Category Archives: Health Talk

Staying Mentally Happy and Healthy

There are many things that contribute to emotional stress. It can be uncertainty during these times, job loss, growing financial pressures, altered daily routines, or even loneliness. When the future seems so unsure and we are grappling with so much uncertainty, how can we manage our mental health? Here are a few self-care strategies to boost your mood and offer … <entire article…>

Staying Healthy and In Shape

There’s no question that our daily routines have changed in ways we never could’ve anticipated. The general consensus is to limit exposure to others and practice new social routines like self-isolation and social distancing. However, these habits, if not monitored with keen eyes, can be harmful to our health if we are not careful. This lifestyle shift can lead to … <entire article…>

Boosting Your Immune System

Boosting immune health is a topic of conversation, which is high on many people’s list of goals for themselves. You may be wondering how you can help your body fight off illnesses. Or how can your diet or vitamins help boost your immune system. In general, our bodies, or immune system, does an admirable job warding off harmful pathogens or disease-causing organisms. However, sometimes … <entire article…>

Let’s Get Physical

We hear it from health experts all the time. How physical activity provides long-term health benefits for children, youth and adults alike. Physical activity is a natural mood enhancer. Have you ever worked out and experienced that “feel good” sensation afterwards? Studies have shown that physical activity has emotional benefits like alleviating stress, anxiety depression, but health benefits like improving … <entire article…>

5 Tips To A Healthy Heart

The heart is arguably one of the most important organs in our bodies. This dual-chambered pump located at the centre of our chest, provides the body with oxygen, blood and the nutrients it needs to survive. Although the heart is a physical organ, it is also the spiritual centre of your wellbeing. Here is a list of things you can … <entire article…>

Healthy Skin and Nails During the Winter Months

Think for a moment about what happens to your skin during the winter months, when the weather turns cold and humidity levels drop. Moisture escapes more easily, because even the protective oils are no match for below freezing temperatures. And when there’s not enough water on the outer layer of your skin, it becomes dry. Before you know, you are … <entire article…>

Hair Health

Healthy looking hair is generally a sign of good health and good hair-care practices. For those with less hair, everything that applies to hair health also applies to a healthy scalp. We all can take steps to keep our hair  and scalp healthier. Hair and Scalp – What You Eat Research shows without a doubt that correct nutrition is instrumental … <entire article…>

Marvelous Hearing Machines

Our bodies’ ability to hear is truly miraculous! Our ears are an extremely advanced and sensitive organs, though, we just accept hearing without thinking about it. When you clap your hands, listen to music, even sing in the shower, the surrounding air vibrates in the form of waves, similar to waves on water. These waves strike the eardrum, which functions … <entire article…>

Get Fit the Aqua Fit Way

Imagine, exercising without breaking a sweat. At the same time, you can enjoy the fun of being in the water all at the same time! Aquafit (otherwise known as aqua aerobics or exercising in water) is the perfect summer fitness activity. Best of all, it can be enjoyed at all ages and levels of ability.  Why it Works? Exercising in … <entire article…>