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Top 5 Natural Relaxation Tips

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Written by Nana Jokura, ND

Do you experience any of these stress symptoms: muscle tension, poor digestion, sleep problems, irritability or feeling low? Read more

5 Steps to Your Healthiest Self

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Written by Jenn Hall - Wellness Coordinator

Motion is Lotion

You’ve heard the saying, “Move it or Lose it”? It certainly stands true in terms of keeping our bodies fit, functional and mobile. Make it your goal to get at least 30 minutes of moderate to high intensity exercise at least 5 times a week. Make exercise fun by joining a class, grabbing a walking buddy or hiring a trainer to show you the ropes safely. Regular exercise helps maintain a healthy body weight, combats many health conditions and diseases, elevates your mood by releasing endorphins, boosts energy, improves sleep, makes everyday tasks easier, and can be a social opportunity! Read more

For the Working Woman

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Put your hand up if you are a strong, intelligent, successful, motivated, independent, powerful woman. Say “Heck ya!” if you are a mother; a working girl; a business owner; a homeowner; a daughter to an aging parent. Pat yourself on the back if you exercise regularly, watch what you eat, pay your bills on time, walk your dog daily, answer your emails and taxi your children wherever they need to go. So looking at that list, you do realize how incredibly amazing you are, right? You do acknowledge that you work your buns off and you deserve to treat yourself with respect, self-love and some pampering, yes? The easy part is recognizing that you are worth it; the hard part is making it a priority! Read more

Meditation in the Workplace

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

For many of us, we work to live, rather than live to work. It is one of the challenges that we face as Westerners existing in a world that asks us to put in 10-hour workdays, to sit in front of computers for hours on end, and to be perpetually and seemingly inescapably connected to one another by our mobile devices and through our ever-increasing dependency on technology. Read more

Why You Should Be Using Day Cream

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

In case you didn't know, day creams are meant to protect your skin from harmful factors such as pollution or even neglect of your skin. Day creams are generally lighter and meant to nourish the skin; it is advisable to adhere to a good skincare regime to keep your skin healthy. Read more

Shiatsu: The Japanese Finger Pressure Treatment

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Shiatsu is a healing therapy from Japan that is based on ancient Chinese medical practices. The word "shiatsu" translates as "finger-pressure". In a session, the therapist uses fingers, palms, elbows or knees to apply comfortable, sustained pressure to the body. You wear loose clothing for the session and oils are not used. Shiatsu is a natural therapy which can help to relieve pain and stress, strengthen the body and normalize its functions.  Read more

Taking the Time To Just BE

Friday, June 13, 2014

In the words of the epic Ferris Bueller, "Life moves pretty fast, if you don't stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it." Wiser words could not be spoken in our crazy western world. Our contemporary lives are so overfilled with commitments and responsibilities that most of us often find ourselves existing in a constant state of exhaustion, frustration and desperation; trying to keep up to the demands that we impose upon ourselves as we do our best to maintain the overwhelmingly fast pace of our day-to-day lives. Read more

Responsible Skincare in Warmer Weather

Thursday, May 01, 2014

With winter officially over, Canadians have been looking forward to enjoying the warmer weather and having a little fun in the sun. Whether planning a trip to the beach, a hike in the woods or firing up the backyard barbecue with friends, protect yourself and your family from UV exposure. Read more

Connection With Nature - Why It's Important

Thursday, February 20, 2014

In today's hectic world, it can be easy to forget that we are a part of nature's complex system. We're human animals who require a connection with nature for our well-being. To experience health, we need time away from our man-made concrete jungle and indoor environment. Read more

Gluten-free? Not Just a Fad

Friday, February 07, 2014

Gluten-free? Maybe you've seen this label on products and wondered what it means, or maybe you scour the aisles in search of it. What exactly is gluten, why are so many people choosing gluten-free and could it just be a new diet craze? We're going to answer those questions! Read more