Wellness Blog

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

Latest Posts

smiling woman image

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 »

Read More ›
Senior woman

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 »

Read More ›
woman thinking

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 »

Read More ›
Mom and daughter hugging

Guidelines to Assist Children Who Have Experienced Trauma

A variety of traumatic events can impact the lives of children. There could be an ongoing, everyday occurrence, like being ostracized at school, or the completely unexpected, such as a death in the family. Reactions to trauma are age-related. Younger children are more likely to regress. They may lose speech or the ability to do… Read more »

Read More ›
Man Trying to Manage emotions

Things You Can Do To Master Your Anger

Everyone gets angry from time-to-time. The important part is knowing how to work through that anger and how to maintain yourself so that the anger does not escalate. The Buddha states, “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who… Read more »

Read More ›
taking a vacation

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 »

Read More ›
graduate

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 »

Read More ›
walking in nature

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 »

Read More ›
boy camper

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 »

Read More ›

Register Now

Register Now

Would you like to register for a Carizon event?

(Registrations closed for Money Matters workshop)

DON’T WAIT. SIGN UP NOW!