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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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chronic pain

Living Well with Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is overwhelming and often starts suddenly and unexpectedly. People who suffer from chronic pain often feel helpless and hopeless. They may feel like they don’t have the coping skills that they need to manage the pain. They may also feel judged by people in their life who don’t understand what it is like… Read more »

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winter runner

Are you a Runner? Things to Know Before Running in the Cold

The cold is back and with it comes some winter activities like snowboarding, skiing, skating and tobogganing. Some people however, enjoy their morning run even in the winter time. Running is a great way to keep your blood circulating and staying physically as well as mentally healthy. Here is a list of things to keep… Read more »

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relationships

Facing a Crisis? – Tap into Your Greatest Resource

When you are facing a crisis, do you know what your greatest resource is? In The Happiness Advantage, Shawn Achor presents research to suggest that it is the quality of our social support networks, i.e., our personal relationships, that are our greatest resource. How do we know relationships matter so much to our happiness and… Read more »

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Be SMART About New Year’s Resolutions

There is something about a new year that compels us to set resolutions to make big improvements in our lives! But, many New Year’s resolutions are broken before January is even over, and we feel worse than had we not set a resolution. The “just do it” approach may serve to sell Nike, but it… Read more »

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woman thinking

9 Thinking Habits to Avoid in 2018

Sometimes our thinking habits can deflate us. If we can identify those thought processes, we can take the first step to breaking them. Do you: Over-generalize? When a single incident in your life becomes a huge pattern of defeat, you are overgeneralizing. This is what I always do. I never get it right. Succumb to… Read more »

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Brain power

Boost Your Brain Power by Saying “No” to Multitasking

This blog is inspired by the work of Dr. Sandra Bond Chapman and Shelly Kirkland.  Sandra is the founder and chief director of Center for BrainHealth, and is a distinguished University Professor at The University of Texas at Dallas. We live in a fast-paced world where everyone is constantly on the run; yet this negatively… Read more »

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Love in a Box

Consider Love in a Box This Holiday Season

I wanted to share a simple, meaningful, inexpensive gift idea that emerged from a discussion I had with a client about making a self-care box for themselves. It began when I shared what I had read about a unique exercise in a classroom. Children were acting up so a teacher had each child write one… Read more »

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feeling stress during the holidays

Are you feeling stress this holiday season?

During the holidays, we often set impossible standards and place unrealistic demands on ourselves in an attempt to provide and enjoy the perfect season. Rather than enjoy, however, we feel stress about the shopping, the spending, holiday events, and pleasing others. When we are feeling the most overwhelmed, it is a good time to reflect… Read more »

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couple

Are You In a Healthy Relationship?

November is Woman Abuse Prevention month. It’s a good time to reflect on couple relationships and what qualities make for a healthy relationship, and what traits do not. Seek out a partner who: Is respectful and kind. Listens to what you have to say. Doesn’t twist your words. Takes responsibility for their own behaviour and… Read more »

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