Tag Archives: happiness

Mental Illness – Improvements can come from love and music rather than drugs

  By Joy Hinman Health is wholeness and vitality of mind, body and spirit. But when mental illness strikes, it can be a tremendous challenge for both patient and caregiver. Here is a story of a married couple, Marshall and … Continue reading

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Stress and the marketing of happiness

Anna Bowness-Park “The fantasy of happiness is sold to us every day. We live in a society that does everything in its power to eliminate sadness, sickness and all the negatives of life,” said Dr. Nima Rahmany from Maple Ridge. “And it … Continue reading

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Happiness and the winter of discontent.

By Glenn Laycock There was an interesting report released last week by the United Nations.  The “World Happiness Report” or “Happiest Places to Live”.   Canadian’s rated very well on the report – we are really a happy-go-lucky bunch apparently – … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary! 7 Health Headlines Take Top Billing

I am lighting the candles on a cake to celebrate my one-year anniversary of publishing on the Simcoe County online paper!  Celebrate with me – fifty-two weeks – and here is the fifty-second column!  It has been an eye-opening journey … Continue reading

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What does “The Great Gatsby” have to do with Your Health?

This movie spectacle, based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic, poses a question: “Can money buy happiness?”  Spoiler alert here… Jay Gatsby, despite his wealth and extravagance, does not find happiness or success in love. ‘Happiness-economics’, says UBC professor, Elizabeth … Continue reading

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