3 Things You And Your Doctor Don’t Know About Your Heart

by Dr. Jennifer Harrison Ah, the human heart; the subject of so many poems and songs about heartache as well as joy and love. Everyone knows that the heart pumps blood to your brain and the rest of your body, that exercise is good for your heart and that too much stress can lead to heart attacks. It’s also common …

Sugar: Are You Getting Too Much of a Good Thing?

By Dr. Jennifer Harrison Who didn’t grow up being given candy or a cookie as a “treat”? The majority of us have this belief that sweets are a positive thing associated with being rewarded and feeling good. While it’s true that every cell in our body needs sugar/glucose to operate properly, the reality is that there can be too much …

Are You Ready To Take 100% Responsibility For Your Life?

By Dr. Jennifer Harrison Are you excited about the New Year? Once again we get a fresh start, making new resolutions and setting new goals. But, what’s going to make it different this year compared to last year, or the year before that? Were you able to stop smoking? Were you successful in achieving your weight loss goals? Did you …

No Time Like The Present

By Dr. Jennifer Harrison How often do we say, I don’t know where the time goes, time sure flies or I never have enough time? I have to admit that I tend to use these phrases more often than I should. For some people they may feel like they have too much time on their hands. Certainly as we enter …

Back To School Zen

BACK TO SCHOOL ZEN No, that’s not a typo, I said Zen. How is that possible, you ask? What with all the “Back to School Sales” popping up just as you’re getting your summertime groove on? Whether you have kids who are going back to school, you’re going back to school, or even if you don’t fall into either of …

TO BBQ OR NOT TO BBQ, THAT IS THE QUESTION by Dr. Jennifer Harrison, July 1, 2016

Summer time and BBQs just naturally go together. However, did you know that barbecuing can be extremely unsafe? Research has revealed the dangers of barbecuing ranging from the carcinogens that are created from charring when meat is cooked at high temperatures (HCAs – heterocylic amines), to the toxins in the smoke created from burning fat drippings that have fallen through …

Dr. Jennifer Harrison Book Signing

Dr. Harrison is pleased to announce that her book Stressed Self to Best Self™: A Body Mind Spirit Guide to Creating a Happier and Heathier You is now available in store at the Chinook Chapters location! The Macleod Trail Chapters at 9631 Macleod Trail SW will also have her books (including Jack Canfield’s The Soul of Success for which Dr. …

Dr. Jennifer Harrison Course May 15, 2016

On Sunday, May 15, 2016, Dr. Jennifer Harrison will be teaching a one day course based on her book, Stressed Self to Best Self™: A Body Mind Spirit Guide to Creating a Happier and Healthier You. The course will be held at Active Back to Health Centre. During this course you will learn valuable stress management tools encompassing six main …