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Wellness is an interactive process of becoming aware of and practicing healthy choices to create a more successful and balanced lifestyle.

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Volunteer Week

Want to Feel Healthier and Happier? – Volunteer!

As National Volunteer Week approaches (April 7 – 13th), we look forward to celebrating our volunteers at Carizon! Volunteers help improve quality of life for others. Volunteers also gain valuable experience, develop new skills and studies show that involved Canadians enjoy improved overall health. Every day at Carizon we witness the benefits of having volunteers… Read more »

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Tax Time is here.

We should all be completing our returns…why? When we hear that it’s tax time again, many of us wince at the thought. But, there are many benefits to completing your tax returns. Here are some you should be thinking about: For the Employee: To verify that your employer has deducted CPP, EI Benefits and Income… Read more »

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Tips to Nurture Loving Relationships All Year Long

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and Carizon staff share some skills and traits that help to nurture and sustain loving relationships all year long. Love yourself. If you have self love, you can tolerate differences in others. If you feel good about you, your behaviour tends to be in keeping with how you feel about… Read more »

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Low Cost Ideas for Winter Family Activities

Family Day is fast approaching – Monday, February 18th. It is a time to celebrate families and to think about how spending time together can strengthen our relationships. The staff at Carizon has provided a list of winter family activities that are either free or low cost and provide fun for the whole family on… Read more »

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6 Reasons You Should Practice Self Care and Participate in #MEdayWR

Last year, during the month of February, Carizon started a new initiative – we designated February as a month for self-care. Knowing that these last months of winter contribute to the blahs, the whole idea behind the movement was to encourage people to undertake self-care activities that promote wellness. Carizon also designated a day in the middle of… Read more »

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7 Resolutions for Your Finances in 2019

Often at the start of January, we make resolutions about things we are going to do in the new year. To safeguard your hard-earned cash, you should also look to things you are not going to do in the future. Here are seven recommended “Don’ts” to adopt as part of your everyday money management practices…. Read more »

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Are you struggling with anxiety, depression or loss this holiday season?

Holiday time can be a challenging time for managing feelings of anxiety or depression. Beyond coping with daily struggles, many feel the added burden of: time and financial constraints commercialization and pressure to overspend media images of perfect couples and families celebrating holidays together idealized, yet unrealistic expectations feeling that our imperfect families and relationships… Read more »

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Create a Stress Coping Plan this Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time to spend with family and friends. It’s a time to celebrate long-lived traditions and introduce new ones. The holidays can also be a time when we experience numerous stressors such as doing too much and spending too much, experiencing too much togetherness, or not enough togetherness. The positive side… Read more »

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