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8 Things you Might not Know About How Orange / Amber light wakes us up!

By | 2017-05-25T22:52:26+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

SAD, or Seasonal Affective Disorder, has been in the news a lot lately with many parts of the country experiencing long, cold winters. Orange / Amber light wakes us up and helps us with the symptoms but there is still much you may not know. We've got ten items that might just surprise you. Those Exposed [...]

A Meditation on Mother’s Gratitude (ways to get a little calm in the chaos)

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:14+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Being a Mom can be a tiring job that never lets up. Day after day, doing the same tasks. Running the kids to school and to activities. Working in-home and out of home. Washing dishes, sweeping, picking up the same toys over and over. Laundry. Teaching the kids how to do things, even though it's faster [...]

Is Your Cell Phone and Other Devices Hurting Your Neck?

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:14+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

People often joke that modern society is a, "pain in the neck." Many people don't even realize how true this is!  Your cell phone and other devices are now part of our daily lives and health problems are becoming associated with their habitual use. There are basically three ways that the hard and soft tissues of [...]

Busy Moms Need Their Sleep – 4 Life Hacks So You Can Get To Bed Earlier

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:14+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Managing kids isn't easy. If you're a mom, then you already knew that. However, if you find yourself constantly at your wit's end, trying to figure out where you can find a few extra hours in the day for a nap, then it might be time to re-think your schedule. Because a good night's sleep is [...]

Battle The Winter Blues!

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:14+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

While the days are getting longer, you are probably still battling the lethargy that comes with the winter months. Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as “SAD” is described by the Mayo Clinic as, “a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons. SAD begins and ends at about the same times every year. If you're [...]

New Year, New You! Ways to get back on track after holiday indulgence!

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:14+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Congratulations! You’ve made it through the holidays, despite how much wine you had to drink to deal with your in-laws and close talking aunt. But now that the fun and merriment have slowed down, you may have noticed that you’re feeling a little lethargic, bloated & probably not feeling quite like yourself. When we overindulge, a [...]

Three Healthy Alternatives For Holiday Favourites!

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:14+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Just because it’s the holiday season doesn’t mean calories don’t count (as much as we tell ourselves that’s true!) But don’t think you have to munch on just kale and carrots while everyone else around you is imbibing spirits and enjoying festive treats… just be sure that YOU’RE the one supplying the good choices at the [...]

Make Your Bedroom A Calming Space For A Better Night Rest

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:14+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

With a little bit of TLC, your bedroom can become a solace of calmness. There are few key concepts that have been proven scientifically that really make a huge difference and can be used to revolutionize the way you sleep. We’re not saying you need to give your room an Extreme Home Makeover, simply moving around [...]

Practicing Yoga For A Good Night Rest

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:14+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Getting a decent night's rest is a significant player in both your work and social life. There's nothing worse than getting up in the morning feeling drained and unmotivated to begin your day. This comes from not committing time before bed to clearing your brain and unwinding your body. You don’t need to achieve inner peace [...]

Toddlers Sleeping Peacefully? Not Impossible!

By | 2017-05-24T03:52:15+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Yes, it may seem like an impossible feat to get toddlers to bed, and the word “mombie” may come to mind to those who have had to wrangle a toddler into a good sleeping routine in the past. But with a few tips and tricks from child behaviour specialists, child therapists and Mom’s ready to share [...]