How To Never Feel Rushed Again

Do you always feel like there’s never enough time? Are you always rushing through your day? Everyone is busy with career and family obligations. Even just the busyness of the day to day can get to you. This type of chronic stress really wreaks havoc on your health. Constantly feeling like there are never enough hours in the day can …

Sitting is the New Smoking

Have you seen articles online saying sitting is the new smoking? Everyone is aware of the health risks of smoking such as cancer, heart attacks and stroke. Smoking can also cause emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and even low back pain. But did you know that sitting too much is also hazardous for your health? Research that came out in 2015 revealed …

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Remember the classic 80s Tina Turner song? “What’s love got to do with it? …What’s love but a sweet old fashioned notion.” Well it turns out that Tina was actually wrong about love, at least as far as heart health is concerned. Everyone knows that regular exercise, good nutrition and getting enough sleep are important for taking care of your …

NEW YEAR’S HABITS VS RESOLUTIONS

Happy New Year, Everyone! I don’t know what it is about going from December 31 to January 1, literally one day to another, but it’s powerful! There’s a sense of a clean slate, a fresh start and that anything is possible. It’s also a time when people sit down to make their New Year’s Resolutions list. For those of you …

3 WAYS TO CREATE CALMNESS THIS CHRISTMAS

‘Tis the season to be stressed out, fa la la la la….. Whether you experience Christmas as a Christian celebration of Jesus’ birth, a secular Holiday Season, or whether you observe Hanukkah or don’t celebrate anything at all, December is a hectic month. Most of us are already maxed out with our day to day obligations of work, family and …

Meditation: Is It Enough?

Research continues to show a huge array of health benefits for people who meditate regularly. These benefits range everywhere from pain relief and reducing menopausal symptoms to helping people to quit smoking. According to the National Institutes of Health, research is showing that meditation physically changes the brain and may help it to process more information. Many celebrities and self-help …

3 WAYS TO AVOID BEING YOUR OWN WORST ENEMY

Are you your own worst enemy? Do you have a constant stream of negative self-talk in your head saying things like, “I never get what I want because I’m not good enough, smart enough, young enough, experienced enough, pretty enough, rich enough, thin enough…”? This negative mindset is the exact reason why you aren’t where you want to be in …

Do You Want To Be Well

There’s a great story about Jesus encountering a man who has been ill for 38 years. He finds him lying by one of five pools where people who are blind, lame and paralyzed have come to be healed. Jesus goes over to the ill man, at which point he asks a seemingly obvious yet very powerful question, “Do you want …

The Myth of Multitasking

OK, who has ever bragged about all the things they have on their to-do list? Who hasn’t gotten pulled into the “You wouldn’t believe how busy I am” game? Women, in particular, are the masters of multitasking. At least that’s what we tell ourselves. For years I got caught up on my daily to-do list. I prided myself in how …

How to Have A Healthy and Happy Summer

Summer is here! We’ve managed to get through the craziness of the end of the school year (which can be super busy whether you have kids in school or not). We have survived the Calgary Stampede and now we’re looking forward to the remaining 6 weeks of summer bliss. At least, that’s the image we have in our heads. However, …