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Chronic Covid – How to Support Long-Haulers
As Covid cases drop around the world, many companies are now looking forward to getting back up to speed, but it's becoming increasingly clear that it won't be business as usual for a while yet.
The Future of Fitness — Making Movement More Inclusive
For professional fitness trainer Megan Williamson (BA, NASM, CPT) inclusive fitness isn't a trend, it's the only way forward, and the reason she does what she does.
Looking for More Personal Training Clients? 5 Easy and Effective Ways to Boost your Business
It's been a game-changing year for the fitness industry. During the long months of quarantine and its associate restrictions, demand for personal training services soared—virtual training services that is.
Why You Should Eat More Chocolate (yes, you read that right)
How many chocolate eggs did you eat over Easter? If the answer is, 'a shameful amount', read on for some good news...
5 Ways to Turn Bad Stress Good
We think of stress as the ultimate health boogeyman—and for good reason. The link between stress and disease is well-established , with hundreds of studies demonstrating its catastrophic impact on our mental and physical well being.
World Wide Wellness: Channel Healing Energy with Qigong
You may have tried acupuncture , you might be familiar with cupping, or gua sha , you might even be a devotee of tai chi, but have you heard of Qigong?
Isolated and Unproductive — The Dark Side of WFH (Work From Home)
In early 2020 the world of work underwent an immense shift. As pandemic restrictions took hold, businesses shuttered, offices closed, and workplaces went to the web.
Bored with Bathing? Supercharge your Soak with these 5 tips
If you think of bathing as just another way to get clean, you're doing it wrong. It’s so much more than immersing yourself in water and emerging dirt-free, it's also about having a stress-relieving, tension-easing, health-boosting experience .
Let It Grow—8 Health Benefits to Having Indoor Plants
Nothing adds to your home or workspace quite like a plant. It’s an instant way to jazz up your space without burning a hole in your pocket. Recently, on social media, indoor plants have been having a moment. One hypothesis for why this may be is that, with the pandemic, ...
Do Yoga, Sleep Better — How to Cultivate a More Restful Practice
A couple of weeks ago, right around the time the temperature dropped to a bone-chilling minus 15 degrees, I decided to take my first hot yoga class ...
Ditch the Detox & Avoid the Retox
As unpredictable as life may seem, there are a few certainties—death, taxes, and the start of the year detox diets.
7 Effective Natural Antibiotics and How to Take Them
The human body is under constant attack from invisible invaders—sneaky bacteria just waiting for you to cut your finger, eat something that’s been lingering on the counter too long, or catch a cold .
Hack Your Dreams — 5 Ways to Nix Your Nightmares
Everyone knows that heart-stopping moment when you wake with a jolt, the blankets twisted around you, blood pumping, breath caught in your throat.
New Year, New You — How to Improve Your Overall Wellness in 2021
If you’re like us, you’ll note that 2021 is feeling eerily similar to 2020. That just won’t do. So, if your wellness routine is feeling stagnant, or a little too much same ol’ same ol’, it’s time to take the year, and your routine, in hand.
Take the Polar Plunge — How Cold Can Improve Your Health
All over the Northern hemisphere, a very strange ritual takes place in the first few weeks of the New Year. Hundreds of hardy swimmers gather at various locations to take a dip in whatever wild body of water they can find. They plunge into the icy cold depths to raise ...
5 Reasons Women Don't Weight Train and Why They're Wrong
A few years ago, I got bored of Pilates and decided to take a boxing class. Several painful sessions later, I came to an uncomfortable realization—I was fit, but I wasn't strong . The time had come to lift, and ...
Look After Your Heart! 7 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Lower Blood Pressure
Hearts are everywhere this month thanks to Valentine's Day—gaudy displays in the stores, cutesy cards, love songs on the radio—but how often do we pay attention to our actual hearts, that major organ that keeps us alive.
Making the Most Out of Couples Counselling
Despite what the Valentine's Day cards say, love isn't all magic and unicorns. It's hard, it's messy, and it takes work.
7 Little Things You Can Do Right Now to Improve Your Relationship (According to Science)
With Valentine's Day fast approaching, images of shiny, happy, perfect couples are everywhere. If you've ever been in an adult relationship you'll know that the reality is a lot messier, and more complicated.
A Valentines Q&A with Intimacy Coach Viktoria Kalenteris
Love is in the air this month, but for some couples keeping the fire alive isn't easy. If you're out of the starry-eyed phase and wondering if you and your partner have lost your spark, don't panic.
Journaling 101: A Beginners Guide to Writing Away Your Worries
I've kept a diary since I was 9 years old and even though some of my earliest entries still make me cringe ( 'Cottage pie for dinner AGAIN. Ugh '), it's a habit I've grown to depend on.
Family Fitness – How and Why to Get Moving Together
For personal trainer Jordan McWhirter being active isn't just a job, it's a family tradition.
Why You Should Be Eating Purple Food
Turn Your Plate Purple - Why You Should Eat Purple Foods If you grew up in a household like mine, you were probably told to “eat your greens”. Turns out, there’s more to eating healthy than simply eating your greens. You need all kinds of colours in your diet, all ...
The Wellness Trends We Loved In 2020 – and What We're Excited for in 2021
2020 put a strain on everyone, for sure. The good news is that health is now firmly in the mainstream conversation and most of us are focused on wellness heading into 2021.
Beating Belly Bloat in the New Year
‘Tis the season for over-indulging. You may have had more than a few holiday treats by now. If the constant onslaught of rich meals, sweet treats, and decadent desserts has your stomach swelling, you're not alone. Bloating is a very common problem which occurs when the digestive system fills up ...
Timing is Everything – How to Lean into Your Body Clock for Better Health
Timing is Everything – How to Lean into Your Body Clock for Better Health When people talk about the biological clock it's usually in reference to reproduction, and if you're a woman over the age of 30 you're probably sick of the phrase. Your internal clock doesn’t really have anything ...
Do You Really Have a Slow Metabolism?
We don't always think of them in technical terms, but our bodies are some of the most complex, efficient and hard-working machines on the planet. At the heart of it all is your metabolism.
Collagen 101 — Why and How to Take This Super Supplement
Collagen sales soared this year as the trendy supplement hit headlines—endorsed by celebrities from the Kardashian clan to Jennifer Aniston.
Healing With PEMF Therapy
When Walt Whitman wrote about 'the body electric', it wasn't just a poetic figure of speech. Our bodies are electric, with each cell carrying both positive and negative charges.