Where are your Sciatica symptoms coming from?

Where are your Sciatica symptoms coming from?

What is sciatica back pain? Sciatica is common in those who perform repetitive movements, have an awkward posture, or lift something heavy. Sciatica is a pain coming from the low back and radiating or shooting down the leg. However, this can become a blanket term for...
22 Acts of Self Care

22 Acts of Self Care

Surround yourself with people who make you feel good – through thick and thin. Call a trusted friend or loved one to vent – putting your feelings to words can help you see them in a different light. Sometimes we just need validation, to be heard, and to feel like we...
Self Care for Me

Self Care for Me

For me, self-care has not come naturally. It has been something I need to make a conscious choice to participate in. In all honesty, I have been struggling at times and wondering why, only to later realize “Oh! I haven’t done anything for me in a long time”. I think...
Practicing self-care

Practicing self-care

There are many approaches to practicing self-care, but the most important goal to remember is to discover a strategy that works best for you and implement this into your routine.  Years ago I found myself saying “I don’t have time for self-care” and I was focused only...
Exercise and Dementia

Exercise and Dementia

Many of you may have heard of many of the benefits of exercise: increased endurance, increased strength and balance, improved mood, improved ability to perform daily tasks, and decreased pain to name a few. New research has now found another benefit of exercise on...
5 Tips for Nurturing Children’s Mental Health Wellness

5 Tips for Nurturing Children’s Mental Health Wellness

 Adults play an important role in the development of children’s mental health by helping them understand their emotions, develop resiliency and foster healthy relationships. Here are some suggestions for nurturing a child’s mental health.  1. Strong relationships A...
Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Here are 14 tips to help you reduce stress and anxiety. Give them a try! What do you have to lose? Accept unusual thoughts When faced with an stressful or negative thought, instead of focusing on it, describe it to yourself as the interest it is and move on. Notice...
5 Tips for Shovelling Snow

5 Tips for Shovelling Snow

Winter has been upon us for about a month now in Northern Ontario, and shovelling snow is on everyone’s mind! Shovelling can be a great excuse to be active outside during the winter months, although most people regard it as a chore. Here are some tips and tricks to...

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