Just in time for the arrival of spring, which often brings milder temperatures, longer days and more sunlight to brighten our moods, April is Stress Awareness Month. What better time to figure out some ways we can relieve the stress we encounter? Don’t you find some days it seem worse than others?
We all know about the importance of exercise, but did you know that it’s still just as important for aging adults to get a proper amount of exercise?
We’ve all experienced awkward moments –- some of us more than others! But did you know there’s an official day in honour of those awkward moments? March 18th is National Awkward Moments Day.
Have you been actively trying to lose weight, but find your results aren’t where you would like them to be? If you’re trying to figure out what’s stopping you from losing weight, read on to discover seven reasons you can’t lose the weight – and how to resolve those issues to push your fitness goals forward!
Our environments affect what and how much we eat more than we care to admit. It could be our physical environment (the kitchen, the office, the bus on the way home from work), a circumstantial environment (who we’re with/social settings) or a relational environment (being with someone that causes us to overeat).
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. The day is an opportunity to celebrate your love and affection for your ‘other’ half in a romantic way. Thankfully, I don’t need to worry that my husband will buy me chocolates; we usually go to the Mexican restaurant where we had our first date for our Valentine’s Day dinner. We get so …
Often times, when children return from playing, they look quite exhausted and ready for a nap. This is the most accurate description, and also quite the truth, as playing is hard work. It’s exhausting to the mind and body and it’s a fun way to become productive and healthy. Games and sports started out as a playful way to address …
Can you imagine being able to change how you feel about yourself and your confidence level with just changing your posture? Oh, the possibilities! It could change so many things, couldn’t it?
Do you often eat until you are full? Or even stuffed? Do you know that eating until full or over-full is a habit that can be changed? One of the most important aspects of healthy eating is often overlooked, and that is the need to eat slowly and mindfully. If done properly, mindful eating will slow down the process, making …
It’s that time of year again. The time when we take steps to a new you in the new year. We make resolutions to eat better, exercise more, take better care of ourselves and set other personal and/or professional goals that we hope to achieve by this time next year.