How do ..Continue Reading

Ending Isolation and Loneliness

Ending Isolation and Loneliness

According to the World Suicide Prevention Day website, 800 000 people end their lives through suicide, but it is thought that as many as 25 times that number have attempted in doing so. Isolation plays a large role with regards to this. Many who have attempted suicide have said that ..Continue Reading

Self-Care the Lavallee Way

Self-Care the Lavallee Way

Each year July 24 is recognized as International Self-Care Day (ISD). This is a worldwide campaign designed to bring awareness to the importance of self-care and to encourage the general public to practice responsible self-care 24 hours a day seven days a week. At the Lavallee Health Centre, we understand ..Continue Reading

Brain Hacking to Move Better: Coach Patricia & Balance Program Fitness

Brain Hacking to Move Better: Coach Patricia & Balance Program Fitness

Using the Brain to Fix the Body We partnered with Patricia Careau, owner of L.E.A.P High Performance School of Fitness to facilitate the movement requirements of our Balance Program. It is Patricia’s unique approach to physical fitness that make her a natural fit for our holistic wellness programming. Patricia Careau ..Continue Reading

Men Can Ask For Help Too

Men Can Ask For Help Too

As men, we are taught early on to be providers. We sacrifice a lot to make sure our loved ones are well taken care of. And that can mean putting our own personal stuff on the back burner. And yet, like anything else, it can creep back into our lives ..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