Hate your job? Maybe you don’t have to…

Find getting up in the morning a struggle? Can't stand your boss? You're not alone. Many others feel the same as you. And like you, press onward hoping to go upward. The post, Take This Job and Love it on Psychology Today is an oldie, but a goodie. It briefly discusses 5 things you can … Continue reading Hate your job? Maybe you don’t have to…

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Have a “Happy Hour” Tonight

No, I don't mean with booze (but you could...). I mean an hour (or half if you are limited on the time front) of doing something that makes you happy. Let me be clear, this does not refer to happiness derived from getting all the chores completed on your To-Do list.  Yet, if doing chores … Continue reading Have a “Happy Hour” Tonight

Favourite Recipe Friday

Good morning! This is one of our favourite recipes (as the title of the post suggests). If you want something tasty, easy, and fairly nutritious, Moroccan Chicken is the dish for you. What you'll need: 6-8 chicken thighs (boneless/skinless) 1 cup salsa 1/4 cup chicken broth 2 tsp Tabasco sauce 2 tsp honey 1 tsp ground cumin … Continue reading Favourite Recipe Friday

Wednesday Workout Tip: Invest in a Foam Roller

This is my second post regarding foam rollers - largely because I think they are useful stretching tools. Check out this video for instruction on proper form and different techniques. Happy foam rolling. M P.S. I have to shout out to Tina at A.C.P. Rehab in Guelph for posting this on her blog. Check it … Continue reading Wednesday Workout Tip: Invest in a Foam Roller

Why the Body Mass Index (BMI) Doesn’t Cut It

Ever calculated your body mass index (BMI)? Were you surprised at the result? Ever wondered what it means? If the measure is accurate? If you answered yes to ANY of the questions above, I would encourage you to read the article on BMI by Dr. Janiszewski, co-founder of the well-known blog site, Obesity Panacea. Now, … Continue reading Why the Body Mass Index (BMI) Doesn’t Cut It

Why growing up is hard and why no one ever talks about it

I appreciate that this topic is fairly off piste, however, it has been on my mind as of late. Yet, growing up/becoming a fully independent adult can be very stressful and I talk about stress a lot - its short- and long-term side effects, how to manage it better through exercise, diet, and mindfulness, etc. … Continue reading Why growing up is hard and why no one ever talks about it