Wellness Blog

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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Four Reasons Why You Need to Take Your Vacation!

The warm weather is finally here and summer vacation beckons! After a long, cold Canadian winter and spring, a vacation in the summer sun is not only welcome, but well-earned! Many of us think we cannot afford to take time due to work demands, deadlines and financial concerns. But, vacations are good for us. Here’s… Read more »

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Top 5 Ways To Be After You Graduate

Now that you are a graduate, what will you become? Graduation is a good time to reflect not only what’s next, but also on who you want to “be” in this world. Here are 5 ways to “be” the best version of yourself: Be…accountable. Whether you’re going to college, university or work, be sure to… Read more »

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Explore Nature as a Healer

I was touched recently by a documentary that I watched called Mother Nature’s Child. In one part, school children were given an exercise to sit outside and journal about what they could learn from nature in relation to a problem in their lives. One of the girls reported how she watched the wind and realized… Read more »

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If Your Child is Anxious About Camp: Try These Tips

March break is over and parents are now thinking about and planning the next big break for their kids – summer holidays! Most of us can hardly wait for the lazy, hazy days of summer and the break from our everyday routine of work, home and school life. However, not all children are waiting with… Read more »

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Helping Children Cope with Nightmares

Does your child suffer from recurring nightmares? Do you find your child trying to keep awake at bedtime for fear of the next scary dream? Is it difficult for your child to fall back to sleep at night after being awakened by a dream? If so, don’t fret, there are tried and true ways to… Read more »

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6 Things I Learned About Self-Care on #MEdayWR

As part of promoting self-care during the month of February, Carizon designated Wednesday, February 21st at Carizon as “Me Day.” Knowing that these last months of winter contribute to the blahs, the whole idea was to encourage people to undertake a self-care activity to promote wellness. Carizon also challenged a number of partnering organizations to… Read more »

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When life happens, make your budget work for you.

Life happens. And when life happens, it can affect everything from how much sleep we get to how much energy we have to get through the day. It can also affect our wallet and bank account balance. Have you been through an important life transition? Perhaps you have lost a member of your family. Perhaps… Read more »

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