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3 Lessons from a Dragon

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Dragon’s Den, Arlene Dickinson spoke on “Leadership and Believing in Yourself” at the Human Resource Progressional Association’s Executive night?March 20, 2014. Arlene shared ?her life story of coming to Canada from South Africa as a child with her family and ?only having? $50, dreaming of being a mother, being a mother of 4 children, finding […]

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Planning and Implementing a Successful Health and Wellness Program

Written by Jayne Hembruff Doug Brown and I have identified five key elements: Summarize Data Consult Experts Organization Goals, Strategy & Culture Committee Examine Options As we know and our live webinar listeners confirmed yesterday, most organizations largest health related costs are Insurance Premiums 63% Mental health and Stress 15% LTD & STD cost 11% […]

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Research shows Yoga can help Improve Mental and Physical Wellness

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Research shows Yoga can help Improve Mental & Physical Wellness Did you know, 1 out of every 3 Canadians will be affected by anxiety and/or mood disorders and that child and adolescent incidents are on the rise? Scientifically- Backed Benefits of Yoga: Research on yoga is still in its infancy, however below are some published […]

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Family caregivers in the workplace

?Family caregivers in the workplace Do you want to integrate psychological health and safety (PH&S) in the workplace??The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is hosting workplace webinars on the?last Wednesday of every month at noon E.T. Sign-up today for the eighth session in a series of?free?webinars designed specifically to discuss PH&S in the workplace. […]

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Yoga helped me lose Weight

Has yoga helped you or someone you know lose weight??Please share your story with us. One of my clients forwarded this great article by?Jennifer Kries, ?an internationally renowned mind-body-spirit innovator and author. I wanted to share this??article with you since it highlights how yoga helps create self awareness. Self awareness happens when we are able […]

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What Style of Yoga is Right for You?

On Feb 23, 217, Jen shared with me she wrote a detailed, up-to-date 7,000 word guide on the 20 most common types of yoga and is packed with helpful tips and advice. check it out at https://www.jenreviews.com/types-of-yoga/ What Style of Yoga is Right for You?? (written 2012) With over 90 different style of pose based yoga, […]

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Yoga for Snow Shovelling?preventing and easing the pain

Yoga for now Shovelling?preventing and easing the pain It has been one snowy winter this year, making lots of beautiful “snow mountains” and great ski and tobagan hills. Make snow?shovelling?a?fun family activity?and time for bonding. Bundle up the kids and get them helping to shovel. Some experts even suggest ditching?the?snow blower. Shovelling snow is good […]

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Pre-Natal Yoga: 8 Essential Questions you need to ask

Congratulation, you are expecting a baby!!! ? Exciting times ahead. ? If you are like many expecting parent, you may have heard yoga is good for you. That is so true!! I am a mother of three and did yoga while pregnant with all three is it helped with my pregnancy, labour, delivery and after […]

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Diets rich in fruits and vegetables will not only lead to a slimmer figure and better physical health, it may also lower the risk of depression

Diets rich in?fruits and vegetables?will not only lead to a?slimmer?figure and?better physical health, it may also?lower the risk of depression?according to new study http://life.nationalpost.com/2013/09/19/diet-heavy-in-fruits-vegetables-protects-mental-health-while-fast-food-may-invite-depression-finland-study/  

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6 Tips for the Day After a Bad Night’s Sleep

6 Tips for the Day After a Bad Night’s Sleep Unfortunately for many of us, life is busy and will not wait for you to get rested. To get all the energy you can some of the leading sleep doctors offer tips on how to power through the day after a bad night’s sleep. 1.??? […]

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