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...
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...
Five Tips to Reduce Stress

Five Tips to Reduce Stress

One of the things we are bound to experience at one time or another in our lives is stress. Stress is undoubtedly a universal experience that we all experience but the ways in which we are affected by stress and manage stress is surely different from one person to the...
Proper Backpack and Bag usage

Proper Backpack and Bag usage

Back to School School is back in session and summer holidays coming to an end for grown ups too! It’s a great time to talk about how to carry all your belongings to and from school/work. Backpacks, shoulder bags, purses, luggage carriers are all wonderful inventions...
Acute versus Chronic injury and pain

Acute versus Chronic injury and pain

In practice people often ask what is the difference between acute and chronic injury. Acute injury and pain are not interchangeable or necessarily correlated and the same goes for chronic injury and pain. Generally, acute injury is an injury that occurs suddenly. This...
Weight lifting for beginners

Weight lifting for beginners

Looking to start lifting weights? Weight training is one of the best ways to build muscle strength and endurance, I can also decrease back pain, improve balance, help with postural issues, and maintain bone mineral density. Despite all these benefits, working out...

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