Let’s Get Happier

Do you remember this childhood song? “If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands. If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands. If you’re happy and you know it and you’re not afraid to show it, if you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.” So, are you happy? If you’re having difficulty answering with …

Three Exercises for Low Back Spinal Stability.

Dr. Michaud’s favourite Three Exercises for low back spinal stability. I do these three exercises at least twice every day: A. The curl-up. B. The basic plank. C. The side plank.  They are meant to increase endurance of the muscles around your spine. These exercises are low-intensity, which means that they are very safe. The point of these three is …

Why Failure is a Good Thing

What do the Wright brothers, the creators of the Chicken Soup for the Soul books and Ellen DeGeneres all have in common? They all experienced failure on a grand scale before they achieved success! Not only that, it was their failures that played a key role in helping them be successful in their respective fields. While we were all taught …

Mindset in Business

How you approach your life and your business has a huge impact on the level of your health, happiness and success. This is also known as mindset, a word that’s used a lot in the business world. In this video episode of Your Best Self Minute, I examine the difference between being driven vs being inspired. While they may look …

Protect Against Ticks in Alberta

What you should know to protect against Ticks in Alberta The incidence of ticks are rising in Alberta, but don’t let that spoil your fun outdoors this spring and summer. What you should know about Ticks and Lyme disease and how to protect yourself and your loved ones from the pesty critters while enjoying the outdoors. Ticks are parasites that …