The warmer weather is finally here and this means one thing: getting outside. We all tend to hibernate when it’s snowy, cold, and rainy but as soon as the bright blue sky and sunshine return, we’re all itching to get out and get moving.Read More
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Slow down. Relax. Take a breather. Enjoy the moment. Appreciate what you have. These are all very common slogans that we’ve all read on mugs, posters, Instagram posts, Facebook posts, and t-shirts. After a while, these messages might simply blend together. You think “I’ll slow down and take a breather when I have five minutes between work, working out, looking after the kids and laundry.”Read More
Around this time of the year there is lots of talk, articles and videos about spring cleaning. Most of this focus is on spring cleaning your house – getting rid of the 10 extra black sweaters, 5 identical pairs of jeans, stacks of worn-out towels, and kitchen gadgets you used once. While this kind of spring cleaning is very cathartic and good for the community (donate these items – don’t throw them out!) – we don’t want you to neglect spring cleaning for your body and mind as well.Read More
Autoimmune diseases are becoming more and more common. The incidences of people being diagnosed with autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s Disease, Grave’s Disease, lupus, Sjögren’s syndrome, and type 1 diabetes are on the rise. While the exact known causes of these autoimmune diseases is hard to define, we do know that these diseases are all linked to an over-active immune system.Read More
Ah February. For many of us this is a tough month. The highs of the holiday season are over, New Year resolutions are a thing of the past and now we’re faced with some grim weather. Rain, sleet, fog, short days, darkness, snow, ice, lack of sunlight - this is February.
Rheumatoid arthritis. Lupus. Crohn’s Disease. Ulcerative colitis. Multiple sclerosis. Type 1 diabetes. Guillain-Barre syndrome. Psoriasis. Graves’ disease. Vacultiis. Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Myasthenia gravis. Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy.Read More
It’s a brand new year. So many of us look to the New Year as way to hit the refresh button and make major changes. These changes can include exercising more, finding a new job, paying off debt, or making efforts to reduce your screen time. All of these changes are excellent.The thing to remember though with making and expecting big change from yourself (and your family) is the stress that comes with it. There is such a thing as good stress. This is the stress that helps you feel motivated and ready for action. But for most of us, this good stress is overshadowed and overpowered by negative stress. Read More
Ah December, this wonderful month is packed with family, friends, holidays, trips, and special memories. You’re likely just catching your breath from Thanksgiving and are now getting ready for a packed month of festivities.Read More
The liver is one of the most important organs we have. In fact, of all the organs in our body, the liver has the longest list of responsibilities.When it comes to our health and well-being, most of us don’t automatically think of our liver. This is why today, we want to remind you of how vital your liver is to your health, wellness, and longevity.Read More