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Mental Illness Cost Canadians $51 Billon

Mental Illness Cost Canadians $51 Billon That is right, Mental illness costs the Canadian economy $51 Billion annually ?(2011, Conference Board of Canada) Organizations are reporting approximately 30% of all disability claims and 70% of the associated plan costs are related to mental illness. What is even more frustrating is 40% of mental health-related cases […]

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Eat Right Ontario

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Eat Right Ontario Read great articles by?registered dietitians by visiting?www.eatrightontario.ca Or ask a registered dietitians?a question?  

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Yoga can help with Compassion Fatigue

Do you care for someone? If so, does it leave you feeling?fatigued and depleted? At the end of the day are left with nothing for you? If so, you may have compassion fatigue. A regular yoga practice can help you not feel as fatigued and depleted and is an easy form of self care. Yoga […]

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CTV News-Feb 11, 2012: Yoga beneficial, but you have to be careful

Yoga beneficial, but you have to be careful Andrea Janus, CTVNews.ca Date:?Sat. Feb. 11 2012 5:42 PM ET Early last month, a headline in the New York Times triggered a tidal wave of outrage in the blogosphere and Twitterverse from devoted yogis who felt their practice was under attack by one of the paper’s science […]

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“Jayne Breather” – The ultimate breathe to soothe and calm the nervous system

“Jayne Breather”? This yoga breath is the ultimate breath to soothe and calm the nervous system, reduce the severity of panic attacks and can slow down the heart rate. It is adopted from the traditional yoga breath ?nadi shodhana?/alternate nostril Give it a try. Begin by sitting up with a long tall back. Take your […]

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Yoga for Anxiety and Mood Disorders – A look at the Research

Did you know…… 1 out of every 3 Canadians will be affected by anxiety and/or mood disorders Child and adolescent incidents on the rise! $51 Billion/year spent on Mental Health in Canada (2011 Conference Board of Canada) 2009 Harvard Mental Health Reports Yoga Helps: Bipolar disorder, major depression, and schizophrenia ? after 1 yoga participants […]

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Yoga Can Help Improve your Performance

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Improving your Performance Through Yoga? I am often asked to do “Stretching” talks for runners and walkers of all levels. I begin by reminding people yoga blends poses, breathe work and meditation. Yoga poses help to strengthen and stretch your body. Poses also teach you proper alignment which helps prevent injury and recovery from injury. […]

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