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Belief – its effect on health

By Joy Hinman What we believe matters! Our thoughts, convictions, beliefs have effects on the body. For example, the effect “stress“ has on us is  a hot topic in the news – including warnings and health tips to lessen or … 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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5 Health Tips from the Schoolyard

  All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, the best seller by Robert Fulghum, is a book about the basic rights and wrongs of life – simple, clear, concise. While they come from things we learn early on, they … 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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Looking Lazy Looks Good on You!

‘Looking Lazy’ is not a new line of summer dresses – it is the look and feel you want to achieve when you take that mental and physical break from daily demands. In a study released by Expedia.ca, 40 percent … Continue reading

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Is cynicism bad for our health?

Anna Bowness-Park Gazing at a sea of red tulips, or driving under a canopy of glorious blossoms can be one of the most uplifting moments of a spring day, something to enjoy, and also to remember on cold winter days. … Continue reading

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One Healthy Resolution Essential to the New Year

It’s that time of the year.  We make all kinds of promises to ourselves to be healthier – more exercise, better diet – and to spend more time with the family, and be kinder to our neighbours. I have only … Continue reading

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Step out of Stress and into Peace and Wellness

Has the holiday hustle and bustle left you a little frazzled? Stress from a busy holiday celebration schedule – or in the workplace or in school – can affect the mental health of even the most balanced person. Mental health – a subject … Continue reading

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Let Your Smartphone Help You Relax

This article was published on the Simcoe.com blog hosted by the Metroland Group of papers. The technology paradox: it allows us to be connected 24/7 which increases our overload and states of stress – but it can now also be … Continue reading

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