The Healing Power of Physical Activity

You have likely heard it many times before: the importance of being physically active for overall health and wellness. As a kinesiologist by profession, I help individuals on a daily basis by using exercise as treatment for physical concerns, and as therapy to improve various chronic health conditions. However, what many people don’t realize isContinue reading “The Healing Power of Physical Activity”

Shift Your Mindset For Happiness and Success

Have you been feeling stuck lately? Feeling unmotivated or uninspired? It’s actually perfectly normal to feel this way from time to time. We can’t always function at 100%, have an abundance of enthusiasm, a constant flow of creative ideas, or an unwavering work ethic. When the momentum of the New Year starts to fade andContinue reading “Shift Your Mindset For Happiness and Success”

27 Practices to Maintain your Wellbeing

A few of the most important ways to maintain good mental and physical health include taking care of yourself and your relationships, being active in your community, spending time in nature, feeling a sense of purpose, along with making time for things you enjoy! I put together a list of 27 different wellness activities thatContinue reading “27 Practices to Maintain your Wellbeing”

Natural Remedies to Recharge Your Immune System

Summer is slowly coming to an end, and as much as we don’t want to admit it, the colder weather will be here sooner than we know it. While we will soon be pulling out our cozy sweaters and fall boots, sipping on warm teas and hearty soups, let’s not forget to make sure ourContinue reading “Natural Remedies to Recharge Your Immune System”

The Strength in You

Sometimes it’s hard to recognize and observe our strengths at the same level we recognize and observe our weaknesses. Yet, balance is necessary in order for us to fully appreciate our lives. Perhaps for a long time, our mindset has been accustomed to more easily seeing and judging our own weaknesses. Although we may notContinue reading “The Strength in You”

Positive Mental Health

Mental health is an increasingly important topic in today’s society, especially in relation to practicing and maintaining positive mental health. In recent years, there has been a surge in the abundance of resources and education around positive thinking, mindfulness, and healthy self-care practices. However, did you know that the study of positive mental health hasContinue reading “Positive Mental Health”

Mindfulness for Kids

Mindfulness practice is becoming widely popular among individuals wanting to improve the way they think, approach problems, manage stress, and increase focus and creativity. Through research, it has been shown to improve the outcomes and manageability of various health conditions such as heart disease, fibromyalgia, cancer, psoriasis, immune disorders, inflammatory issues, in addition to anxiety,Continue reading “Mindfulness for Kids”

Will Smith’s Top Tips for Success

Undoubtedly one of the most successful stars in Hollywood, Will Smith is more than an inspirational role model in the movie and music industry. During numerous interviews and talks, he frequently shares motivational and mindfulness advice, and discusses his secrets of how he has achieved success in life. For this reason, Will is now famouslyContinue reading “Will Smith’s Top Tips for Success”

The After-Yoga Effect

Don’t you just love that feel-good ambience after finishing a relaxing yoga class? I always feel so refreshed, rejuvenated, and able to re-focus onto the tasks of my day ahead. I love how I can incorporate self-awareness and mindfulness into a daily yoga practice, eliminating any negativity and judgements of thoughts. Knowing that this ancientContinue reading “The After-Yoga Effect”

Wisdom and Courage

“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference” – Reinhold Niebuhr This serenity prayer has become a mantra for many people struggling with life challenges. It reveals that wisdom and courage are intertwined, and suggests that theseContinue reading “Wisdom and Courage”