In this fast-paced world, there are people paying little attention to their wellbeing, with their hectic work schedules, and other social activities. Stress and sleep deprivation has become a common household and workplace term to such an extent that people think that having such burden is just a normal occurrence of life. Research such as…

During cold and flu season, the truth of the situation is most of us aren’t into feeling sick, missing work or social events – basically putting life on hold. That means the solution is usually to go straight for the sleep aids, decongestants, pain killers, even antibiotics. I’m here to tell you that heading in…

No matter what your health goal may be – losing weight, more energy, vibrant skin – sleep is going to help. Getting better sleep is even a step towards decreasing your risk of chronic disease. Who doesn’t want that?! So how much is enough? The amount of sleep we need really depends on our age. Children…

We recently sat down with Giddy Yoyo’s Bridgitte Longshore for a live Q and A session. Here are a few highlights: How Giddy Yoyo Came About: The product of an entrepreneurial family and a mom of 4 kids, the idea for Giddy Yoyo came from the lack of clean and responsibly produced but still tasty treats…

“Gratitude is a powerful process for shifting your energy and bringing more of what you want into your life. Be grateful for what you already have and you will attract more good things.” Thanksgiving is just two days away. So let’s start giving thanks! All week we’ve been talking on our Morning Moments about how…

It’s that time of year again: time for the winter blues. If you are one of the many people affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) at the change of seasons, not to worry. You’re not alone and there are definitely steps you can take for overcoming those blues. What is Seasonal Affective Disorder? SAD is…

I want to start with a story. One of my good friends lives in Toronto and her sister lives in the States. They’re pretty close and talk a lot on the phone, through text, and see what’s going on through Facebook and Instagram. But on a recent visit to Toronto, no matter where these ladies…

What is color therapy? Color therapy says that we are energetic beings, that all things are energy including light and colors, and that different colors will have different effects on us. The way color affects us is taken into consideration for healing. Each color is connected to a particular chakra, and using different colors can…

Listen: I get it. Life is busy and it’s not unusual to feel short for time, like you’ve got too much on your plate, or that you don’t have time to take on something new. But let me tell you a secret: When you don’t prioritize yourself, you actually get less done and waste more…

When you look at the foods that dominate TV commercials, billboards, and grocery aisles – white bread, French fries, chips, etc. – they are high in sugar and/or starch and low in everything else on the nutrient spectrum. These nutrient poor foods, among other things, can actually lead to overeating due to starvation. Not starvation…

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