Issue: Dec/Jan 2019/20
- Holiday Greetings...
- O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree
- Everyone Has One, What’s Your Story?
- Winter Protecting Your Home
- Glamming Up Without Breaking the Bank!
- Seeing Beyond the Dollars
- Holiday Gift Guide @ Local Shops
- 2020 Awards Season & Sports Galore Schedule
- Your Essential Home Kit for the Winter
- Sampling The World In Toronto
Category Archives: Health Talk
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…>
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…>
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…>
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…>
We usually think of our bodies in terms of individual parts, for example, we exercise to tone our abs, or we eat green vegetables because they are good for our heart. It’s the same way if we get sick or hurt. If we have a rash, we see a skin doctor, but if we break a leg, we see a … <entire article…>
During the winter months, many of us feel more like sitting around and watching television instead of going for a run! But despite a natural tendency in winter to slow down, staying active is essential for our health and our state of mind. The first step, what do you like to do outdoors? For some, it might be skating or … <entire article…>
Meditation is a mind and body practice that has a long history of use for increasing calmness and physical relaxation, improving psychological balance, coping with illness, and enhancing overall health and well-being. Many studies have been conducted to look at how meditation can be helpful for a variety of conditions: high blood pressure, certain psychological disorders, and pain. Researchers also … <entire article…>
You may not think that your ears are the most attractive parts of your body, but they definitely are two of the most valuable! Ears are in charge of collecting sounds, processing them, and sending sound signals to your brain. Hearing is how we experience music and interact socially with one another. Our hearing also protects us from danger – … <entire article…>
Eyes are so important, yet many of us forget to take care of them! Eyes give us sight, make it possible to take in the beauty of the world around us, admire the people we love, watch our favourite shows and read. How the eye works – In many ways, the human eye works much like a digital camera: Light … <entire article…>