With the holiday season upon us, the most important gift we can give to our family, friends and loved ones is the chance to connect on a deep and meaningful level. This means turning off our devices and giving others our full attention, empathy, love and support. Meani...

 

 

Stressed about the holidays? You may want to exercise. Virtually any form of exercise, from aerobics to yoga, can act as a stress reliever. You don’t have to be an athlete; even a little exercise can go a long way in helping you manage stress. Here are some more bene...

Do you feel sad after visiting Facebook? Researchers at the University of Austria have found that spending time on Twitter and Facebook can make us feel more depressed then if we were just browsing non-social media sites, even if we felt fine before. The researchers ga...

Today’s headlines caught my eye, as something called “Rushing Woman Syndrome” was splashed across the front of the paper. I decided to investigate and found that “Rushing Woman Syndrome” was coined by Australian nutritionist Libby Weaver in her book of the same name. W...

According to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation (CAMH), 1 in 5 Canadians suffer from mental health problems. The other 4 will know a friend or family member who sometime in their life will have a mental health issue. In other words, mental health iss...

Do you need to walk at super speed in order to reap the many benefits that walking offers? The key to unlocking the benefits of walking lies in how often you walk, not how fast. Studies continue to show that walking has a significant impact on health, such as lowering...

Clara Hughes, is one of only 5 Olympians to win medals in both the Summer and Winter Olympics, and the only one to win multiple medals in both. She competes in both cycling and speed skating. This year, at 39, she competed in her 5th Olympic games in road cycling. Asid...

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