As someone who has spent a lot of time working with pre- and post-op clients, high performance athletes, and regular everyday exercising folks, I cannot help but notice a few very common trends amongst exercisers. With gyms now open (YAY!), consider giving this a read before your next visit!
YOU NEED 10,000 STEPS A DAY TO BE HEALTHY While this 10,000 steps marker is a great benchmark for overall activity, it is not the only parameter we need to focus on with respect to [...]
In honor of National Volunteer Week last month, I thought it would be worthwhile to highlight the positive effects of volunteering on mental health and wellbeing. I, myself was very surprised to hear that this was a researched area and that volunteerism contributed to positive mental wellbeing?! Upon reading the literature, it became evident as to why.
Happy April everyone! As the weather begins to warm up and we find ourselves ENJOYING being outside more and engaging in healthy habits, I thought It would be a great month to introduce you to [...]
As we roll into March 2021, I think we are all having a little PTSD of what March 2020 was like exactly one year ago. It has been one entire year of navigating an evolving, [...]
Brought to you by the Fox Creek Library! Are you someone that always has a book on the go? Pat yourself on the back, because you’re already contributing to better emotional and mental health—from [...]
Maintaining “balance” over the holidays can seem extremely unrealistic for a lot of folks. The holidays are quite literally the “over the top” season; overspending, overindulging, overeating, and some people are frankly “over” the holidays [...]
When I stumbled upon this question on the internet, I was totally intrigued. How DOES social media affect our spending?! I can take a guess and say that it heightens our desire to “want” things [...]
Supplementation is a HUGE industry these days; it’s the hot topic around for any gym goers, and even the not-so-intense-casual-exercisers! As consumers that care about our health and wellness (and the thickness of our wallet), [...]